Community and Corporate Fundraising Manager

Ten2Two Ltd
Luton, UK
08 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Community and Corporate Fundraising Manager, Luton, Salary Depending on Experience. 20 hours per week

This registered Charity and membership organisation which supports children and young adults living with additional needs and disabilities throughout Bedfordshire, is currently looking to recruit a Community and Corporate Fundraising Managers. You will play a key role in the development and implementation of their activities in order to secure funding for programme work and organisational core costs.

The Role

Community Fundraising

- Build on relationships with existing supporters, engage with local people to improve supporter numbers
- Manage and lead the identification of, and approaches of new supporters to improve awareness and participation in fundraising events/challenges
- Create an annual community fundraising calendar of events, create marketing literature and promote events within the local community, via social media and on the website
- Think outside the box to create new interest in the work of the charity
- Maintain a database of supporters, participants and sponsors
- Identify and submit applications for prizes and awards that will raise the profile of the charity

- Manage current corporate partnerships, suggesting a number of ways to build on these relationships, maximising engagement with employees at all levels
- Identify and approach corporate prospects, securing financial contributions and the support of employees
- Promote the charity at events and sponsored challenges to corporate employees
- Create a database and strategy for engaging with clients and potential new customers
General Fundraising

- Support the Board of Trustees in the development and communications strategy and action plans
- Contribute new ideas for fundraising and identify suitable funding initiatives, calls for proposals etc.
- Objectively review the success and achievements against agreed targets, identifying strengths, weaknesses and areas for development
- Maintain organised hard and soft files of all fundraising information
- Participate in the day to day work of the organisation - such as reporting, attending team and Board meetings as required, and taking a flexible approach to general administrative and support tasks
- Represent the charity at events to members of the public and supporters, where necessary delivering presentations
- Attend appropriate training for the role

- Ensure the website fundraising and communications information is up to date
- Collate case studies, photographs and information as needed
- Ensure that letters, certificates and forms are produced in line with events and challenges
- Attend networking events to encourage corporate support
- Keep social media platforms correct and updated
- Respond appropriately to enquiries

- Advertise and recruit volunteers as required to support the functions of the fundraising team
- Carry out volunteer inductions
- Manage and supervise volunteers and their events
The Candidate

- Fundraising experience is essential
- Developing relationships with corporate and community partners
- Running community and corporate events
- Presenting and networking within the local community
- Working within a charitable environment, preferably within a disability field
- Excellent written skills with the ability to produce clear and creative literature and marketing materials
- High standard of computer literacy (Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook)
- Good attention to detail
- Demonstrable ability to plan and prioritise own workload with minimal supervision
- Excellent communication and presentation skills required to build relationships with potential donors, at all levels
- Ability to demonstrate initiative and work well under pressure
- Ability to understand and work to a budget, costing out fundraising events
- Ability to plan ahead and work within agreed time frames
- Ability and willingness to travel for work, own transport is essential
- Willingness to work evenings and weekends as required
- Good all-rounder, communicator, with a can-do attitude
The Terms

This part time role is being offered with a high level of flexibility and autonomy. A strategic lead, you will be in charge of your own area and managed in line with that. Salary available will be dependant on skills and experience. The ideal candidate would be able to commit to at least 20 hours per week. The role is based in their offices in Luton.

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