Individual Giving Fundraising Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Individual Giving Fundraising Officer
 
Reporting to: Head of Events and Individual Giving
 
Accountable to: Deputy Chief Executive
 
Salary: £18k-£24k (dependent on experience)
 
 
Overall Objective
 
To maximise income from the portfolio of existing Individual Giving activities.  To work to an agreed fundraising strategy and adopt a project management approach to the delivery of a comprehensive mix of projects that are both sustainable, income generating and in keeping with the ethos of the charity.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities
 
Make a proactive and creative contribution to the development of Individual Giving, including in memoriam giving and payroll giving in order to achieve agreed targets.
 
Work to a project management based framework in the planning, promotion and delivery of projects and campaigns.
 
Be the first point of contact for supporters, requests and queries relating to individual giving, in memoriam giving and payroll giving.
 
Manage and attend events such as ‘Celebrate a Life’, managing all aspects of on-line and off-line giving, increasing giving and promoting the name of the Foundation.
 
Build and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally in order to increase lifetime giving.
 
Ensure supporters receive the appropriate level of communication to ensure they feel supported and valued.
 
Develop the Charity’s Tribute Funds, concentrating on recruitment and retention of supporters, creating milestones for supporters to aim for and create lasting relationships.
 
Manage the Charity’s two raffle campaigns that take place in May and December.
 
Ensure all income is accurately allocated and recorded and all supporters’ information is captured on the database.
 
Present supporters with further fundraising opportunities.
 
Look for marketing opportunities and organise distribution of promotional materials.
 
Work within the wider fundraising team, including volunteers, in order to help meet the overall fundraising target.
 
Undertake any other tasks as determined by the Head of Events and Individual Giving.
 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION
 
Position: Individual Giving Fundraising Officer
 
Skills
Good oral and written communication skills E
Ability to produce accurate work E
Good level of numeracy E
Ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines (with supervision) E
Self-motivated E
 
Education/Knowledge
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word E
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel E
Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge D
Educated to O level/GCSE standard or equivalent D
 
Experience
Fundraising experience (could be in a voluntary capacity) E
Experience of working under pressure E
Experience of organising a campaign D
 
Personal Skills
Good personal presentation E
Capable of maintaining confidentiality E
Flexible attitude to work E
Able to work as part of a team E
Friendly and professional manner in all dealings with the public E
Able to work with people at all levels and from all backgrounds E
Commitment to equal opportunities E
Commitment to the work of Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation E
Willingness to travel E
Full Driving licence D
 
 
Benefits package includes:
30 days holiday each year, plus bank holidays (pro rata)
Cycle to Work Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
Lifestyle Benefits Platform
Flexible working
Travel Loan Scheme
 
To apply for this role send your CV to rita.burke@roycastle.org
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