Senior Community Fundraiser

Location: Woking, Surrey

Status: Full Time / Part Time / Permanent

Salary: £26,000

Closing date: 16th August

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Woking & Sam Beare Hospice are pleased to announce the following position:

Senior Community Fundraiser

We are a patient-centred charity that delivers palliative and end of life care to thousands of people each year with advanced life-limiting illnesses who live in Northwest Surrey, also providing support to their careers and families inpatient homes, in care or nursing homes or through its In-Patient Unit in the Hospice, as well as through the Bradbury Wellbeing Centre.

You will, therefore, be joining a passionate and dedicated team of professionals that make a real difference to the families across Surrey community.

“I love that my role means so much to me personally. I really feel like I am giving something back”.

Fundraising Colleague

A successful Senior Community Fundraiser will be:

  • To support local community groups and individuals with their supporter led events in raising funds for the hospice.
  • To work with the retail arm of the charity to use the shops to host and launch groups and promote activities in line with guidelines and the calendar of events.
  • To prioritise the level of support provided to fundraising pages (Just Giving, BT My Donate, enthuse), event fundraisers by identifying those individuals with the greatest fundraising potential.
  • To be responsible for online social media promotion, support of events and fundraisers within your communities.
  • To ensure that record keeping is efficient and effective, to keep up to date information on existing supporters and ensure that banking and thanking for community donations is processed within 5 working days of receipt of funds.
  • To work with the Supporter Care to establish efficient and effective processes for banking and thanking, distribution of collection tins, the management of the collection tin agents thanking of income providing packs and information on off the shelf products for fundraising such as Care for a Cuppa and an A-Z of fundraising ideas.
  • To promote existing activities to local communities, including:
  • Raffles / Lotteries
  • Light up a Life – in local churches within target communities
  • Hospice Led Events
  • Challenge events
  • Regular Givers / Guardians
  • IMO Givers & Journey

A successful candidate will have :

  • Good standard of general education.
  • Computer literate and proficient in MS Office.

Previous experience in a similar role is advantageous, but not limiting in this position.

Non-Clinical Staff Benefits

We are passionate about our colleagues’ careers. Along with our commitment to provide every colleague with a personal development plan to achieve their vocational goals, we provide the following industry leading benefits:

Annual Leave: 25 days rising to 27 days after 2 years’ service, rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service.

Flexible Working: We fully support flexible working opportunities including working part time depending on the role.

Free Parking: Free parking is available.

Discounted Complementary Therapies: Our Wellbeing Team offer discounted therapies to all members of staff including massages and reflexology and Staff Wellbeing Days.

Blue Light Discount Card: Staff can apply for a Blue Light card that offers discounts across 15,000 retailers.

On Site Café: Our Garden Café based at the Hospice in Goldsworth Park offers a range of hot and cold food options including sandwiches and jacket potatoes. Hot and cold drinks and snacks with a discount offered to all members of staff.