Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by Sue Ryder
Wheatfields Hospice, Leeds
£20,000 - £22,000 per annum plus competitive benefits scheme
We have an exciting opportunity for a Community Fundraiser who would like to be part of a dynamic team where they can really make a difference. If you are looking for an inspirational challenge why not join one of the UK's most recognisable charities and contribute to the incredible work we do across Sue Ryder.
Wheatfields is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in Leeds. We're here for people aged 18 and over who are living with conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We offer a range of support to patients and their families including inpatient care in our 18 bed hospice, care in people's own homes through our Community Nurse Specialists, a day service for those with long-term conditions and bereavement services for family and friends who have lost a loved one.
We are now looking for an enthusiastic and confident Community Fundraiser with excellent communication skills and experience of developing strong relationships whilst working towards the achievement of targets.
• To plan for and deliver income to target and agreed Key Performance Indicators across a variety of income streams with a focus on recruiting community relationships and developing supporter led activity.
• To work collaboratively with fundraising colleagues across the directorate to help deliver national income streams (legacies, regular giving, events)
• To champion and facilitate a consistent and exceptional supporter care experience
This is an outstanding opportunity for someone with the following skills and experience:
• Community fundraising experience including the delivery of supporter led income
• Experience of the recruitment, management and strategic use of volunteers
• An excellent networker, capable of developing relationships with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
• A very strong performance ethic, driven and motivated towards the achievement of targets
• Ability to contribute to a pro-active team culture
A driving license is essential in this role.
Sue Ryder provides hospice and neurological care for people facing a frightening, life-changing diagnosis. We do whatever we can to be a safety net for our patients and their loved ones at the most difficult time of their lives. We see the person, not the condition.
**Competitive Employee Benefits**
Company pension scheme, 25 days holiday - rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays, option to buy and sell up to five days holiday, Life Assurance, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, paid mileage, enhanced sick pay, cash referral bonus scheme, corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services, staff discount of 15% on new goods online, salary sacrifice car scheme, online wellbeing centre, free will writing service, staff finance loans, carers leave policy and lots more.
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