Community Fundraiser
Coventry & Warwickshire

Location: Coventry & Warwickshire

Salary: £30,842 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Fundraising

Division: National and Regional Fundraising

Hours per week: 35

About us

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

About the role

This is a fixed term role for 1 year and based in Coventry; you will be required to work from the office for a minimum of 1 day a week. 

This is an exciting, fixed term position, providing cover while the current postholder is on secondment. The role is in our ambitious and award-winning fundraising team, committed to finding innovative ways to build Crisis’ profile and support across the UK

In this role, you will be responsible for contributing to income growth across the West Midlands, and you will be involved in the development of networks and activity to generate funds from communities, individuals, local trusts, companies, and volunteer fundraising groups, whilst ensuring an excellent supporter experience.

About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have previous experience of using your excellent communication skills to build a wide range of successful relationships and deliver first-rate supporter or customer care, ideally including having worked with volunteers.
  • You will be comfortable working remotely, often away from other fundraising colleagues, and will need to demonstrate your ability to use your own initiative to research and identify opportunities and deliver projects or events.
  • You’ll be highly motivated to help achieve the change needed to end homelessness altogether.

We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities, and backgrounds.

Working at Crisis

As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy
  • Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5%
  • 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days and option to purchase up to 10 additional days leave
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay
  • Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm
  • And more! (Full list of benefits available on website)

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation. 

How to apply

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.

Closing date: Sunday 8th May (at 23:59)

Interviews will be held week commencing 16th May.

Accessibility

We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email jobs@crisis.org.uk and our Recruitment team will contact you to discuss how we can help.


For more information about our work please visit:

http://www.crisis.org.uk/pages/what-we-do.html


To see our work in action please visit:

https://www.youtube.com/user/crisishomelessness

https://twitter.com/crisis_uk

https://www.facebook.com/crisis.homeless

 
 Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094



 

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