VAC3317 - Community Fundraiser (North Yorkshire, Hull & East Riding)

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: North Yorkshire, Hull & East Riding

Salary: £26,451 - £28,886 per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 22 July 2022

Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom or Teams)

Contact: Amy Peters - Amy.Peters@alzheimers.org.uk

VAC3317 - Community Fundraiser (North Yorkshire, Hull & East Riding)

Location: This role is based and covering the North Yorkshire Hull & East Riding region. This is a home based position, but with travel within North Yorkshire, Hull or East Riding, so you will need to live within this region.

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 23.59pm on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

About Us

Who we are

  • Alzheimer’s Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia. We will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.

What we do

  • We support people affected by dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times, to improve their lives and help to avoid crisis.
  • No matter whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to Alzheimer’s Society/us for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next step
  • We join forces with people affected by dementia, leading scientists and policy makers, amplifying voices to push for cutting edge breakthroughs and societal change that’ll improve the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future

How we do it

  • We’re the friendly face of support, the warm voice at the end of the phone and the determined minds who will fight passionately for the cause of everyone affected by dementia.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity to join the North East and Yorkshire regional engagement team as the Community Fundraiser for North Yorkshire, Hull and East Riding at Alzheimer’s Society.

Your primary focuses will be providing first class stewardship to our amazing supporters and proactively securing new business to the organisation. You will be joining a team of four other community fundraisers covering who are maximising the potential in their own areas, as well as working with other teams and directorates to maximise relationship building, income generation and life time value to the organisation.

If you have a passion and skill for building lasting relationships at the heart of the community that will make meaningful difference to people affected by dementia, this is an exciting opportunity for you. You will build on your business acquisition skills, fantastic donor stewardship and volunteer management experience, to truly make your mark in this rapidly expanding charity.

About you

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written [essential]
  • Excellent organisational and timekeeping skills [essential]
  • Ability to prioritise your workloads and have an organised, methodical approach [essential]
  • Experience of recruiting, managing and working with volunteers to deliver organisational objectives
  • Ability to achieve financial and non-financial targets and good working knowledge of budgets [essential].
  • Be a team player, supporting colleagues when there are deadlines, and who knows when to ask for help themselves.
  • Experience in virtual and in person presentations to businesses and various groups and associations are a regular occurrence
  • You will be the face of Alzheimer’s Society for those fundraising in your region - you will be their biggest cheerleader, their go-to person, and their sounding board.
  • Excellent people skills and be able to work collaboratively with other individuals within the Society

Person Specification

  • Be a self starter and incredibly motivated.
  • Ability to work and adapt to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment
  • Demonstrate your creative nature
  • Be resourceful and inspiring every day to give your supporters the best possible experience.
  • Demonstrate your ambition to succeed
  • Be target-driven & will be passionate about bringing real growth to your campaigns.
  • Demonstrate your supportive and empathic nature.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Additional Information

Job description

Values & behaviours

Job application guidance

Please note, that for home-working roles, we require a reliable WiFi connection and a minimum 10Mb/s broadband. For our home-working employees, we currently offer a home-working allowance of £26 pounds a month (full-time).

If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. This means ensuring our recruitment processes are barrier-free and inclusive as possible to everyone. We will make adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application process, please contact us at recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk

Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.

Recruitment agencies – please note we are not accepting any speculative CVs and communications from external recruiters. For more information, please contact the Recruitment Team: recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk

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