Trust Fundraising Officer
Are you looking for a rewarding role with training and development opportunities? Are you passionate and creative with strong communication skills? We have an exciting and rewarding fundraising opportunity working a local charity that supports all carers in Wiltshire and Dorset.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to work in this amazing sector or an experienced fundraising looking to make their next career move.
Position: Fundraising Officer
Location: Wiltshire/Dorset (flexible home/office base, with 3-4 days per month at the Trowbridge or Salisbury Office)
Hours: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday
Salary: Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 (depending on experience)
Benefits: 28 days’ holiday in addition to bank holidays, 5% employer contribution to pension, free annual eye tests.
Closing date: 2nd August
Interview date: 12th August
The Fundraising Officer will be a member of a dynamic team of committed and passionate individuals working together to raise the profile of carers and support the work of the organisation in Wiltshire and Dorset.
Reporting to the Head of Business Development, the Fundraising Officer will work along-side another fundraiser and the Communications and Digital team.
Duties and responsibilities include:
- Work closely with colleagues across the charity to understand funding needs
- Work with Finance team to develop robust project budgets
- Support existing Fundraising activities, including researching, planning, and reporting and seeing through to completion.
- Supporting operational staff to undertake monitoring and evaluation of funded projects
- Research and identify new funding opportunities
You may have previous fundraising experience, or you could be looking to move to the charity sector for a more rewarding role. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and research skills, be very organised and able to work to deadlines and meet targets. As Fundraising Officer, you will be able to develop relationships with existing and potential supporters.
- Be able to write creatively with passion and commitment
- Have an eye for detail
- Be able to complete research and problem solve
- Have good time management skills, able to work to deadlines to meet targets
- Have excellent communications skills, able to develop relationships with existing and potential supporters
About the Organisation
3 in 5 of us will become a carer at some point in our lives. Whether we are caring for a parent, partner or family member with an illness or disability, caring is a rewarding and demanding role. Unpaid carers save the economy over £132bn every year – that’s the cost of a second NHS. The carers the organisation supports saves the local economy over £961 million a year.
The charity helps carers access services, information, education and training, respite, and breaks from their caring role. They ensure they have a voice that is heard and work with health and social care professionals and employers to raise carer awareness and develop best practice.
The charity is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.
You may have experience as a Fundraiser in Trusts, Community, Grants, Foundations, Major Donors or Legacy income; or you may have relevant transferable skills from roles such as Marketing, Content Marketing, Marketing and Communications, Communications, Marketing Officer, Fundraising Marketing, Sales and Marketing Officer, Administration, Admin, Administration Support, Account Management, Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Sales, Sales Support, Bids, Tender, Campaign, Campaigning, Charity, Not for Profit, Income Generation, Fundraising Support, Community Engagement, Community Development, Business Development Executive, Social Care, Care, Volunteer Management.