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Fundraiser - Community & Events (Baby Beat)

Employer
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Preston
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
12 Jun 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a dynamic, enthusiastic and people centred individual, with experience in Community & Events Fundraising?

Then why not join our very friendly Charity family at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals!

We seek a personable, approachable individual who is a confident communicator with a proven track record of delivering growth in both event and community fundraising. You will be experienced in stewarding individual fundraisers as well as fundraising groups whilst being a collaborative team player.

Main duties of the job

Working with the Fundraising Manager, you will support the implementation of Baby Beat fundraising strategy. Building relationships with key supporters and both new and existing external stakeholders, helping to increase income and raise awareness of Baby Beat across Lancashire & South Cumbria. Another part of the role will be to developing volunteer fundraising opportunities, relationships and line manage the Charity and Shop administrator to ensure smooth running of the Baby Beat shop and maximise profit payback to the Charity.

To find out more about the work that Baby Beat do, have a look on our twitter page: @babybeatorg

About us

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity family supports clinical excellence, world class research and outstanding care across a range of services at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, which includes Royal Preston Hospital, Chorley District Hospital, Broadoaks Health Centre as well as the Specialist Mobility Rehabilitation Centre based at Preston Business Centre.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity family also incorporates :
  • Rosemere Cancer Foundation, supporting world class cancer services across the region

Our team is also central to supporting the wellbeing of over 8,500 staff across the Trust, and in delivering specialist services to around 1.5million people across Lancashire and South Cumbria funding additional medical equipment, medical research, specialist training and service improvements that are outside of the remit of the NHS.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To develop ways of engaging with individuals, community and voluntary groups and raise awareness of the work of the Trusts charities across Lancashire & South Cumbria.

To establish and maintain excellent relationships with potential and existing supporters and volunteers in line with Trust charities strategies.

To motivate individuals, groups, and community organisations to fundraise on behalf of Trust charities and act as ambassadors for the charities.

To advise and support Trust charity supporters, recognising potential difficulties in fundraising approaches and dealing sensitively with the issues surrounding their reasons to support.

To train, develop, monitor and evaluate volunteers in line with best practice in volunteer management.

To help design, organise and roll out fundraising events appropriate to Trust charities target demographic.

To undertake risk assessments for Trust charities and supporter events and take appropriate action to ensure that all health and safety standards are met.

To be a public face of the charities by undertaking public speaking engagements to raise awareness of the work of Trust charities to different audiences as appropriate

To include appropriate key health messages and branding in activities and presentations where appropriate.

To work as part of a team to maximise fundraising opportunities.

To be aware of relevant legislation, policies and procedures, including the Chartered Institute of Fundraising and Fundraising Regulators Codes of Practice, the latest GDPR regulations and maintain the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality at all times.

To maintain accurate records using the donor database in a form useful to others and in line with recognised procedure.

To work with the digital & marketing team to enhance event and participant stewardship through the use of latest event registration technologies for all major fundraising events.

Working with digital & marketing team in the preparation and sign off PR and marketing materials according to established guidelines.

To support colleagues in the organisation of large events and wider fundraising initiatives.

To manage the shop and charity administrator enhancing the service offering and increasing profit payback from Baby Beat Ltd

At times there may be the need for flexible working and you may be asked to support any area of the charities fundraising activities.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education

Essential

  • oEducated to AS and A levels or equivalent or equivalent work experience


Desirable

  • oMembership of Institute of Fundraising
  • oEducated to degree level or equivalent


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • oProven experience of working in a fundraising environment
  • oStrong knowledge of charity legislation and fundraising best practice
  • oProven experience of developing existing income streams and developing new successful fundraising initiatives
  • oWorking knowledge of a donor management system such as Harlequin, Donorflex or equivalent.
  • oExperience of delivering fundraising events
  • oComputer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • oExperience of dealing with sensitive issues
  • oExperience of dealing with press and media enquiries


Desirable

  • oWorked in a community and or events role for another third sector organisation.
  • oVolunteer or Retail management experience


Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane

Preston

PR2 9HT

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