This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving local charity with ambitious plans to help individuals and families in need. The Renewal Programme is a multi-purpose Newham based charity that is passionate about supporting those that find themselves on the margins of our community, including those affected by homelessness, food poverty and isolation. Following the development of a new strategy and a refocus of the charity's vision and mission last year, we are now focussed on delivering an ambitious programme of support for vulnerable and disadvantaged people across Newham.
We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Fundraising and Communications Officer to help us transform our engagement with supporters and increase our income levels from a variety of sources. Joining a compassionate and driven team, you will work with colleagues and volunteers to unlock new opportunities. You will help us grow and manage our relationships with supporters and establish an effective individual giving programme.You will be part of our small but vital fundraising team, working with our Digital & Marketing lead to significantly increase our supporter base and regular individual giving numbers. An important part of this will be to help us become more effective at communicating our impact through positive storytelling, communications and imagery. Working with colleagues, you will help to showcase the breadth of people we serve and their experiences, using an empowering and inclusive approach, to motivate donors to give.
We are looking for an individual with good experience of both fundraising and communications to contribute significantly to our cause. You will need to be able to demonstrate clear expertise in increasing fundraising income, as well as experience of managing a CRM system like Donorfy. You will be a strong team player with lots of enthusiasm and a positive, flexible attitude. You will report directly to our Chief Executive and work with the Senior Management Team. It is vital that you actively share our core values of dignity, inclusion, collaboration and empowerment.
This is a really exciting time to join the Renewal Programme and we can offer you a supportive and professional working environment with the option of some home working. We value innovation and you will have the opportunity to make a real difference and impact in our community. With your support we can grow our impact and continue to provide opportunities for continued connection, growth and progress.
Application Details: please note there is no closing date for this role,but early applications are encouraged as we will inviteinterviews and begin the selection process on a rolling basis, with the aim to have this position filled as soon as an appropriate candidate is identified.
Please apply by attaching an up to date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience and acovering letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Job Description and Person Specification (no more than 2 pages). APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVERING LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please ensure that your application contains details of 2 referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.
Equal Opportunities Statement
Newham Community Renewal Programme is committed to recruiting high quality candidates whose skills and experience are most suited to the job regardless of sex, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion (or beliefs), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age or political affiliation.