Reach Volunteering are working with Northmoor Community Association, who are seeking a new Fundraising Trustee to join their friendly and committed board to help with fundraising activities and explore new opportunities.
Being a trustee at Northmoor Community Association will provide you an opportunity to have a profound impact on an organisation that has the needs of the community at its heart.
We are a learning organisation, whose main objective is to meet the needs of the community in Longsight. You will join a collaborative and open team and contribute with your skills and experience to keep our high standards of service and commitment to our clients. We have been awarded a PQASSO quality assurance mark, which is a great achievement for a small organisation such as ourselves.
- To assist the Board to see the bigger picture; bring a fresh perspective to fundraising plans and strategy, support the organisation’s fundraising activities
- Strategically assess where fundraising fits into the overall organisation strategy and to work with senior staff to ensure effective income generation is being achieved.
- Contributing knowledge of fundraising techniques and strategies, understanding results and approving budgets with real insight.
- Carry out risk assessment at every fundraising stage, especially when considering new or ambitious fundraising strategies.
- Network on behalf of the charity to solicit funds on a peer to peer basis.
- Be an active champion of the organisation.
- Build relationships with potential corporate partners and other key influencers
- Encourage an entrepreneurial fundraising culture and assess the cost benefit ratio of each planned type of fundraising.
- Someone with fundraising/income-generation knowledge and/or business development background
- An understanding of the UK charity sector, good governance, Charity Commission, Companies House requirements, relevant legislations and statutory requirements.
- An understanding of the challenges facing small to medium UK charities in maximising income streams & donor cultivation.
- Experience of diverse fundraising practices, including statutory funds, corporate and philanthropic giving would be valuable.
- Excellent networking skills, influencing and communication skills.
- Knowledge of digital or social media.
- Knowledge of the voluntary sector
- A thorough understanding of the Code of Fundraising Practice
The Board meets at 6 times a year for 1 1/2 hours in the evening (6.30pm-8pm) and one AGM.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted via Reach Volunteering in the first instance. Please submit your CV along with a covering letter stating why you wish to join the organisation, the skills and experience you would bring to the board and any other relevant information.