Campaigns and Fundraising Manager

Closing date: Saturday, August 3, 2024
Campaigns Communications Fundraising Social Care / Development Marketing Business Development Autism Conservation Dementia Engagement / Outreach Environment / Animal Learning Disability Mental Health Physical Activity Wellbeing Youth / Children Community Fundraising Individual Giving Major Donor Grants
  • Salary £30,000 - £60,000 per year (pro rata)
  • Location West Yorkshire,North Yorkshire,England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Contract, Part-time
  • Sectors Disability
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Organization Overview:

Living Potential Care Farm is a therapeutic farm located in Sicklinghall, Wetherby, dedicated to providing a supportive and inclusive environment for individuals with various needs. We empower people through engagement with nature, farming, and community activities, promoting well-being, personal growth, and social integration.

Project Overview:

We are embarking on a large-scale project to expand and enhance the facilities and services of Living Potential Care Farm. This project aims to develop new therapeutic areas, upgrade existing infrastructure, and introduce innovative programs to better serve our community. We urgently seek an experienced and dynamic Fundraiser to lead our fundraising efforts, ensuring the successful realization of this transformative initiative.

Role Summary:

The Fundraiser will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive fundraising strategy to support the expansion project. This includes identifying and securing funding from diverse sources such as grants, corporate sponsorships, individual donations, foundations, and lotteries. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in fundraising for large projects, excellent communication skills, and a strong network within the philanthropic community. Due to the urgency of this project, the candidate must be able to start immediately and hit the ground running.

Key Responsibilities:

- Develop and implement a detailed fundraising plan for the project.

- Research and identify potential funding sources, including grants, trusts, foundations, corporate sponsors, and lotteries.

- Cultivate and maintain relationships with current and potential donors.

- Prepare compelling funding proposals and presentations.

- Organize and coordinate fundraising events and campaigns.

- Monitor and report on fundraising progress, ensuring targets are met.

- Collaborate with the project team to align fundraising activities with project milestones.

Qualifications:

- Proven experience in fundraising, particularly for large projects in the non-profit or care sector.

- Strong understanding of different fundraising methods and channels, including experience with foundations and lotteries.

- Demonstrated success in securing funding from grants, trusts, foundations, corporate sponsors, and lotteries.

- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with donors and stakeholders.

- Highly organized with excellent project management skills.

- Ability to start immediately and work under tight deadlines.

- Passion for the mission and values of Living Potential Care Farm.

Location:

The role is based in Sicklinghall, Wetherby, with some flexibility for remote working. Occasional travel may be required for donor meetings and events. Application Process: Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter outlining their relevant experience and motivation for applying. 

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.