Community Fundraiser

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Birmingham and Solihull (Olton Wharf)

Salary: £28,283 actual per annum

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 28 February 2019

Interview Date: 8 March 2019


Community Fundraiser

Reference number:   VAC 15971

Office location:         West Midlands- Olton, Leamington Spa or Coventry

Area role covers:      West Midlands- Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Warwickshire

Interview date:          Interviews for successful applicants on Friday 8th March, and will include analysis task and presentation.


Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join the Midlands fundraising team at Alzheimer’s Society. The environment is fast-paced, creative and inspiring and combines the requirement for you to be out and about in the community, working with our wonderful fundraising supporters, as well as spending time in the office performing a range of admin and database led tasks and attending team meetings. You will be joining a team of four other community fundraisers covering and raising funds in their own areas as well as working with the corporate, legacy and memory walk fundraisers for the Midlands.

If you have a passion and skill for supporting volunteer fundraisers, this is an exciting opportunity for you to build on your volunteer management experience, and truly make your mark in this rapidly expanding charity.

About you

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who has excellent experience of working with donors and volunteers. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and has ideally worked within a similar role or can demonstrate the relevant skills and experience required in the job description.

You will need to be an excellent communicator and confident in contacting supporters over the phone as well as giving presentations to various groups, associations and local businesses.  You need to be able to demonstrate experience of building relationships with supporters as well as experience of working pro-actively to establish new support for the Society. You will need to demonstrate your ability to be a real team player, as well as having the ability to work well on your own initiative. This is a busy and demanding role often with conflicting deadlines so the ability to prioritise your workloads and have an organised, methodical approach is essential.

You will have experience of recruiting, managing and working with volunteers to deliver organisational objectives as well as a proven track record in achieving financial and non-financial targets and good working knowledge of budgets is also essential.

The successful candidate will benefit from working in a dynamic and well-supported team where you will have a direct impact on the lives of people affected by dementia.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

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