Fundraising Officer (Community Fundraising)

Newcastle upon Tyne
£28,283 actual per annum
14 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Fundraising Officer (Community Fundraising) 

Let’s take on dementia together 

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Community Fundraising Executive 
Location: Flexible Across the North East of England 
Contract type: Full time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £28,283 actual per annum 

Closing date: 31 January 2019 
Interview date: Stage 1: 11 February 2019 
Stage 2: 18 February 2019 

About the role: 

Do you have a passion for fundraising and a drive to acquire and retain new support? If you do, then you’re just what we need…. We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join the North East fundraising team here at Alzheimer’s Society. A demanding target driven, results based role you will be creative and passionate in seizing opportunity from complexity. You will have either a sales/account management background or from a charitable role. You will be joining a team of 3 other community fundraisers who are raising funds in their own areas as well as working with the corporate, legacy and memory walk fundraisers. 

If you have a passion and skill for account management and generating awareness, this is the opportunity for you to build on your volunteer management experience, and truly make your mark in this rapidly expanding charity. 

About you: 

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who has excellent experience of winning and retaining supporters which range from corporate to smaller outfits. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and has ideally worked within a similar role or can demonstrate the relevant skills and experience required in the job description. 

You will need to be an excellent communicator and confident in contacting supporters over the phone as well as giving presentations to various groups, associations and local businesses. You will have a proven track record in delivering acquisition to target and will need to demonstrate your ability to be a real team player, as well as having the ability to work well on your own initiative. This is a busy and demanding role often with conflicting deadlines so the ability to prioritise your workloads and have an organised, methodical approach is essential. 

You will have experience of recruiting and managing to deliver organisational objectives as well as a proven track record in achieving financial and non-financial targets and good working knowledge of budgets is also essential. 

The successful candidate will benefit from working in a dynamic and well-supported team where you will have a direct impact on the lives of people affected by dementia. 

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We 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. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Fundraising Officer, Community Fundraiser, Fundraising, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Volunteer Management, Business Development, Fundraising Assistant, Fundraising Officer, Community Fundraising, Sales Executive, Legacy, Fundraiser, Volunteer Manager, Charities etc.