FUNDRAISING OFFICER (Grade 7) 60%-100% FTE negotiable
The Organic Research Centre is the UK’s leading independent research centre focusing on the development and promotion of sustainable, agroecological solutions to food, farming and environmental issues, including organic farming and agroforestry. Funded primarily by project grants and contracts, from government, EU and foundation sources, ORC also relies significantly on voluntary donations to pursue its mission.
We are looking to appoint a Fundraising Officer to support the development of its fundraising programme. This open-ended position will be based at ORC’s Elm Farm site near Newbury in Berkshire.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate a track record of successful fundraising from High Net Worth Individuals and Trusts plus exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to effectively build and nurture relationships in order to maximise income for the charity. An interest in and understanding of organic farming and environmental issues is desirable, but not essential as training will be provided.
Applications from individuals must be on an ORC application form. Further details and the application form can be downloaded from the Organic Research Centre website.Please quote reference ADM1702.
The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 5th June 2017. Interviews will be held at the Organic Research Centre on Wednesday 14th June 2017.