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Community & Events Fundraiser

Community & Events Fundraiser
Organisation Recruiting: 
North Yorkshire Hospice Care
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 30 November, 2021
£24,400 per annum
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

We are looking for an experienced Fundraiser who will be responsible for generating income and achieving targets in line with the community and events business plan through a variety of fundraising methods and relationships within the community.

You will be responsible for building and developing existing and new partnerships with community organisations and individuals to deliver agreed objectives, retain our current supporters, maximise their support, and proactively seek new relationships to increase awareness and raise income across all three North Yorkshire Hospice Care brands.

You will engage in a wide range of fundraising activities; including collections, sponsored and ticketed events, creating and supporting fundraising groups, as well as supporting groups and individuals organising events and activities on behalf of North Yorkshire Hospice Care.

You will be a confident and friendly professional with excellent communication skills who has a proven track record of high achievement within a Fundraising setting, and who prioritises relationships within the community and with donors to create long-term mutually beneficial relationships to the benefit of the charity.

Candidates will need to have a driving license and access to their own vehicle to travel between sites.

This role is home-based, with the flexibility to travel within North Yorkshire in response to the needs of organisation and supporters.

Benefits include: -

• 28/35 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays, pro-rata).
• Comprehensive Induction Programme.
• Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 8%
• Employee Assistance Programme.
• Access to staff support.
• Free group life assurance.
• Paid DBS check.

You will be joining an organisation that is driven, caring, and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire, and District.

We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check suitable for the role that you will be performing. Disclosure expenses will be met by the employer.

North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice, and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).

Completed applications to be received by 9 am on 30 November 2021.

For more information on the role, please contact us on or 01423 876086 and we can arrange for you to have an informal discussion, or please click the Recruitment website link below, where a full Job Description is available and you can Apply.

Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for an interview, which will take place in Harrogate.

Interview Date: 
Monday, 6 December, 2021
30 hours per week (over 4 or 5 days)
Phone Number: 
01423 876086
Home-based with the flexibility to work from North Yorkshire Hospice Care sites