Fundraising and Development Lead/Manager 

Location: Long Melford on the Suffolk/Essex border

Hours: 35 hrs per week - Monday to Friday (some evenings and weekends)

Salary: £27,000 - circa £35,000 p.a. DOE

This role offers fantastic scope and opportunity as the charity continues to grow. You should have at least 2 years' experience and will need to be well acquainted with the world of fundraising and be flexible in your approach to this role. You will be reporting to the Director of Fundraising and Communications and working within a passionate team to drive fundraising opportunities and help to raise the profile of this amazing charity. There is great opportunities for advancement in the role as the charity is growing quickly. 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Raise funds to agreed targets and support the organisation's activities, predominately via trusts and foundations, corporate, individual giving, community as well as exploring new income streams
  • Market and promote the work of the organisation to a wider audience using well written and impactful propositions and presentations in person where necessary.
  • Undertake in-depth research to identify potential income and funding opportunities • Empower supporters to organise and undertake their own fundraising activities
  • Maintain accurate records, including maintaining the fundraising and income generation database and CRM system with targets, pitches and asks

For this role, you will need to be a positive and proactive person with a caring yet driven nature as well as being happy to embrace the excitement of being able to join a company in a very busy time of growth! This is an unmissable opportunity to join a brilliant organisation, whilst contributing to their outstanding and meaningful work.

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We are keen to appoint to the team quickly so interviews will be on a rolling basis. Please send your CV and a well thought out cover letter asap, to Seamus Connolly - Director of Fundraising and Communications - [email protected]

Please feel free to call for an informal chat about the role with Seamus Connolly - Director of Fundraising and Communications on 0207 789 0272 or Mobile – 07946352685.

Closing date for all applications is 5.00pm on Monday 3 February 2020.