Community Fundraiser – closing date 16 August 2019

As our Community Fundraiser, you’ll raise awareness and funds for Berkshire Vision, developing key community group relationships and plan and organise key events throughout Berkshire and develop relationships with businesses and local partners to increase revenue. This is a grass roots fundraising role, developing and encouraging support in the local community and recruiting, training and managing fundraising volunteers.

Key duties
  • Develop and deliver community-focused fundraising events to increase the charity’s profile and donations.
  • Research, approach and develop relationships with key groups in Berkshire from Probus, Rotaries, Golf Clubs, Universities etc and local businesses and private donors;
  • Engage with local media and press to develop PR opportunities on Radio and social media
  • Organise and attend fundraising events/supermarket collections;
  • Create a key database of Groups/Businesses and local Associations for fundraising contacts;
  • Raise Berkshire Vision’s profile in the larger community.
About you
  • Experience of formal fundraising
  • Trained in manual handling and first aid.
  • Competent in MS Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, Photoshop)
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Able to liaise with third parties.
  • Full driving licence with regular access to a car (business-use insurance required).
Ideally you will have:
  • Previously worked within the visual impairment field.
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of working within the charity sector.
Address Line 1
5 Erleigh Road
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG1 5LR
Working from home
Yes
Is this location wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Postholder needs own transport
Yes
Contract type
Full time
Location
West Berkshire
Salary
£25,000
Contact
Gerry Harmon - Head of Fundraising and Marketing
Main contact telephone
01189 872803
Reference number for post
CF01
How to apply

Request an application form from michaela.hayward@berkshirevision.org.uk

Open for applications from
24 July 2019
Closing date for applications
16 August 2019
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course