Fundraising Officer (Female*)

Fundraising Officer (Female*)

Closing date: Sunday 28th August, 2022

Salary: £27,537 pro rata per annum

Hours: 16

Quote reference: FDO072207

Are you an experienced Fundraising Officer and looking for your next challenge? You will be working within the Fundraising and Communications Team and will report directly to the Fundraising & Engagement Manager, working closely with the Communications and Media Officer.

About the role:

The Fundraising Officer will lead our individual giving program working to bring in new donors and maximise the money we raise from our existing donors. You will be delivering a variety of acquisition and retention activities including appeals (social media, email and direct mail), and recruitment and stewardship of high-worth individual donors. You will also support corporate partnerships and their own fundraising activities. You will research grant opportunities and develop funding applications as well as supporting others to do the same.

Working in a small team you will develop and grow a committed supporter base, introducing innovative approaches to diversify income streams. The successful candidate will be creative, organised and resourceful, possess excellent cross-discipline income generation skills and maximising digital channels for income generation. The role will also involve event planning and management.

We offer hybrid working, and we believe in creating a positive environment where our differences are respected and each of us feels valued for our contribution. Treating people fairly and with respect is part of our values and at the core of our culture.

On appointment, you will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

For information or support with the application process please email [email protected]

The deadline for applications is: 28th August 2022

Interviews will take place: 5th or 6th September 2022

* This post is only open to female applicants as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

RISE is a Disability Confident employer and actively works on being inclusive. We are keen to diversify our staff team to better reflect our community by encouraging black and minorities and disabled women to apply for this role. We guarantee an interview to all women meeting this description that meet the competencies required.

Benefits that we can offer in return:

  • 3% employer contribution pension.
  • Very generous holiday entitlement of 27 days’ annual leave rising to 29 after 5 years plus bank holidays.
  • Employee assisted programme.
  • Focus on well-being and balancing flexible working alongside RISE’s priorities.
  • Committed to training and learning opportunities for continuous development.
  • Trauma Focussed wellbeing support.

For all the information on how to apply please use the links below:

  1. Information on RISE
  2. Job Description with Person Specification
  3. Privacy Statement with Application Form
  4. Equality Monitoring Form.