Corporate Fundraising Officer

Organisation: 
Evolve Housing + Support
Location: 
South Wiimbledon
Contract type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
37.5
Salary: 
£26,780.00
Deadline for applications: 
Monday, 3 June 2019 - 12:00pm

This is an exciting opportunity for an influential and persuasive relationship builder, who is looking to develop their skills and experience in Corporate fundraising.

As part of your employment package with us, we offer:

  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years 
  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • occupational sick pay
  • contributory group pension scheme
  • free life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans 

You will be proactive and enthusiastic about developing new business opportunities in the boroughs we work in to fundraise and increase our unrestricted income, whilst account managing a small portfolio of small and medium sized organisations.

You will be an effective and confident communicator, with strong demonstrable skills in relationship building and a natural commercial sense. An ability to write well thought-out and persuasive presentations will also be important for this role, as well as having a strong, professional and confident ability to present.

This is a role for someone with a creative edge, who can build a strong, positive case for support, with a passion to help us make sure homelessness is on the agenda for Corporate Social Responsibility across a range of sectors.

A form of account management, or experience in a fundraising environment would be ideal, although applications with clear transferrable skills and relevant experience will be considered.

As we are a small team, a team-player attitude is a must, as well as a positive and can-do approach.

We offer a competitive benefits package, flexible working and place a strong emphasis on career development.  This is an excellent opportunity to capitalise on our new brand, deliver our corporate fundraising strategy, and develop your career, with the support of the Fundraising and Communications Manager and wider team. 

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

When applying for this role please upload a Supporting Statement outlining how you meet the Person Specification.

Please note that Evolve Housing + Support will process your data in line with Data Protection Regulations and our Privacy Notice which is accessible through the Evolve’s website http://www.evolvehousing.org.uk/work-for-us/our-vacancies/

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