Prospectus is pleased to be collaborating with ABF The Soldiers' Charity, whose mission is to give a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need or experiencing hardship. They are seeking a Fundraising Manager initially for a 2 year fixed term contract to represent the charity in the South West.
As the Fundraising Manager for the South West, you will be responsible for
initiating, planning and executing effective fundraising within the overall Regional Strategy and Plan, meeting the targets set by the Regional Director South West and engaging with a wide range of audiences both military and civilian to encourage support and continual development of our volunteer fundraising. You will also deputise for the Regional Director.
The ideal candidate for this post will have a background in Community Fundraising and/or running large scale events; they should have a reasonable knowledge, or personal experience of, the Regular or Reserve Armed Forces. In addition, candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills, be well organised and have an easy yet confident manner to be able to establish and maintain successful relationships with a wide range of volunteers, including many from the military. You will be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a regional team whilst applying your persuasive, engaging character and project management strengths. A working knowledge of book-keeping and elementary accounting procedures is desirable for this post, as is experience of using Raiser's Edge or a similar CRM product.
Please note that the role will be based out of offices located in Bulford and Exeter, but will require extensive travel throughout the South-West Region. Therefore a full driving licence is necessary.
Please apply with a Word Copy of your CV; a cover letter is not required at this stage.