Community Fundraising Officer

Salary: £24,000 per annum + benefits
Location: Whizz-Kidz Headquarters – London, Victoria
Hours per Week: 37.5 (Full-time)
Contract Type: Permanent

All young people face challenges. At Whizz-Kidz we know that for a young wheelchair user society can be that bit more challenging to navigate. Whizz-Kidz changes and transforms lives because the right kind of wheelchair is more than just a set of wheels. It can be the key to unlocking a young person’s potential. But we do much more than just ensure children get the right wheelchair – our services give young disabled people the chance to lead a fun and active childhood while gaining skills and developing confidence. We believe every young disabled person deserves the best opportunities in life. If you do too, and you think you have the skills to help us – then read on.

Whizz-Kidz is looking for a bright, proactive, enthusiastic and dedicated individual, ready for an opportunity to build a strong foundation for the future of Community fundraising at Whizz-Kidz.

You will be responsible for identifying and developing community areas that will lead to significant income growth and long-term support from new and existing community supporters. The role will focus on achieving a consistent first class supporter care experience that leads to loyal support from key committed audiences, maximising long-term charity wide engagement.

The role will additionally co-ordinate a small number of events within our challenge portfolio.

Our ideal candidate will have exceptional standards of customer service and attention to detail, along with strong communication and interpersonal skills. The position is part of the Events and Community Team and it is essential for the successful candidate to be able to work well equally as part of a team and with the initiative for working independently.

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For an informal discussion about this role please contact Cecilia Magill, Senior Events and Community Fundraising Manager on 0207 798 6107 or email c.magill@whizz-kidz.org.uk

To apply for this role please submit a copy of your C.V. together with a covering letter describing why you feel you are suitable for this role to jobs@whizz-kidz.org.uk

Closing Date: midnight Sunday 31st March 2019

First interview Date: Friday 5th April – London, Victoria

Second Interview Date: week commencing 8th April – London, Victoria

Please note; only candidates successful in obtaining an interview will be contacted.

 

Committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment.

Whizz-Kidz is the working name of The Movement for Non-Mobile Children (Whizz-Kidz). Registered charity No. 802872.  Company registered in England and Wales No. 2444520.  Charity registered in Scotland No. SC042607.