Senior Fundraiser

Closing date: 17 August 2022
Fundraising Community Corporate
  • Salary £27,217 - £29,874 per year
  • Location Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Youth/Children
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Children North East is a large North East based children’s charity that works across the region, with some work extending across England, Wales and Scotland. We exist because growing up can be hard. We want all babies, children and young people to be happy and healthy, and to grow up feeling safe and loved, resilient to the challenges they may face, and valued and confident. 

Main Responsibilities:

To develop, deliver and monitor plans for fundraising across a broad range of markets, activities and products, working to ensure income generation targets are met.

To provide exceptional stewardship for existing and new supporters to achieve financial targets and retain donors.

To work with fundraising colleagues to organise, develop and deliver a calendar of activity including events, campaigns and appeals to attract new supporters and grow unrestricted income. To be proactive in building relationships, growing a network of individual, group and corporate supporters to sustain, grow and diversify income.

To work with the communications team to ensure appropriate publicity and promotion of fundraising activities and opportunities to secure support and income.

To give inspiring and informative talks to a range of audiences, presenting a strong case for support to attract new donors.

Recruit, train, manage and support volunteers and students to support the charity’s fundraising activities and to coordinate their own fundraising activities in support of Children North East.

To receive, process and record income in line with the charity’s financial procedures.

To make effective use of the charity’s CRM database system in conjunction with other staff as a tool to maintain relationships with supporters and to keep accurate records.

To build relationships with operational colleagues to gain an excellent understanding of the impact of our services, working collaboratively for the benefit of the children and young people we support.

Ensure that appropriate, complete and up-to-date records are kept on all activities.

Adhere to and keep well informed on fundraising and related laws, regulations and requirements.

Keep well informed of other organisation’s fundraising activities and fundraising best practice. 

For a full candidate application pack and to apply please visit the “Our Vacancies” section of our website.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

We welcome a diverse range of applications and are passionate about promoting equality, and valuing diversity. We welcome applications from all suitable qualified persons particularly black, Asian and minority ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Closing date Wednesday 17th August 2022 at 12pm

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.