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Community Engagement & Fundraiser

Community Engagement & Fundraiser
Organisation Recruiting: 
Harrogate Neighbours
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
£24,000-£27,000 (pro rata)
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

Harrogate Neighbours is an award-winning organisation with a recent rating of Good from the Care Quality Commission.

Our mission is to offer our staff the time, care, warmth, compassion, and support necessary to make Harrogate Neighbours a true ‘homely’ experience for our clients, and an amazing place to work.

We help our Clients to live independently, to keep their dignity, and increase their quality of life.

What you’ll be doing:
As our Community Engagement & Fundraising Officer, you will promote our organisation and the amazing work we do for the elderly and vulnerable in our community. You will provide support to our senior team to establish a new five-year strategy across the organisation. Buzzing around Harrogate, you will represent Harrogate Neighbours and lead fundraising, bid-writing, and community engagement. A typical day in the life of a Community Engagement & Fundraising Officer includes raising awareness of the organisation, engaging with local businesses, organisations, institutions, and individuals to build our community, organising and partaking in activities that promote our clients’ mental, physical, and nutritional wellbeing, and working with our marketing team to plan and build strategies to effectively increase awareness and engagement online and in the media.

What we need you to bring to our community:
You will need to have oodles of energy, reliability, and confidence for this role. Using your own initiative and passion are absolute musts! You will have a proven track record in achieving fundraising targets and securing donations from a diverse range of sources. Having a driving license is essential as you will be buzzing between working from home, the office, and in the community.
- Good people skills with a caring and compassionate nature
- Positive, professional, and proactive
- A real team worker
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Good time management and ability to prioritise
- Aligned to our organisation’s values
- Valid UK driving license
- Access to own vehicle (desired)

What we will offer you in return:
We are committed to supporting your career development and progression. Harrogate Neighbours will provide you with a great benefits package which includes:
- Permanent salaried employment
- Access to Simply Health Plan
- Group and 1-to-1 Wellbeing Sessions
- Long service recognition
- Referral bonuses
- Free on-site parking
- Access to hundreds of high street discounts – to name a few!

Role specific:
- Blended home/office/community working

What next:
If you’re ready to join a growing organisation, please apply now to help us to continue building an amazing community at Harrogate Neighbours. We look forward to receiving your application!

Please note, we reserve the right to close this advertisement earlier than the closing date should we appoint a successful. So, please apply as soon as possible!

For a full job description, please contact us on 01423 888777 /

Interview Date: 
Tuesday, 12 July, 2022
Phone Number: 
01423 888777 / 07784 235679