Regional Fundraiser

Responsible to:                        Operations Manager

Length of contract:                 Fixed Term for 12 months

Salary:                                     £30,000.00 pa pro-rata

Based at:                                 Hybrid working in Lancashire and surrounding areas

Hours:                                     22.5 hours

Annual leave:                           25 days plus bank holidays (pro rata)

Closing date:                           26th July 2024

Our Mission

We help people to achieve the outcomes that matter to them in their lives, by providing high quality advocacy.

Purpose of role

The Regional Fundraiser will be responsible for seeking out income streams and building relationships to allow Advocacy Focus to income generate unrestricted and restricted funds to achieve set targets to agreed budgets and timescales.

They will work with the Management Team and Marketing Executive to implement and develop an income generation strategy with an outline plan of how it will be achieved.

A brief overview of the role

You will work closely with the Marketing Executive to continue to raise the profile of Advocacy Focus, by sharing the excellent work they do and the difference it makes, to encourage the community and corporates to support the charity to continue to provide an excellent service.

You will be responsible for building relationships, seeking out opportunities, and implementing a case for support, whilst making it attractive and easy for people to donate,

You will work closely with the team to gain knowledge of the service and its beneficiaries, to equip you with the knowledge to share the difference the charity makes to the quality of lives of the people it supports.

You can download the role description, application and equal opportunities monitoring forms and privacy notice below:

Please send a copy of your Privacy Policy, Equal Opportunity Monitoring & Application Forms to HR@advocacyfocus.org.uk to be considered for this role.

Alternatively, you can post this to us at Advocacy Focus, Saturn House, Mercury Rise, Altham Business Park, BB5 5BY.

We welcome new candidates to apply and join our growing team. Previous applicants, whilst appreciated, are kindly advised not to reapply.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Advocacy Focus we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please note that the salary advertised is for full-time hours. If this post is less than 37 hours per week, the salary will be pro-rata.

This vacancy will close when sufficient applications have been received.  Therefore it is advised to complete your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

Please note, that shortlisting is completed anonymously with candidates being assessed against the essential criteria for the post.  Therefore only persons who can clearly demonstrate how they meet our person specification criteria in their application will be short-listed.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

Advocacy Focus is committed to fighting racism and other forms of oppression and discrimination. We want to be a great employer for all our staff, regardless of their background or characteristics. We recognise that not everyone is the same and that different people will require different support to fulfil their potential. One thing we can do to work towards that goal is to ensure that our staff team is representative of the diverse communities across our service delivery areas. We particularly encourage applications from men, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those living with a physical or mental disability, and those from an ethnic minority background. 

Reasonable Adjustments: Support is available to candidates with disabilities when applying for vacancies. For more information on reasonable adjustments please contact our Recruitment Team by any of the following methods: 

By telephone 01254 958940

or email hr@advocacyfocus.org.uk 

or write to HR Team, Advocacy Focus, Saturn House, Mercury Rise, Altham Business Park, BB5 5BY

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