Fundraiser

Recruiter
Wiltshire Sight
Location
Devizes
Salary
£11,700
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Role description:

A vacancy has arisen for a part time position to join the charities head office team in Devizes as a Fundraiser for Wiltshire. Reporting to the Chief Executive, the successful candidate will enjoy a varied and rewarding role. Flexible working arrangements can be offered to the right candidate. Please note that there is a requirement to work some weekends (particularly in the summer) for which time off in lieu will be given. 25 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:

Fundraising

- Work to individual targets
- Managing existing community fundraising income streams.
- Maintain regular contact and support with existing and new fundraising groups
- Identifying funding opportunities and help secure funding for projects and ongoing costs.
- Managing the charity's participation in challenge events
- Managing and developing the charity's regular giving scheme.
- To work with the team to develop groups of volunteers in Wiltshire and Swindon to assist with the collection and delivery of collecting tins, arrange store/street collections throughout the area and distribution of leaflets
- Planning, promoting and attending various events for Wiltshire Sight.
- Attend team meetings and contribute to the development of new fundraising ideas.

The successful candidate will have:

- A professional, positive, proactive, can do attitude and the ability to work under pressure.
- Proven written skills.
- A flexible approach to the position, prepared to work at the weekends as required.
- Strong skills using the Microsoft Office Suite
- Commitment to and empathy with the objectives of Wiltshire Sight
- Excellent prospect research skills
- Ability to work under pressure and multi task
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to work on their own as well as part of a team
- Ability to travel throughout Wiltshire and Swindon

Please note

- This post will require a significant amount of evening and weekend work for which TOIL will be given.
- This post is subject to a DBS check.
- This post requires travel throughout Wiltshire and Swindon often with equipment