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Fundraising Officer - Youth Work


£23279 to £23977 per annum


Fundraising Officer - Youth Work Bristol

Are you a confident fundraising professional who is eager to make a difference? Want to help marginalised young people throughout Bristol and the South West achieve their goals? If so, you may be the Fundraising Officer our client has been looking for.

The Organisation

Our client is a charity that enables young people to reach their full potential and lead fulfilling lives, no matter what their background or circumstances.

The charity offers a broad range of services, including four youth centres, advice and support, creative courses and alternative education and support. Primarily, they work with young people who are hard to reach and on the margins of society.

In 2018 our client worked with 4280 young people that’s 25% more than in 2017. Each one of those young people had unique needs and barriers that were preventing them from thriving.

They have ambitions to change even more lives in 2019 and beyond and are looking for a Fundraising Officer to help them make this happen. This is a part time role, working 32 hours per week.

Your Benefits

  • Salary of £23,279 - £23,977 pro rata DOE
  • Pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday pro rata plus Bank Holidays

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of an inspiring team who are passionate about supporting young people and making a real difference.

It’s a pivotal time for the Fundraising Department, so you will have the chance to play a key role in helping our client to reach their goals, which will enable them to continue their important work for years to come.

The work our client does encourages young people to change their world for the better. If you want to help the next generation build a future to be proud of, our client would love to hear from you.

Your Role

As a Fundraising Officer, you’ll research and apply for funding from small trusts, as well as maintaining positive relationships to facilitate future support for the charity.

Assisting with all aspects of fundraising activity, you will:

  • Maximise income from funders in line with fundraising targets
  • Help to write applications and reports to trusts and foundations
  • Create compelling cases for support
  • Deliver bespoke stewardship plans
  • Prospect new foundations, trusts and donors, creating detailed profiles
  • Carry out a range of admin tasks

About You

To be considered as a Fundraising Officer, you’ll need:

  • At least two years’ fundraising experience
  • Experience of two or more fundraising income streams
  • A track record of achieving funding targets, either alone or as part of a team
  • Experience of meeting targets and deadlines
  • Strong IT skills
  • At a minimum, A Levels (or equivalent)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

A professional fundraising qualification would be beneficial.

Other organisations may call this role Fundraiser, Trusts Fundraiser, Fundraising Co-ordinator, Grants Fundraiser, Fundraising Executive, Trusts & Grants Fundraiser or Grants Fundraising Executive.

The closing date for applications is the 8th July 2019.

This is a part time role, working 32 hours per week.

Webrecruit and our clients are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re looking to make a real difference as a Fundraising Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Posted 21 days ago

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