National Community and Events Fundraising Lead

Closed: 20 October 2021
Fundraising Community Events

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  • Salary £34,163 starting salary – up to £37,494 depending on experience
  • Location London, Greater London
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Housing and Homelessness
  • Job Reference :

Are you passionate about preventing homelessness? Are you looking to gain experience in Fundraising for a leading UK charity?

About the role

The National Community and Events Fundraising Lead (known internally as the National Community and Events Coordinator) is responsible for growing St Mungo’s income from a series of mass participation fundraising activities. This exciting new role will lead the implementation of our national fundraising strategy, project managing a range of challenge events and fundraising products.

Alongside managing fundraising events, the role will support income growth through the recruitment and retention of donors, whilst taking our fundraisers on an exceptional supporter journey.

This role will line manage the National Community and Events Fundraising Officer, supporting their events portfolio and their professional development.

What we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of working in event management, community fundraising, charity product innovation management or digital fundraising. We are looking for a confident communicator who will thrive in a busy environment, using their own initiative.

You will be target driven with leadership and interpersonal skills, and will thoroughly enjoy networking and building strong relationships with our; supporters, volunteers, staff and suppliers. The role will involve a great deal of project management and will require the post holder to confidently drive projects forward whilst carefully managing a range of internal and external stakeholders.

You will have some knowledge of digital fundraising platforms and processes, with some experience working with suppliers such as JustGiving, Give Panel and/or other fundraising platforms.

This role will require flexibility, with some early morning, evening and weekend working, and occasional travel to our regional offices.

What we offer

Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities

  • We hold Investors in People Gold accreditation – one of just 3% of Housing Associations to achieve this. 82% of staff who took part in the survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
  • We are committed to developing all of our staff via routes such as secondments, transfers and promotion. In 2019 35% of our vacancies were filled by internal promotions.

A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place

  • Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work.
  • We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves.

Flexible Working and Pension

  • We are committed to maintaining your work/life balance. We offer 25 days annual leave, and operate a very popular Flexi Time scheme, which allows you to supplement your annual leave entitlement. After 5 years, staff annual leave entitlement increases to 28 days.
  • St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.

How to apply

To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s careers page on our website.

To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the document available tab at the top of the advert page on our website.

Closing date: 10am on 20 October

Interview and assessments on: 29 October

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.