South Down Regional Fundraiser

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1383020

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a South Down Regional Fundraiser based in Newcastle/Belfast – 3 days Newcastle/ 2 day Belfast pw (flexible).

Role: South Down Regional Fundraiser [maternity cover 12 month fixed term contract]

Reporting to: Fundraising Manager

Direct Reports:  N/A

Salary Scale: Band 7, Pay Point 29 -31 (£25,139 – £26,802)

Hours: 35 hours per week

Location: Newcastle/Belfast – 3 days Newcastle/ 2 day Belfast pw (flexible)

Cancer Fund for Children is the leading voluntary organisation working with children, teenagers and young adults living with cancer and their families in Northern Ireland, providing services across the region.

Role Overview

Working closely alongside the Fundraising Manager and the wider Fundraising and Services Team, the job has three distinct but connected strands:

1. To nurture, develop and manage key fundraising relationships with Cancer Fund for Children Community donors.

2. To maximise income from Community, Corporate, Schools, Support Group and Individual income in the area surrounding Cancer Fund for Children’s unique Therapeutic Short Break Centre, Daisy Lodge, through organisation and support of donor led events ensuring they enhance the profile of Cancer Fund for Children and to encourage support of the charity’s core events.    

2.5 To strategically develop new Cancer Fund for Children supporters from the wider   community in the Newcastle, Ballynahinch, Newry and Downpatrick area.

1. Main Responsibilities:

1.1 To work as part of the Income Generation team to:

  • Deliver on forecast income in the annual fundraising plan;
  • Ensure maximum cross selling through the team;
  • Ensure information sharing is utilised across all the team.

1.2 To be responsible for nurturing, developing and managing key fundraising relationships with Cancer Fund for Children donors in the Daisy Lodge region and   to monitor and report on progress of these fundraising relationships to the Fundraising Manager.

1.3 To take responsibility for supporting the logistics, marketing and PR, where appropriate, of Daisy Lodge area Fundraising events held on behalf of Cancer Fund  

For Children in line with fundraising legalities and best practice, working where necessary, with the Communication and Marketing Team.

1.4 To provide high levels of support & donor care in maintaining, fostering and enhancing relationships with existing, new and potential contacts.

1.5  To be responsible for maximising the financial outcome of all leads generated from  Daisy Lodgeregional fundraising.

1.6 To work closely with all other Income Generation Team members to ensure all marketing opportunities and administration requirements are introduced and  maintained to enable effective promotion, analysis and monitoring of income    and activities from Daisy Lodge region contacts.

1.7  To ensure Income Generation Database is used accurately to record income and communication with all contacts.

1.8 To provide high levels of support and donor care in maintaining, fostering and enhancing relationships with Cancer Fund for Children Support Groups.

  • Ensure donors are acknowledged with appropriate Thank You methods – newsletter, Daisy Lodge visits,certificates etc.
  • To support all Marketing/PR needs required.

2.Financial Responsibilities:

2.1 To generate the agreed target set out in the Daisy Lodge Regional Income Budget.

2.2 To work within an agreed expenditure budget relating to specific expenditure.

2.3 To provide written reports on the progress of Daisy Lodge Regional Fundraising events and income as required by the Fundraising Manager.

2.4 To track performance against target, budget and return on investment, through joint review meetings with Fundraising Manager.

3.General Responsibilities:

3.1 To attend regular team meetings.

3.2 To represent Cancer Fund for Children as directed by the Fundraising Manager.

3.3 To comply with all Cancer Fund for Children Policies, procedures and guidelines and current legislative requirements.  

3.4 To be available for ongoing professional development/training opportunities.

3.5 To be available for planning, review, support and appraisal meetings.

3.6 To perform any other reasonable duties and specific projects as assigned by management to contribute to the overall aims of Cancer Fund for Children.

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In order to be considered, your completed application must be returned no later than 12 noon on 21st January 2019.