Job Vacancy - Communicating and Fundraising Executive

We are looking to hire a Communicating and Fundraising Executive to join our fundraising team.

We are small team of 6 based in our inspiring Centre for children in Cuckfield, West Sussex. The Fundraising team is a tiny team of two reporting into our Head of Centre. We need to raise approaching £400,000 a year all of which comes from voluntary sources. Over half of the income comes from Trusts and Foundations and this is the responsibility of the Business Development Manager. This post develops income and manages supporter engagement from all other sources. The role also incorporates managing communications and our online presence, including social media and the website. It's a demanding and exciting role. You will use your skills and experience to grow and manage: 

  • Individual Giving and Supporter Engagement including legacy promotion
  • Fundraising Events
  • Digital Fundraising
  • Corporate support
  • Community Fundraising
  • Social Media
  • Communications

This is a broad and diverse portfolio so you need to be really focused, organised and a great communicator with a wide range of people including the families. You will be resourceful, with a talent for enrolling others to help and support you. You will need to be someone who relishes a challenge and wants a varied, busy career.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate an understanding of how social platforms can be harnessed for fundraising initiatives and increasing brand awareness, as well as developing the more traditional offline avenues for fundraising from within our wider community.   

 Salary range £23,000 - £25,000 based upon experience for this full-time position. 25 days annual holiday.  Contingent upon a clear enhanced DBS check.

For a full Job Description and to apply click here.

To apply please send your CV to Info@DVLCC.org.uk

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