Senior Fundraising Officer


£22,073 - £23,912 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: A2661019

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 15th November 2019   3 days left

Do you have the passion, drive, professionalism and enthusiasm to raise funds for the RSPB?

Senior Fundraising Officer
Reference number: A2661019
Location: Flexible
Salary starting at: £22,073 to £23,912 per annum. Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range.
Hours: Full time
Contract: 12 month Fixed Term Contract 

The England team is recruiting for a Senior Fundraising Officer to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity to hone your skills in fundraising and project management. If you have enthusiasm for the work of the RSPB and can demonstrate your talents and transferable skills for fundraising, line management and leadership we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual with charisma, resource and initiative, a collaborator who can embody our one team approach to fundraising and communications. You will oversee and directly contribute to income generation, be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and enjoy getting things done. As a bold ambassador for the RSPB you will develop excellent relationships across RSPB teams and with a range of significant funders and partners.

The role will involve you working alongside the Fundraising Manager to develop and implement fundraising strategy. We will create the opportunity for you to develop specialist knowledge and lead on strategy for one or more of the income streams e.g. grants, trusts, corporates and individuals.

As well developing your expertise, you will line manage Fundraising Officers, lead on large scale, complex funding bids and multi-stakeholder partnerships. By providing coaching and support to team members you will play a vital role in fostering team culture and developing fundraising expertise. Using recognised performance management and leadership tools, you will harness the collective brilliance of our team, and provide ongoing evaluation of the fundraising programme.

You will make a significant contribution to developing projects and be responsible for compiling high quality funding applications to secure income for our fantastic portfolio of work including nature reserves, visitor facilities, people engagement and nature recovery projects. You will have experience of line management, working with and through others to achieve results, being part of project teams, extracting the best from individuals and achieving success through partnership working.

A working knowledge of due diligence and legal compliance in the charity sector will enable you to ensure contractual obligations are communicated to project executives and budget holders, ensuring the RSPB upholds its reputation as an NGO that can deliver.

Closing date: 15 November 2019
Interview date: 25 November 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'More Information' link to be directed to the RSPB website where you can download the Role Profile and Application Details.

When you make your application please ensure that you include reference number A2661019 on any correspondence.

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