We are looking for a part-time Fundraiser

Job Title:                         Fundraiser

Reporting to:                 Executive Director

Salary:                              £30,000 – £33,000 pa depending on experience (prorated for part-time hours)

Hours:                              24 hours per week

Benefits                           Employers pension contribution 3% of salary, holiday entitlement 30 days including bank holidays (prorated for hours worked)

Location:                         The role will be a virtual role with occasional requirement to attend meetings or events in person (including weekend or evening events). 

The role:                   The Fundraiser will be the lead on fundraising activities and will be responsible for raising funds to meet the budgeted income targets from Trusts and Corporates in order to support the service provision of the charity.  The role will be focused on grant bidwriting and exploration and development of other partnerships including award nominations .  They will work closely with colleagues on the messaging and approaches made in donor campaigns, local corporate sponsorships and fundraising from local schools. 

The Fundraiser will also work closely with our Chair who has until now lead the fundraising on a pro bono basis. 

The duties:                     The role will cover thefollowing tasks:

  • Grants:
    • Researching and creating a pipeline for target grant applications and being proactive in identifying grant opportunities.
    • Agree with Chair and Executive Director annual approach to grants to be targeted ie core vs project.
    • Prepare draft applications working closely with Executive Director to include relevant case studies and quotes, service statistics, etc.
    • Coordinate review and sign off process and make submissions within the required deadlines of funders.
    • Maintain databases on grant applications and ensure all applications and related working papers are filed on the central filing system.    
    • Ensure that monitoring and evaluation forms are completed on a timely basis.
  • Other partnerships
    • Develop and maintain a plan to identify corporates and other parties to partner with either in sponsorship arrangements, seeking donations or becoming a corporates selected charity to receive organisational support. 
    • Work closely with colleagues on mapping out local corporates and schools to be approached by them. 
  • Awards
  • Research and identify key awards that we should target for consideration and establish how best to be nominated. 
  • In cases of self-nomination prepare draft and coordinate through review and approval process and ensure timely submission. 

Skills Required:             The Fundraiser should be a self-starter and motivated. 

  • Experience
  • +3 years of proven successful experience in fundraising with ideally not for profits or been in a marketing role involved in bidwriting.
  • Proven ability to manage and develop diverse relationships.
  • Excellent written and oral English language communication skills.
  • Experience in writing and delivering persuasive copy for supporters.
  • Full understanding of fundraising guidelines and the code of fundraising practice
  • Essential skills
  • Have excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office 365 software.
  • Have good communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Excellent organisational skills.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send a current CV (no more than two sides of A 4) along with a covering email outlining your relevant skills and motivation for applying.  Please send to jenny.c@adhdembrace.org

Deadline for applications:  Friday 26 April 2024 but interviews may start before closing date