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Community Fundraising Manager (Berkshire with parts of Oxon/Bucks)


Location: Home Based

Type: Permanent - Full Time

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Band 5 (£21,909-£28,462) per annum depending on experience

Closing Date: 23 Mar 2017


The Charity

HDH provides symptom management and end-of-life care, as well as respite, emotional and bereavement support.  We are dedicated to the care and support of babies, children, teenagers and young adults, their families and carers. We provide in-house care at our purpose-built facilities in Oxford, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Based in Oxford we serve people across the region, including those living in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Swindon and Wiltshire, Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire.  In parallel, we support people in their own homes, their local communities, and in hospitals.  We do this through our expert team of staff and volunteers, working closely with each individual, their family, and the wider team of professionals around them.

We are looking for two community fundraisers to join our team working across specific regions:  South East (Berkshire with parts of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire- home based ); and Central Oxford(office based) and or Wiltshire(home based).

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing relationships with existing established community groups and developing new ones
  • Establishing new relationships in the community including with regional businesses and guiding their fundraising activity in line with legislation and good practice
  • Working with internal partners including retail and family support teams to develop committed fundraising relationships
  • Promoting fundraising activity in the community including events and fundraising products including legacy giving
  • Working with our existing volunteers to develop fundraising in the community
  • Achieving stretching income targets in a new Community and Events Fundraising Team

You will need:

  • Relationship management skills: be able to develop relationships with different audiences, influence and guide the fundraising activity of others.
  • Business acumen: be able to identify income generating opportunities, manage a budget, forecast and plan contingency action to achieve stretching financial targets.
  • Networking skills: be able to represent the charity, demonstrate the impact we have locally, build connections and introduce supporters for the benefit of HDH.  Host supporters visiting our regional center of excellence in palliative care in Oxford and work closely with other outreach teams in the community.
  • Creativity: be able to promote and develop ideas in line with the charity’s brand and inspire supporters in the community to support HDH
  • Ideally, be educated to degree level or equivalent standard.

In addition you will be able to proactively plan and manage a varied and busy workload involving some out of hours working and travel, for which you will need to be a car owner and hold a valid driving license.

What Next?

If, after reading this as well as the key requirements from the job description, you think this sounds like you then please apply following the instructions below.

Please complete the application process through Helen & Douglas House website, unfortunately we cannot accept any CV's by email or via other websites/Job boards.

The closing date for the vacancy is 26th March 2017 and the interviews will be held week commencing 03rd April 2017.

Staff working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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