Events & Community Fundraiser

Recruiter
St Peter & St James Hospice
Location
North Chailey
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are situated in the heart of the Sussex countryside near Haywards Heath, providing specialist short and longer-term integrated palliative care. The Hospice has the following vacancy within its busy Fundraising Department.

Events & Community Fundraiser

£22,424.00 p.a. Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

We have an opportunity for an experienced Events & Community Fundraiser to join our successful community fundraising team.

Your role will include initiating, building, developing and managing fundraising relationships with new and existing supporters in the community to maximise and sustain income through community fundraising.

Reporting to the Events & Community Manager you will develop and deliver compelling fundraising activities for these groups to participate in including following up approaches on the phone and face to face to maximise income in order to reach agreed income targets. This includes working on a portfolio of exciting challenge events.

You will also undertake research in order to maximise fundraising opportunities, identifying possible targets, making appropriate fundraising approaches and all necessary follow-up. Responding to enquiries from supporters wishing to find out more about fundraising for the hospice in the community is also a main element of the role.

Using your exceptional customer service skills you will represent the hospice at all events, identify potential corporate partners to match them to relevant hospice fundraising products, and securing auction items, raffle prizes and additional gifts in kind from relevant organisations.

Preferably with fundraising experience or knowledge of how local fundraising processes work you will have excellent communication and customer service skills together with a good level of computer and office skills.

Due to our location you must have your own transport and the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

St Peter & St James Hospice, North Common Road, North Chailey, East Sussex, BN8 4ED

Charity No. 1056114

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