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Community Fundraiser - North East England
The Brain Tumour Charity
  • Salary £24,000 - £27,000 pa (dependent on experience)
  • Location home-based
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Category Fundraising , Community
  • Sectors Health, Medical
  • Job Reference : CFNE - DEC18-FEB19

Job Description

Who are we?

Recently named Third Sector Charity of the Year 2018, we are a rapidly growing charity seeking to accelerate change for those affected by brain tumours, which kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK than any other cancer. Our five-year strategy is ambitious and sets out plans to double survival from brain tumours and halve the harm they cause to quality of life. 

Our exciting job role!

As the Community Fundraiser for the North East of England region, you will support the delivery of our strategic plans and objectives by generating and growing our income through community fundraising activities, raising awareness, engaging people with our work and recruiting and supporting the fundraising of individuals, Support Groups, other fundraising groups and small businesses to help build and sustain our supporter base.

This role is full time - 37.5 hours; with some out‑of‑hours working.  You will normally be home-based, but must be prepared to travel extensively across your region, with occasional visits to our Farnborough office.

What we'd like from you:

It's simple - all you need to succeed in this role is talent, ambition and energy. You must completely embrace our values, offer a great cultural fit, inspire us every day and deliver amazing results in a fast paced environment.

According to the job description you should also have a record of achievement as a fundraiser in a community, corporate or events team with another charity with demonstrable experience of working to and delivering targets, exceptional communication skills and the ability to build sustainable relationships with our community of amazing supporters. If this is for you, we’d love to hear from you!

What we'd like to give you:

- Salary c.£24,000 - £27,000 (dependent on experience)

- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays – pro rata for part-time contracts (we also close at Christmas as a ‘thank you’ for volunteering your time at some of our events throughout the year*) 

- Generous pension contribution*

- Life assurance cover*

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Loads of other great benefits, plus an amazing culture to work in, a great team and lots of fun (and cake!)

How to apply to join our amazing team:

Please apply online attaching your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you want the role, what you would bring to the team and how your skillset and experience will enable us to make a real impact for those affected by brain tumours.

Advert close date: 7th March 2019

First interview date and location: tbc via Skype 

Second interview date and location: tbc at our Farnborough (Hampshire) office

More about us:

Don’t forget to check out our short video (you can find it on our You Tube channel) to find out more about our culture and what it is like to work at The Brain Tumour Charity.

Did you know we have won a variety of awards for our HeadSmart campaign including the NHS Innovation Award, Third Sector Excellence Awards and Charity Times Awards and have been ranked a top global organisation by renowned management consultants McKinsey?

For more information, please visit our website.

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