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Community Fundraiser

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22 May 2022

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Community FundraiserContract Type: PermanentLocation: Home Worker - Northern IrelandSalary: £26,451 - £28,886 - actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)Working Hours: 35 per weekClosing Date: 17 May 2022Interview Date: To be confirmedReference Number: VAC2884Please note, the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 23:59pm on the closing date.About Our ClientDementia devastates lives, but dementia won't win. Until the day a cure is found, our client will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything they do is informed and inspired by them.They are one of the UK's leading dementia charities. Every day, they work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. They provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need their help. And they are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.About the roleThe diverse and tenacious Regional Engagement team have a fantastic opportunity for a Community Fundraiser who can hit the ground running and take care of our supporters across West Northern Ireland.You will not be tied to a financial target, their focus is on developing incredible and long lasting relationships with their supporters. Success in your role will enable their colleagues to campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.Prepare for a fast-paced, creative, and diverse environment where you will need to be available, resourceful and inspiring every day to give your supporters the best possible experience of raising incredible amounts.About youYou will be the face of the company for those fundraising in your region - you will be their biggest cheerleader, their go-to person, and their sounding board. Being a people person goes without saying. Previous experience as a fundraiser is not essential, although it will be ideal. What is essential is the need to be a team player who will support colleagues when there are deadlines, and who knows when to ask for help themselves.The ideal candidate will be: - A big thinker, curious, and resilient - Exceptionally organised - Incredibly motivated - Confident in talking to supporters and colleagues alike - A team player - An excellent communicator - Great at timekeeping - Virtual and in person presentations to businesses and various groups and associations are a regular occurrence, we will prepare you on what to say, but confidence in presenting is required.The team come from all backgrounds and have a wealth of experience and skill to support you. In the team, help will always be there. They work in a 'win-lose-learn' culture, where they learn fast but accept that within a creative innovative and successful environment things will sometimes go wrong, but they learn from them.The most incredible volunteers who really make the whole thing work:They could not do the work they do without their unpaid and incredible volunteers. Whilst it would be great that you have experience of managing or recruiting volunteers, it is not required as they can familiarize you with this. You will need an appreciation of the value that their volunteers bring to them and can include, inspire and motivate them to develop lifelong support.Ideally you will have experience of the following: - Community Fundraiser - Fundraising - Charity - Not for Profit - Third Sector - Volunteer Management - Business Development - Legacy - Volunteer ManagerTheir employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. They are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. They also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career within the company.You may have experience of the following: Community Fundraiser, Fundraising, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Volunteer Management, Business Development, Legacy, Fundraiser, Volunteer Manager, Charities etc.Ref: 132 625
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