(Full time – but part time, flexible and home working considered)
We are looking to add an enthusiastic fundraiser to our Communications and Fundraising Team. Someone who is passionate about raising funds to see the Great Commission fulfilled, and who understands the vital importance of prayer and financial support in mission. This is a new role, building on the work carried out across the staff team since 2019 as we seek to implement our fundraising strategy.
Taking primary responsibility for connecting with existing donors, this person will be a good listener, ready to engage well with our supporters and develop relationships. They will also take an active role in generating ideas to creatively reach new audiences, utilising our active social media platforms and interactive website.
As well as communicating with our supporter database, they will build on existing funding from trusts. As they seek to develop more relationships with trusts and foundations, they will have responsibility for researching appropriate opportunities and completing trust applications.
With scope to develop and shape the role, intially the Fundraising Officer will work alongside the Communications Director to formulate reports for the Leadership Team and the Board of Trustees. Increasingly the Fundraising Officer will take greater responsibility for these reports as well as for coordinating and monitoring fundraising activity across the staff team. As such they will need to be able to encourage and ethuse others about fundraising tasks and communicate financial needs clearly and persuasively.
If you think that this role could be perfect for you then download an application pack here.
To apply please send a covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for this role, referencing the Job Description and Person Specification together with a copy of your CV, to: Julie Bailey, Personnel Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrive by 12 noon on Monday 15th November 2021.
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Africa Inland Mission’s vision is to see Christ-centred churches among all African peoples. The European Mobilising Office’s 80+ mission partners are part of a 1,000-strong team from across the world, with an emphasis on disciple-making among unreached African people groups and equipping African church leaders.