Community Fundraising and Events Manager

Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Allet, Truro, Cornwall
£23,000 - £27,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: NTXLD576657

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 31st January 2021  

Community Fundraising and Events Manager
Based at Allet, Truro, Cornwall but supported to work regularly from home
Full Time
£23,000 - £27,500 per annum

Cornwall Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation membership charity in Cornwall. We work with one and all to create a wilder Cornwall with people close to nature, and with land, rivers and seas rich in wildlife.

This is an exciting time to join Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s People and Engagement Team (which includes marketing and fundraising). The team is developing and testing new fundraising methods for the charity, and recently reviewed its priorities and structure to enable growth. The successful candidate will join a driven, supportive and friendly team and be integral to its future.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Community Fundraising and Events Manager on a permanent, full time basis. The main purpose of this role is to lead our community fundraising and events, creating and delivering opportunities for people to connect with and support our work to protect wildlife, enable nature’s recovery and deliver natural solutions to issues such as climate change.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and delivering a flagship event and / or campaign that engages people with our work and generates funds
  • Supporting major volunteer-led events
  • Assessing the suitability of, adapting and delivering events to secure significant engagement and funds
  • Promoting the Trust as a charity for which people can fundraise, creating a pipeline of voluntary fundraising activity
  • Establishing and managing a network of trained volunteers who can speak / represent the Trust to audiences across Cornwall and can deliver a series of events to engage children and families with our work

About You

We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of developing and delivering community fundraising activities for a charity, including supporting volunteer fundraisers
  • Experience of creating and managing events
  • Keen to deliver an outstanding supporter experience / customer care
  • Able to use audience insight to shape and inform strategy and activity
  • Knowledge of current fundraising trends and of rules and regulations relating to fundraising
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Skilled at managing volunteers
  • Holds a full, clean driving licence and can work flexible hours where necessary

If this sounds like you and you’re committed to environmental conservation and sustainability issues, then we’d love to hear from you.

The closing date for this role is Sunday 31st January.

Interviews will be held Wednesday 10th February.

Please mention when responding to this ad.