Trusts Fundraising Lead
Are you creative and persuasive? Do you thrive in a busy but rewarding environment? Then please read on.
We are looking to recruit an experienced and talented writer to join our dynamic fundraising team to secure funds from Trusts and Foundations – you will be an impressive and creative writer who is able to develop a series of engaging bids under the direction of the Head of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications. If you are inspired by our charity, can demonstrate success and achievements in a similar role, are organised with excellent attention to detail and have a passion for what you do, we would love to hear from you!
This is a flexible role and the right candidate will have the flexibility to work from home or from our office in Tangmere.
We are a growing charity who have big plans and ambitions to support people living with Dementia in an unprecedented way. Dementia Support is a young local Charity based in Tangmere near Chichester and we have now created the first ever ‘one stop shop’ for those living directly or indirectly with dementia. In our state-of-the-art Hub “Sage House” which opened in May 2018, we deliver a wide range of vital services under one roof, providing the latest support, information, advice, activities, and care to those living with Dementia and memory loss.
The successful candidate will be responsible for stewarding a current pipeline of donors whilst also identifying and prioritising potential funders and matching them with relevant charity projects and services. You will write persuasive grant applications to achieve income targets and will be required to work with colleagues to evaluate outcomes and report to funders.
You will bring skills and experience, energy to work creatively, strong initiative and most of all, a positive can-do attitude. You will take ownership of the existing application pipeline which will be your responsibility to maintain and develop.
It is an exciting time to join the charity, we are young and ambitious and keen to grow and expand our services.
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To apply please send a copy of your CV and a letter of no more than 2 pages setting out why you are interested in applying for the position and send it to Suzanne.email@example.com. If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please speak to James Lovell on 01243 888 691.
Please note that if you are shortlisted and asked to come for an interview you will be required to complete a written task.
Closing date: Monday 1st of July 2022 at 12 noon.
We will be holding rolling interviews for this position.
Dementia Support is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of people living with Dementia and their Carers, and it expects both staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks, including references and a Disclosure & Barring Service check.