Regional Fundraising Officer - London

Alzheimer's Research UK
United Kingdom
19 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Alzheimer's Research UK is the UK's leading dementia research charity dedicated to diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we're challenging the way people think about dementia, bringing together the people and organisations who can speed up progress, and investing in research to make life-changing breakthroughs possible.

We are looking for a confident and ambitious fundraiser to join our regional community team. The successful candidate will take ownership of fundraising activity in London, with focus on the West, including postcodes W, SW, N, NW, KT, UB, SM, TW, HA, EN and WD. This region is full of exciting fundraising events, now all we need is a dedicated fundraiser to seek out further opportunities to engage with and secure income from individuals, groups and corporates across west London.

Main tasks include:

Use own initiative to extend volunteer networks, recruit new volunteers, develop new groups and supporters, and respond to fundraising opportunities.
Identify and apply for 'Charity of the Year' partnerships with corporates in the region, account manage these relationships up to a value of GBP11,000 per annum and support with partnerships with a value of up to GBP75,000
Provide high-quality account/relationship management to volunteer groups and regional corporate partners.
Support existing volunteer fundraisers to encourage continued loyalty to the charity and to maximise funds raised, in accordance with fundraising legislation and good practice.
Ensure that fundraising activity is implemented and managed locally by supporting and facilitating the development of groups and volunteers across the region.
Liaise with local community organisations to extend income and activity in line with strategy.
Provide face-to-face talks and presentations to community organisations.
Arrange appropriate volunteer representation at events in the community, spreading the charity's reach cost-effectively.

We are looking for:

Educated to A Level or equivalent
Knowledge of Institute of Fundraising Codes of Fundraising Practice and legal framework of event management and fundraising ethics.
Knowledge of recruiting key volunteers and fundraising supporters
Excellent customer service, communication, verbal and written skills
Excellent organisational skills
An ability to manage a busy and varied workload
Understanding and practice of recruiting and supporting volunteer Fundraising Groups
Proven ability of providing excellent stewardship of our supporters
Experience in partnership fundraising and/or relationship building
Experience in public-speaking, such as giving presentations and talking at events
Experience in regional corporate acquisition and account management.
Experience in working to ambitious targets.
Comfortability in working remotely with a high standard of internal communications.

Location: Home based in London or Greater London.

Salary: Circa GBP30,000 per annum, plus benefits, car allowance and associated expenses (if applicable).

Please download the Vacancy Pack for more details.

The closing date for applications is the 10th November 2019, with interviews likely to be held on the 22nd November 2019 at our Cambridge office. We would encourage all applicants to submit their application at the earliest opportunity as the closing date may be brought forward at any time. Telephone interviews may also be conducted prior to the closing date and interview date. Should we wish to contact you to arrange a telephone interview this will be arranged based on the availability of the candidate and the panel. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are unable to attend any interviews on a certain day.

In order to be considered, please create an online account using our Online Recruitment System which can be accessed through our Job Vacancies Page. You will be able to attach a CV and covering letter to your application, track your application and view other vacancies that may be of interest.

To view further details about this role and the benefits of working for us please visit the Alzheimer's Research UK website.