Community Fundraiser

Closed: 31 January 2022
Fundraising Community

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  • Salary Circa £28,000 per year plus benefits
  • Location W1B, London,Home-based (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Social Welfare
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The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the leading welfare charity supporting current and former members of the RAF, their partners and families, providing practical, emotional and financial support, whenever they need us. 

We are looking for an exceptional community and challenge events fundraiser with the skills and experience to further develop our fundraising in South England. You will be responsible for raising income through existing networks of supporters, volunteers and building new relationships within the RAF, community groups and local business.

To be successful in this interesting and rewarding role you’ll need to have:

  • proven experience of exceeding fundraising targets
  • strong networking skills and the ability to quickly build relationships
  • the ability to influence and motivate people to support us
  • passion and commitment to make a difference

You must have proven community fundraising experience, you will also have initiative, flair and enthusiasm for the work of the RAF Benevolent Fund.  Knowledge of the RAF or the military or of military charities would be useful.

The role is primarily community based in Greater London. When not in the community the role is based at the Fund’s London HQ. The role requires travel around a large geographical area and overnight stays away from home as well as working evenings and weekends at events when required  Any successful candidate for this role will need to be DBS checked.

A detailed job profile is available below and on the Fund’s website. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Michelle Jeffcott, UK Community Fundraising Manager.

To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and providing examples of how you meet the person specification to, Pete Thompson, Head of HR.

The closing date for applications is Midday on Monday 31 January 2022. Please note that interviews will be held via a video conferencing platform early February.

Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.

A copy of the Fund’s Candidate Privacy Notice can be found on our website. As an equal opportunities employer, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Fund.

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is a Registered Charity (No. 10810090).

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