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. Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.
We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.
Position: Community Fundraising Executive
Location: North West Area Office
Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £28,283 actual per annum
Closing date: 23 May 2019
Interview date: 3rd June 2019 / 17th June 2019
About the role:
Do you have a passion for sales or 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 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 in the North West 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.
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 prioritize your workloads and have an organized, methodical approach is essential.
You will have experience of recruiting and managing to deliver organizational 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.
Are you Ready!!!
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 embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.
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.