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Fundraising Coordinator
Mary Ward Centre

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and creative Fundraising Coordinator to help us increase the contribution to our income from bids, trusts, funds and corporate sponsors. You would be joining a vibrant and exciting organisation that values individuals in both its users and its staff.

The post-holder will be expected to:

  1. Work alongside the Warden to develop and implement a sustainable fundraising strategy for Settlement.
  2. Work with the SMT to draw up an annual operational plan, identifying key target areas for fundraising and income targets for the year (expected to be 70% capital in the first 3 years).
  3. Research prospective funders, donors and corporate sponsors.
  4. Cultivate and nurture relationships with funders and donors.
  5. Produce, in close liaison with the SMT, persuasive and effective bids and applications for funding to enable the work of the Settlement.
  6. Work alongside the SMT project leader to liaise with service teams, implementing a project management approach to submit high quality applications, and to support service teams in developing effective project delivery plans and reporting frameworks.
  7. Work with the SMT lead for the project to produce reports and to ensure data is collected in a timely fashion to meet both internal and external deadlines.
  8. Train, lead and support other staff and trustees to pursue fundraising opportunities where they own the relationship.
  9. Act as the Settlement’s expert on fundraising and take responsibility for maintaining and to extend your skills, knowledge and networks to be commensurate with this.
  10. Contribute to the communications strategy to ensure that communications supports fundraising strategy.
  11. Take an active role in the development of impact data frameworks and the production of the Annual Impact Report.
  12. Carry out other duties as reasonably directed from time to time which contributes to the effective and efficient running of the Settlement.
  13. Undergo annual appraisal and undertake training as and when identified as being appropriate to ensure that knowledge and skills are up to date.
  14. Be a member of the staff team and to support a way of operating that values mutuality, respect, consideration and honesty.
  15. Implement Centre policies and procedures, in particular the Equality and Diversity Policy, Safeguarding (incl. Prevent), and Health and Safety Policy, and be aware of their implications for the performance of duties.

A more detailed job description and person specification can be found on our website.

The Mary Ward Settlement is a medium sized charity that has been working in London since the 1880s. Our work focuses on providing adult education and free legal advice to around 7000 Londoners each year. The settlement is embarked on an exciting programme of growth and development, including the acquisition of a new site in East London.

The job is based in our Grade 2 listed Georgian building in the heart of London (Bloomsbury) easily accessible by public transport.

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: Salary - £35,307 – 39,894.

NEST Pension Scheme - 2% employee contribution and 6% employer contribution

Closing date: Monday 16th October 2017 at 5pm

Interview Dates: Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st October 2017

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