Fundraising Officer

Closed: 31 March 2021
Fundraising Statutory Trusts

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  • Salary £28,000 - £32,000 per year
  • Location Lambeth, Greater London
  • Job Type Permanent, Contract, Full-time
  • Sectors Education
  • Job Reference :

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of central London’s leading educational charities, Vauxhall City Farm.

Covering 2 acres, the farm is home to over 100 animals and for 44 years has given visitors from far and wide the opportunity to experience life on a farm making the use of its green space by offering a range of visitor experiences, education and training programmes, volunteering, horse riding, and events.

Despite the impact of the pandemic, we have been very successful in building our income from trusts, foundations, corporate and statutory sources. We are now seeking an exceptional, fundraiser who continue to grow our income and build on our success.

The Fundraising Officer will report to the Finance Manager and work closely with the CEO, as well as the rest of the team to apply for revenue and capital funds.

The successful candidate will build relationships with potential and existing funders to generate income for Vauxhall City Farm’s impactful educational, recreational and therapeutic programmes as part of this dynamic role. The post holder will have exceptional administrative and IT skills with experience of managing a database of funders.

Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly motivated and have 4 years’ experience of seeking funding from trusts, statutory bodies and companies.

Farm or agriculture experience is not required, although experience in visitor attractions would be desirable.

This opportunity is offered as 1 year contract (subject to possible extension).

Closing date: 31st March 2021

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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