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Community Fundraiser - The Fire Fighters Charity

  • Location: East Midlands, Homebased with travel
  • Salary: £38,431 (including car allowance and mileage expenses)
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

We are working in partnership with The Fire Fighters Charity, who provide specialist, lifelong support for members of the UK fire services community, empowering individuals to achieve mental, physical and social wellbeing throughout their lives. They exist to support all fire and rescue service personnel, whatever their role in the service, including all those who have retired, as well as for spouses and qualifying dependants.

They are now seeking a Community Fundraiser covering the following areas: Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridge, to facilitate core campaigns (e.g. Brew with a Crew and Open Days), maximising engagement with Fire and Rescue services (FRS) and public communities in order to increase sustainable income, with a focus on the Engage and Grow portfolio. The postholder will manage, deepen, and broaden relationships with FRS, volunteers, community corporate and other Income Generation Teams, as well as ensuring fundraising committees are supported and engaged with charity activity and that FRS volunteers are recruited, supported, and utilised to meet the charity’s strategic aims.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of growing sustainable income across fundraising income streams

  • Experience of developing, building, and maintaining successful working relationships

  • Experience of creating and managing business plans including budgets and KPI’s

  • Experience in volunteer recruitment support and development

  • Skills in social and digital media

  • Experience with a CRM, with working knowledge of Salesforce advantageous

We are seeking an individual with excellent written and verbal communication, with the ability to manage multiple projects, deadlines and prioritise workload. Ability to drive, with access to a car.

For more information, please contact Katherine Anderson-Scott, Senior Consultant, Charisma Charity Recruitment, or 01962 813300. Your application should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement. Applications should include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

Closing date: 21 August 2022. However, applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, and the role will be closed sooner than the closing date if a successful appointment is made. Please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.