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Senior Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • Circa £25,000
  • Home-based, with infrequent travel across England and Scotland
  • Closing 7th March 2021


  • Advertised from 23rd February 2021
  • Salary depending on experience. 37.5 hours per week (usually Mon-Friday).

Role

Following a restructure, we are seeking a Senior Fundraising Officer to develop and lead on a range of activities including third-party, community and virtual events, and corporate fundraising. This is an exciting opportunity to join a values-led team and utilise your broad experience and enthusiasm for what we do, to make this role your own.

We are looking for an independent, adaptable, confident, and proactive individual who is people-focused and who possesses exceptional organisational skills. Above all you will be happy to share your ideas with the senior team and support the organisation to try new ways of fundraising, whilst providing a sound business case for doing so.

Reporting to: Head of Finance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Cultivate strong relationships with corporate, third party, and individual donors
  • Lead and manage fundraising events
  • Nurture and recognise DSUK’s individual givers
  • Research potential corporate partners
  • Recording and reporting of fundraising activities with Head of Finance

Personal qualities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Flexible and proactive with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Passionate about equality and opportunity for all and committed to changing attitudes towards disability.
  • Accountable attitude and happy to work as part of a remote team

Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) is the UK’s leading snowsport charity. We have been teaching disabled people to ski and snowboard for over forty years and although like all charities we anticipate a challenging year ahead, we also have exciting plans.

At DSUK, we believe that teaching disabled people to master the slopes can transform the way they experience their disability. For our customers, it’s about enjoying achievement and independence. From picking their line to controlling their speed, they can experience something that’s often missing from their everyday lives – freedom.

Application notes

Closing date. Sunday 7th March at 9pm

Interviews: Thursday 11th and Friday 12th March (via Zoom)

To apply, please send an up-to-date CV, along with a cover letter that clearly provides an example for how you meet each of the essential and desirable criteria set out in the Person Specification. Please send to Catherine Rose, Head of Finance and HR via catherine.rose@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk

Disability Snowsport UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex/gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status or age.


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