Closing date: Monday 30th October 2023
Closing Date for Applicants:
Monday 30th October 2023
permanent, full time
Salary £30,000 per annum
World Horse Welfare’s values are grounded in pragmatism and compassion as it strives to support and strengthen the horse-human partnership in all its guises through a combination of care, research, education and influence. The charity promotes and protects welfare across the full spectrum of the equine world including horses in need, sport and leisure horses, and horses used in work and production.
The Regional Fundraisers role is to mobilise and maximise local fundraising activities in order to raise income to support the work of the charity. Working to the Director of Fundraising and with other senior fundraising staff, develop and implement a comprehensive regional fundraising strategy to maximize income generation and donor engagement within the region. You will be required to be proactive within your area to identify opportunities for fundraising and raise awareness of the Charity as well as identify, cultivate, and grow relationships with community groups, schools, individuals, and corporate donors within the region, focusing on donor retention and growth. You will also organise and coordinate fundraising events, campaigns, and initiatives within your region, including virtual and in-person events when applicable.
This is a home-based role covering a designated geographical area which you are required to live within, or be willing and able to relocate to. There will be extensive travel across the region with the potential to be based in a local visitor centre at least 2 days per week.
Scotland – ideally within 50-mile radius of Aboyne in Aberdeenshire
South East – ideally within a 50 mile radius of Snetterton, Norfolk
South West – ideally withing a 50 mile radius of Somerton, Somerset
North East – ideally within a 50 mile radius of Blackpool, Lancashire
We are looking for someone with experience in fundraising with a track record of successful donor cultivation and relationship management. You will have a good knowledge of the local community in your region and be proficient in the use of all Microsoft packages. You will be a natural project manager with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines. You will need strong networking and interpersonal skills. You will work in a flexible and collaborative manner and be willing to travel within your designated area and across the UK as required.
Benefits include a generous pension scheme and cash health plan, paid employee sickness absence scheme, a minimum of 31 days’ holiday (including bank/public holidays and mandatory shutdown between Christmas and New Year) and death in service.
World Horse Welfare is committed to championing equality and diversity in all aspects of employment and in the services that it provides. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly ethnically diverse communities, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.
World Horse Welfare takes great pride in being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking and the successful applicant will be expected to share these values.
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Closing date for applications: 30th October 2023
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