Communication and Fundraising Co-ordinator – closing date 29 May 2019

This is a 20 hour per week role on a 12-month fixed contract – which could be extended subject to the funding success of the post holder. The purpose of the role is:

  • To be proactive in raising the profile of Home-Start Reading, the work we do and the resulting outcomes for local families.
  • To make positive contacts within the local community, regionally and nationally with a view to raising funds.
  • To raise public awareness of Home-Start Reading, by promoting its work, ethos and practice.
  • To produce a wide range of communication and marketing materials.
  • To network with local groups, businesses and companies to raise our profile and identify potential funding opportunities.
  • To create, plan and deliver innovative community fundraising events.
  • To identify, build and maintain relationships with prospective, current and previous volunteers and funders.
  • To play an active role in the scheme’s fundraising sub-committee.
  • To support the development and maintenance of the website, and produce regular news bulletins.
  • To use social media and digital resources to support fundraising and to promote Home-Start Reading’s work.
Address Line 1
7 Southcote Parade
Address line 2
Southcote Farm Lane
RG30 3DT
Working from home
Contract type
Part timeTemporary, Contract, or Project
Greater Reading
£22,021 - £22,911 FTE
Sarah Smith - Manager
Main contact telephone
Reference number for post
RG30 3DT
How to apply

Please email and request an application pack. CVs will not be considered.

Open for applications from
17 May 2019
Closing date for applications
29 May 2019
Scheduled interview date
5 June 2019
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course