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Fundraising Officer - The Cinnamon Trust

Hayle, United Kingdom
£28,500 – £32,000 depending on experience
Closing on 26 July 2024

Are you passionate about pets?

Would you like to use your fantastic fundraising experience to support elderly pet owners, giving them peace of mind when they need it most?

Recognised as one of The Sunday Times’ Best Places to Work for 2024, The Cinnamon Trust is a national charity that gives elderly people peace of mind by caring for their pets at a time when they are unable to; due to ill health, hospitalisation or death, or when going into residential accommodation.

They are now looking for a passionate and experienced Fundraising Officer to join a small but growing fundraising and events team, as they work to grow their 20,000 strong volunteer team so that they can support more people, and their beloved pets, across the UK.

In this newly created role, the Fundraising Officer will build positive relationships to secure significant income and develop new relationships with groups, business and individuals, bringing in regular and targeted income through regular donations, fundraising campaigns and events.

A passion for pets and an understanding of their needs, and the desire to help people is essential, you will be looking for your next step in your fundraising career and will have:

  • Strong fundraising experience covering several areas including Individual Giving; Fundraising Appeals/Campaigns 
  • Excellent knowledge of fundraising codes of practice and fundraising regulations, 
  • Experience of creating fundraising campaigns and tailoring ‘asks’ to your audience
  • Effective communication skills, and the ability to build effective relationships, focused on supporter engagement and the donor journey
  • Attention to detail and meticulous record keeping and database management

Your love of animals will show as will your understanding of the importance pets play in people’s lives. You will be a hard worker, with demonstrable success in fundraising, keen to roll your sleeves, able to work alone and be part of a great team.

Your application 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: 26 July 2024.  Please note that when a suitable candidate is found the role will close early, so please apply without delay.

Louise Portnall
Recruitment Consultant
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