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Regional Fundraiser - Midlands & South

How would you like to be accountable for raising funds to enable wishes that bring light and joy to a young person and their family at a time of such uncertainty? This role allows you to do just this, and is an opportunity not to be missed.

As a Regional Fundraiser for When You Wish Upon a Star, you will be tasked with the exciting challenge of engaging with current and potential supporters to generate leads to raise funds. You will be required to develop and deliver plans for local fundraising, as well as engaging with corporate contacts – managing both existing relationships and working on new acquisitions. You’ll be responsible for recruiting, managing and motivating volunteers, ensuring they have a comprehensive understanding of When You Wish and are adequately empowered to fulfil their roles. This position is varied and exciting with scope to grow significant income.

To be considered for this role you should come to us with significant experience in raising income through various fundraising channels and have excellent knowledge of fundraising practice. Ideally you will have experience recruiting and managing volunteers and possess an excellent understanding of how to create and manage an income budget. Confident, ambitious and innovative, you should be known for your ability to engage with a range of audiences and form relationships with ease. Most importantly you should be a trustworthy and honest individual with an unrivalled commitment to the work of this fantastic charity.

This role will require you to have access to your own vehicle as you will be working flexibly across the region. The post is based at our Head Office in Nottingham.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver plans for local fundraising across your designated region
  • Engage with existing corporate contacts to facilitate long-lasting relation ships
  • Work closely with Head of Fundraising to identify and engage with new corporate contacts across designated region to generate new business
  • Develop relationships with groups, associations, schools, rotary and individuals whilst providing excellent stewardship and relationship management for supporters
  • Contribute to the delivery of the overall Regional Fundraising strategic goals and implement activities through partnerships with supporters, beneficiary events and individuals
  • Support, motivate and develop fundraising volunteers
  • Maintain records of all contact with supporters on the ThankQ database

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your cv along with a 2 page supporting statement outlining how your skills and experience match that of the role, and why you feel you can make a difference. Please send applications to diane.hummerston@whenyouwish.org.uk.

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“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all our employees and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex gender, reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships”

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