Community Fundraiser

Location
Maidstone
Salary
£28,283 actual per annum
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
30 May 2019
Ref
00328334
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible
Community Fundraiser

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 Fundraiser
Location: Maidstone and Rural Communities
Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £28,283 actual per annum

Closing date: 30 May 2019
Interview date: 6 June 2019

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join the South fundraising team at Alzheimer’s Society. The environment is fast-paced, creative and inspiring and combines the requirement for you to be out and about in the community, working with our wonderful fundraising supporters, as well as spending time in our local offices across Kent & East Sussex performing a range of admin and database led tasks and attending team meetings. You will be joining a team of seven other community fundraisers covering and raising funds in their own Southern areas as well as working with the corporate, legacy and memory walk fundraisers for South England.

If you have a passion and skill for supporting volunteer fundraisers, this is an exciting 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 working with donors and volunteers. 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 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, managing and working with volunteers 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.

If this sounds like you then we’d love to hear from you!

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.

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