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Fundraising Officer (Trusts / Foundations)
An exciting Trusts and Foundations Fundraising opportunity for an outstanding candidate who wants to work for an inspiring and innovative charity.
City Year UK is a youth social action charity which challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time voluntary service. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, they support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the UK. The City Year experience empowers these exceptional and diverse young people to realise their aspirations and grow as leaders, both through their impact on children’s lives and through training, coaching and career development opportunities.
From Monday to Thursday, City Year UK's volunteers are integral to the school day. They encourage pupils both in and out of the classroom to engage with and enjoy learning, while developing their own skills. On Fridays they meet to share experiences and benefit from additional training, delivered by experts from across the education, business and voluntary sectors.
Position: Development Officer (Trusts & Foundations)
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm
Salary: £24,000 - £25,600 per annum
Benefits: Up to 5% employer pension contributions, 25 days holiday per year, two paid volunteer days per year, 3 grace days over the Christmas break, flexible working options that include flexible start and finish times and working from home and a range of other great flexible benefits.
Closing Date: 15th September 2017. 1st round interviews will be held week commencing 18th Sept.
About the Role:
The Fundraising Officer will support the team in growing its voluntary income with a specific focus on Trusts and Foundations and will be responsible for the preparation and writing of funding applications and reports.
You will take on direct management of a small portfolio of funders with the aim of both retaining and growing their support. You will also be a key user of the fundraising database (Salesforce) to ensure that all funders’ monitoring and reporting requirements are fulfilled and will help to support new business development through prospect research using a variety of channels and resources.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and highly organised with fundraising experience, excellent writing skills and a methodical approach to research and data.
You will be an outgoing individual who would enjoy being a passionate advocate for City Year UK and the impact it has on young people and children, through written work and face to face meetings.
You may have experience of the following: Development Officer, Trusts, Foundations, Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Assistant, Fundraiser, Fundraising Manager, Fundraising, Business Development, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.