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Fundraiser (Garden Project ‘A Garden Fit for a King’) - Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust

  • Location: Brighton, On-site (Royal Pavilion)
  • Salary: £140 a day
  • Job Type:Interim

Posted 18 days ago

We are working in partnership with Brighton and Hove’s Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust (RPMT), a charitable organisation that is dedicated to preserving its historic buildings and collections. RPMT are dedicated to creating a stimulating and unforgettable experience for all visitors. The expertise of staff, which covers customer services and outreach to conservation and curating, combined with a strong fundraising track record and the knowledge and experience offered by the Trustees contributes to the success of the Trust.

Following a major grant from National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) for a Garden Project entitled ‘A Garden Fit for a King’, they are now seeking a Fundraiser for an up to 12-month contract to manage the project’s fundraising campaign, securing an additional £750k. The postholder will be responsible for identifying and researching prospects, implementing new fundraising income streams and delivering an activity programme to include members and patrons’ schemes, major gifts, public appeals and fundraising events. This role would suit a freelance fundraiser or someone looking for a part time commitment.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Proven and demonstrable experience in raising funds through targeted campaigns

  • Experience of writing fundraising copy, both for encouraging donations and building relationships with supporters

  • Good knowledge of Charity Legislation, including understanding of fundraising regulations and Code of Practice, Gift Aid and tax-efficient giving and data protection laws

  • Ability to identify and respond to fundraising opportunities and articulate a project, programme, or fundraising appeal in a compelling manner

  • Ability to present information verbally and in written format including progress reports, project updates and briefings to a range of audiences in a clear, accurate and confident manner

We are seeking an individual with the ability to build strong and meaningful relationships with supporters with a wide variety of interests and motivations. Excellent administration and organisational skills, with the proven ability to organise and plan your own workload and establish clear priorities to meet deadlines will be essential.

For more information, please contact Katherine Anderson-Scott, Charisma Charity Recruitment, or 01962 813300.

Your application should be submitted through the Charisma website and 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 for applications: 3rd June 2022, however applications are being reviewed and interviews are being conducted on a rolling basis, so please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.