Community & Challenge Fundraiser
Community and Challenge Fundraiser Saint Michael’s
Salary: £21,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Saint Michael's Hospice, part of Harrogate District Hospice Care, is currently looking for an inspirational fundraiser who will bring drive and passion to this challenging but very rewarding role.
The ideal candidate will have an ability to build relationships and raise money from businesses, groups and the local community. A key aspect of the role will be to support, manage and empower volunteers to ensure the success of external events in order to achieve budget aspirations. Another key aspect of the role is the development and growth of Saint Michael’s challenge events and activities including the stewardship of all challenge participants.
Skills in influencing, persuading and selling, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills are key to this role. Excellent organisational skills are essential, as is the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines as well as project management. The role will require the ability to work to challenging targets and within budgets. Understanding of law relating to fundraising and health and safety are required as part of this busy and exciting role along with a willingness to work flexibly; to travel independently to local events and work occasional evenings and weekends.
We are looking for an individual with tenacity, who will make things happen through persistence, enthusiasm, knowledge and lateral thinking. Candidates must be flexible and able to work under pressure, and also as part of a wider team including volunteers.
Harrogate District Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces.
• 35 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station (Leeds/York line)
• Free DBS/CRB check
Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.
To apply online please click Apply
Alternatively please call Helen/Alison on 01423 876086.
Completed applications to be received by 9am on 25th February 2020
Interviews will be held on 3rd March 2020 at Crimple House, Hornbeam Park, Harrogate.