Fundraising and Communications Manager

Closing date: 04 September 2022
Communications PR Fundraising Community Trusts
  • Salary £24,000-£30,000 per annum dependent on experience, for part time this would be pro rata
  • Location Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
  • Sectors Disability
  • Job Reference : BEFCM08/22

As the Fundraising and Communications Manager you will manage our current fundraising initiatives for the sport of boccia which include individual giving, community events, corporate partners and trusts and foundations, alongside our external communications.

We are looking for someone with the ambition to take our fundraising strategy forward and develop new ideas and initiatives over time.  

If you are highly organised, like to think outside of the box, are passionate about making a difference and are people focused, come work for us!

Boccia is a fully inclusive unique sport that is growing in popularity. A key priority for our team is to increase more opportunities for people to play and to do this we need to increase public awareness of our fantastic sport through various communication channels and campaigns.

Boccia England is a registered charity and the National Governing Body (NGB) for boccia in England.  We are responsible for all aspects of the sport in England from beginner to expert, providing for all levels of participation and are dedicated to improving the physical and emotional well-being of children and adults with disabilities through boccia.

It is an exciting time to join the team as we begin our new ambitious strategy for 2022-2032 and we return to our competition and events programme following the pandemic, supported by our core values of Passionate, Empowering, Resilient, Focused and Collaborative.

As Fundraising and Communications Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Working in accordance with the fundraising strategy and developing the delivery of a planned annual programme of fundraising activity, to generate income,
  • Raising the profile of our charity and need for support amongst key fundraising audiences and manage relationships to secure and retain support,
  • The development and broadcast of high-quality, timely external communications which lead to meaningful engagement and help the organisation meet its objectives. 

We are looking for an individual with ambition to develop the role and who has:

  • Experience of leading or participating in fundraising initiative
  • Experience of coordinating and supporting projects,
  • Excellent customer service,
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written,
  • Creative thinking,
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills,
  • Ability to work on their own initiative,
  • Ability to build effective relationships,
  • Ability to self-motivate and motivate others

We want to hear from people who can make a positive contribution to our charity and will bring new ideas and insight.  

Please refer to the job description to view the full list of tasks and responsibilities of the role.

If you think you have the suitable skills and attributes for this role, then we would like to hear from you.  It’s an exciting position with scope for continued professional development in a friendly and supportive working environment.

We positively welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds and with disabilities.

Further information about Boccia England can be found on our website. 

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.

Boccia England is fully committed to the principles of the equality of opportunity. It is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant, employee, or volunteer receives less favourable treatment, on the grounds of age, colour, disability, ethnic minority, parental or marital status, nationality, religious belief, gender, social status, or sexual preference, than any other.

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