Community Fundraising Officer

Location UK / Newry

Job Type Temporary full-time

Salary See description

Updated 7 days ago

Reference 1421287

 Job Description

To assist the fundraising department in the administration and promotion of specific events in the community and raise awareness of hospice services.


ROLE: To assist the fundraising department in the administration and promotion of specific events in the community and raise awareness of hospice services.  To ensure that all tasks are carried out to a high standard and meet deadlines as required.

REPORTS TO: FUNDRAISING MANAGER

SALARY: Band 4 £19,217 – £22,458 – 35 hours per week

  1. To co-ordinate the development of community campaigns and events and to raise awareness of hospice services.  To initiate new community events for Hospice
  2. To effectively use social media to promote events and services
  3. To proactively market hospice in the community sector with a view to establishing/ enhancing networks and increasing fundraising revenue.
  4. To actively seek out representation for hospice on community groups/ societies to target groups that would benefit the hospice services / fundraising
  5. To initiate and respond to community contacts involving talks, presentations, meetings, preparing posters, flyers etc. and using all forms of communication.
  6. To assist with the bookings of Volunteer Speakers for cheque presentations and to book photographers as required.
  7. To work in a team helping to organise and administer promotional activities such as the,  Ladies luncheon, Christmas card appeal,  Midnight Walk, Home Box Appeal, Challenges etc
  8. To lead an innovative schools appeal campaign to raise funds via Play schools, Primary and Secondary schools / Third Level Colleges etc.
  9. Preparing promotional literature for delivery/ packing.
  10. Assist in the counting of all incoming money and logging in the appropriate books.
  11. To provide support and assistance to the Fundraising department as requested by the Fundraising Manager.
  12. To observe safe working practices and maintain a safe working environment.
  13. To carry out any other duties as required by your line manager.

This job description will need to be reviewed in the light of new developments.  It should not be regarded as restrictive or definitive but acts as a broad guide to the demands of the post.