Vacancies

Corporate Partnership Fundraiser

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Corporate Partnership Fundraiser to join the Cynthia Spencer Hospice Fundraising Department.

As a Corporate Partnership Fundraiser, you will support our Fundraising Manager by producing inspiring written materials, creating and delivering, exceptional stewardship plans for key individuals and helping to build and deliver campaign plans. The work is very diverse; you will be working collaboratively with Fundraisers and Senior Managers, helping them to deliver sector leading partnerships, secure new income streams, coordinate a variety of fundraising projects and events as well as supporting external meetings – the work you produce will have a direct effect on Cynthia Spencer Hospice’s ability to raise significant funds to help patients, and their families, with life limiting illnesses.

If you tick these boxes then this will be your perfect role:

  • You’re a tenacious new business fundraiser (or sales or marketing professional) who’s great at building relationships, spotting opportunities and running with them.
  • You’re an excellent communicator who can write great proposals, lead productive meetings and create inspiring pitches.
  • You’ve got a strong grasp of what it takes to build mutually beneficial, long-lasting, genuinely profitable charity-corporate partnerships.
  • You’re passionate about making life better for people with a life limiting illness. And crucially you can see how corporate partnerships can help Cynthia Spencer Hospice do this.

Your main responsibilities will be, but not limited to:

  • Lead on the delivery of new business presentations to potential new corporate partners/supporters.
  • Develop relationships with potential donors/supporters and manage these appropriately.
  • Secure corporate sponsorship for key fundraising campaigns and events.
  • Account management of secured partnerships to ensure income is maximised.
  • Attend events and network with key stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively with the Fundraising and Retail team to ensure all opportunities with businesses are maximised.
  • Record information accurately on the database as required.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience in a corporate sales / business development environment and /or have worked in a similar corporate fundraising role.
  • Writing of commercial proposals.
  • Experience of developing and managing relationships with fundraisers and /or other key stakeholders.
  • Excellent presentation skills and comfortable presenting at senior management/board level.
  • High level of IT literacy – knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel etc.)
  • Proven Project Management skills.

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Community Fundraiser

Be challenged

This role will play an important part in delivering income growth through the long term engagement of community supporters. Part of your role will be to identify and develop fundraising initiatives to engage community groups and schools in line with the Charity’s strategy.

Coming from a background in Community Fundraising you will have a proven ability and passion for relationship building and the capability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people. You will be able to identify new audiences, prospects and convert leads into new supporters for the Charity.

This position provides a opportunity to contribute significantly to a future of Cynthia Spencer Hospice Charity and our care for patients, and their families, with life limiting illnesses. We hope you share our passion to achieve this aim.

Key Responsibilities

  • To achieve the agreed fundraising targets from new and existing supporters.
  • To cultivate and recruit community groups as donors and fundraisers
  • To deliver our calendar of planned community fundraising activities and events
  • To represent Cynthia Spencer Hospice at local public events and activities and giving talks to the community
  • Supporting and motivating volunteers to fundraise and organise events
  • Providing excellent supporter care and encouragement to fundraisers and donors through telephone, email, social media and printed communications
  • Promoting and publicising particular Cynthia Spencer Hospice events and external sponsored events
  • Develop community communications sharing case studies and fundraising opportunities to community supporters

In order to apply you should have the following:

  • Previous experience of community fundraising
  • A track record of developing relationships with volunteers, community supporters and encouraging their fundraising efforts
  • Be ambitious, self-motivated and adaptable to make the most of this exciting opportunity
  • Be flexible to travel throughout the region and work evening and weekends as required
  • You must have a full UK Driving Licence and access to a car

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Assistant Manager - Market Walk Shop

Do you have a passion for fashion? Love giving great customer service? Want to work for a business that really has people at its heart? Then this is the job for you!

Duties will include merchandising, pricing, stock sorting and rotation, banking and staff planning, basically doing all you can to help increase income. As you will work with a wide range of volunteers, it is essential that you are able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and a compassionate nature.

All our shops aim to offer a pleasant customer experience with a good old fashioned bargain to boot. We expect our assistant shop managers to reflect this in their approach to work.

The role is part-time 21 hours a week, with overtime as and when required to cover holidays, sickness and our other shops so being flexible and available to work extra is a must. Hours will include weekend and may include Bank Holiday work.

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