Community Fundraising Manager - East of England

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Reference number: 43321

Title: Community Fundraising Manager - East of England

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: Home based with associated travel

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Wednesday 19 June 2019

Salary: Circa £27,000 - £31,000 (Plus home and locality allowances)

Interview date: W/C 24/06/2019

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

 

Sense are looking for an experienced Community Fundraising Manager to join our team as we embark on an exciting period of growth and development. This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week.

About the Role

The role will be home based in the East of England area, supporting fundraisers locally as well as our shops and key services in the region. We will expect the right candidate to be willing to travel within the region, building strong relationships and tailoring the support for local businesses, individuals and groups.  

Our key services in this region are based in North London, Cambridge and Luton and there are shops in several locations which you can view on our website.

You will be joining a supportive team that works across regions and income streams to deliver the best possible experience for our growing number of supporters.

The Community and Events teams meet regularly and so travel will be required on a monthly basis to either our Head Office in London (King’s Cross) or our offices in Birmingham (Selly Oak).

About You

We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and engaging person who will help to proactively grow our income and develop excellent supporter relationship. You will have great communication skills and feel confident in speaking to people over the phone and in person, including giving presentations to current and prospective supporters. You will be self-motivated and ideally have experience of and be comfortable working within a remotely based team from home.

You will also have a strong track record of meeting and exceeding targets and of working with income budgets including forecasting and mitigation planning.

This role will require access to a car and a full UK driving license and team members are reimbursed for their mileage.* You will also be required to work evenings and weekends when necessary but will receive time off in lieu for this time.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Jenny Flack via jenny.flack@sense.org.uk, or on 0207 014 9315.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

*As we say in our Equality and Diversity pledge, we want to ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential with us. So, if you have a disability which prevents you from driving but you are interested in a role where our advert says driving is required, please get in touch with us to discuss your application. We encourage you to apply for the role and we will try to make any adjustments to the role that may be possible.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 

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Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

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