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Wiltshire Fundraising Manager

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Main Purpose of the Job

Are you looking for a role where what you do really makes a difference to people’s lives?

Are you a confident, creative self-starter, a strategic thinker, with an eye for detail, love working with people and are good at building relationships?

Do you want to be part of a team that is supportive, caring, and passionate about their work?

Then our exciting new role of Wiltshire Fundraising Manager could be just what you are looking for.

We are passionate about finding the right person for the role and will offer training if needed.

You will be responsible for your own area, reporting to our Head of Fundraising, and working alongside our small team of Devon Fundraising Manager and our Senior Trusts and Grants Fundraiser, leading on and developing fundraising activities and a supporter base across Wiltshire.

This role will include building relationships with corporates, key community groups and running our third-party events alongside and a small portfolio of own events. You may have experience in fundraising, marketing, sales, business development and some experience in events planning. The role will include elements of public speaking and travel across the county so access to your own vehicle is essential.

Every year, FearFree supports over 3,500 adults and children in Wiltshire who have experienced domestic abuse, sexual violence, stalking and harassment. Our aim is to break the cycle of abuse and we help people rebuild their lives free from fear and abuse, not just until the next time but permanently.

We offer a great package with

  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays (allowance increases with time at charity)
  • Hybrid/ flexible working
  • Free parking in the office
  • Training and career progression opportunities
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Group Personal Pension Plan, with employer contribution up to 4%

If you think you have the skills and drive to make this exciting new opportunity your own, then we would love to hear from you.

Early applications are encouraged as interviews will be on-going, therefore this vacancy may close early if a suitable candidate is identified prior to the closing date.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and grow the income for the charity through fundraising (corporate, community, and some events.)
  • Research, plan and implement new fundraising initiatives – guided by the fundraising strategy and your own experience.
  • Recruit fundraisers and identify and manage all third-party events in Wiltshire.
  • Build new relationships and maintain existing relationships with the wider Wiltshire community.
  • Network and engage with corporate donors and encourage new donors to support and participate in fundraising activities/events.
  • Attend and manage stalls at community events.
  • Recruit and manage volunteer fundraisers.
  • Deliver community talks and corporate Lunch and Learns at networking opportunities.
  • Plan, organise and deliver fundraising events across Wiltshire.
  • Manage and grow the income from collection pots and buckets through promotion of these in the community.

There will be an element of evening and weekend work as well as travel across Wiltshire. Full driving licence and access to a roadworthy vehicle is essential.

FearFree is committed to encouraging equality and diversity in the workplace.  We strive to be a diverse and inclusive place to work where we can all be ourselves and individual differences are recognised and valued.   





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