Community Fundraiser (North of England)
c£29,500 including car allowance (pro rata)
Part time - 28 hours a week
Home based (ideally York, Leeds or Sheffield areas)
Action Medical Research is an ambitious charity aiming to grow and deliver still more medical research to help children. With roots in the development of the first UK polio vaccines, the charity has contributed to some amazing medical breakthroughs, like developing ultrasound in pregnancy, the rubella vaccine and cooling therapy for newborn babies.
But medical research for children is underfunded and we urgently need to develop more new treatments and cures. That’s why we need you to help in our fight for little lives.
This is an exciting time to join our dynamic community fundraising team as we look to develop and grow new fundraising supporter groups and third party adoptions alongside our established committee and supporter group base. This role will be responsible for developing and maximising income from a range of activities particularly new fundraising opportunities and partnerships in the North of England and providing support to the Community Fundraising Manager across the wider region (including Scotland & Northern Ireland) on specific projects and events.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate a successful track record of working in a similar community fundraising position. You will be a proactive, highly motivated, self-starter, comfortable with working independently and from a home base with the ability to organise and prioritise a busy and varied workload. Excellent customer service, communication and IT skills are essential. You must be prepared to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends and travel across the North of England and occasionally to Scotland and Northern Ireland when required.
Applications by CV with a covering statement detailing how you meet the person specification should be sent to Stephanie Stevens firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is Friday 16 March 2018
First interviews will be held Thursday 22 March 2018
Benefits include 22 days annual leave (pro rata) plus additional closure days between Christmas and New Year, Group Flexible Retirement Plan.