Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator at Community First
Home working with some time spent in the Devizes office
Fixed term contract to December 2021
18 Hours per week – £15,032 gross per annum (FTE £30,480 gross p.a. pro rata)
Community First are looking for an exceptional individual to support our fundraising and marketing activity and join the Youth Action Wiltshire team who support young people aged 5-25 years including young carers, and young people not in education, employment or training.
The new role is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of the team in helping to shape the future vision of this dynamic and successful organisation, with responsibility for development and delivery of multi-channel marketing for YAW fundraising, client services, business trading and support on overall brand awareness.
Working alongside the delivery teams and voluntary fundraisers, candidates should be self-motivated and happy to work alone but equally confident amongst a team in organising and motivating volunteers, staff, and the young people we support. You will have a strong working knowledge of marketing and communications in the charity space and experience of delivering fundraising strategies and running digital marketing campaigns.
You will continue communications with the organisation’s long-standing and highly committed audience of established individual and legacy donors alongside creating and implementing new communications strategies for new audiences.
Ideal candidates will need to have:
Confidence and enthusiasm for working with young people
A successful track-record in regional community fundraising
Excellent digital and social media communications skills
Experience in running fundraising campaigns and CRM databases
A full valid driving licence and can work evenings and weekends when required
In addition, we are looking for someone who can support the strategic development of the organisation, working closely with the Chief Executive to include partnership and relationship development, income generation and overall growth across a number of areas of our work.
Identifying potential new sources of funding and developing proposals to be submitted for external funding support to ensure the continuation and development of existing or new areas of work will also be part of the role.
Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.
For additional information on the role, please contact Steve Crawley, Head of Youth Action Wiltshire at email@example.com or by phone on 01380 729813.
Closing date: Friday 4th September 2020 Interviews: w/c 14th September 2020
To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post, please visit www.communityfirst.org.uk/vacancies. CVs, with a covering letter describing why you are applying and how your skills relate to the role, will also be considered.
Please send applications to Bernadette Lowe, Business Support Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Community First is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Fundraising and Marketing Manager at Willows Counselling and Training Service
Job Title: Fundraising and Marketing Manager Department: Finance Hours per Week: 16 Contract: 6 months contract with extension funds permitting Salary: £18-20k full time dependent on experience (equating to £7,200 – £8000 pro-rata) Employee Benefits: Willows offers 26 days holiday per year (pro rata), free on-site parking and flexible working hours for this post. Application deadline is 12 noon Friday 4th September 2020.
Willows is a Swindon based charity, in operation for 30 years, offering subsidised counselling particularly specialising in working with clients that have been affected by trauma and abuse. In addition to its counselling activities. Willows also runs a thriving training operation offering certified training qualifications in counselling as well as courses on well-being for local businesses and other charitable organisations.
About the role
This role is new to the organisation of Willows Counselling service. Willows has a current supporter base of individuals and many links to local businesses and churches.
To facilitate the future strategic vision and aims of Willows this post will take the lead on fundraising via a balanced range of income generation streams. A second key aim of this role is to enhance Willows reputation and credibility with funders and the wider community, by further developing and implementing the marketing strategy.
This post will report to the Executive Director and Finance Manager and will also be expected to work closely with other key staff members and volunteers.
To develop manage and grow the supporter journey for an increasing number of individuals, churches, businesses, organisations and groups through a balanced fundraising programme through tailored programmes to target audiences
To develop, and lead on an agreed strategy for appeals, and regular and individual giving
Undertake and increase stakeholder engagement including
Acknowledging gifts as part of the supporter engagement journey
Increasing links to trusts and other funders
Manage an effective grants programme to increase overall funding levels in line with agreed targets particularly multiyear funding
To manage and oversee the Friends of Willows (the volunteer fundraising group for Willows) including assisting in the organisation and promotion of events
Lead on the development and implementation of an effective marketing and communications strategy
Leading on all copy for fundraising, marketing and communications including but not limited to multi-media strategies to reach target audiences and achieve desired outcomes and the Willows website and social media activities
Working with the Finance Manager and other staff assist in the preparation of budgets for income and expenditure and other reports as required
To uphold confidentiality and professional good conduct at all times
Other duties as required
Excellent track record of stakeholder engagement and management including demonstration of influencing and networking skills to achieve results. Understanding of best practice and theory in stakeholder management and insight, including the ability to segment audiences and develop innovative engagement plans
Effective interpersonal skills: ability to work collaboratively, and deal tactfully and diplomatically with people at all levels; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships within Willows and across professional networks; experience of ability to establish and maintain credibility with relevant communities; a strong track record of success in managing relationships
Ability to think and work creatively to tackle problems and challenges, demonstrating own initiative and judgement within given constraints; asking for and giving help when needed
Excellent organisational skills: able to plan and prioritise a varied workload to ensure that work meets deadlines, and be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and demands
Excellent written and oral communication skills with good attention to detail: ability to develop and deliver well-structured and clearly-articulated documents and presentations for internal and external audiences
To be in sympathy with the Christian values underpinning the work of Willows Counselling
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and databases
Professional qualification in communications or fundraising, and/or or equivalent experience gained working in a relevant context including experience of applying for grant funding.
How to Apply
Application deadline is 12 noon Friday 4th September 2020
Applications should be made in the form of a covering letter and CV to The Executive Director Tanya Orr email@example.com
Building Bridges Financial Compliance Officer at Community First
Devizes based with some home working
£20,456 gross p.a. pro rata
Fixed term contract to September 2021
30 – 36.5 hours per week negotiable
We are looking for an individual who is extremely organised and can support the Building Bridges Programme Manager to effectively deliver the Building Bridges programme, jointly funded by the National Lottery Communities Fund and the European Social Fund.
The role will be to provide financial administrative assistance and general support to the Building Bridges lead team and, in particular, compliance checking of the financial claims across all programme delivery partners.
It will require someone with an eye for detail and process who can provide reliable support to the Building Bridges Programme Manager and lead team to ensure effective and compliant delivery of the programme.
The role will be fully funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and is a fixed term contract to September 2021. The salary is £20,456 gross per annum pro rata, plus 7% employer pension contribution.
Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory DBS check.
Further information regarding the Building Bridges programme can be found via our website at www.buildingbridgessw.org.uk
Closing date: 21st August 2020 Interviews: 3rd / 4th September 2020
For additional information, please contact Dave Potts, Building Bridges Programme Manager on 01380 732826.
Community First is an equal opportunities employer.
Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations, led by Community First, that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire.
The project has received up to £6.4M of funding from the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding
Project Director and Designated Safeguarding at SMASH
Hours: 28 hours per week Duration of post: Permanent dependent on funding Salary: £32,032 per annum (for 28-hour week)
SMASH is an incorporated charity funded by public grants, philanthropic contributions and commissioned services. SMASH promotes wellbeing – the education, research, service delivery and best practice to ensure sustainable change in individuals and ultimately the local community of Swindon.
Wellbeing is the key to the prevention and early intervention of mental ill health and the solutions to thriving individuals and flourishing communities.
The Project Director is the pivotal role in the organisation’s day to day running and long-term strategic direction. The role is centred around people. To succeed, this role needs to create an environment for individuals to flourish, maintain strong relationships with Trustees and external stakeholders, deliver outstanding services and measure and evaluate the impact of our work.
The post holder will be responsible for:
1. Management of team to build a culture of personal accountability and autonomy
2. Oversight of programme design and delivery
3. Reporting and evaluating
4. Volunteer Management
5. Financial oversight and planning
6. Strategic oversight
7. Policy, procedures and processes to ensure safety and consistency
To apply for the role please request an application form by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
CV’s are accepted along with the completed application. Closing date for completed applications to be received by email by Friday 31st July at 12 noon. Interviews dates will be arranged for early August.
Head of Finance & Governance at North Swindon Parish Council
Working hours: Full Time. The hours are 37 per week. The hours of work are those necessary to fulfil the requirements of the position. This may involve working unsocial hours in evenings and at weekends or at special events. Contract Term: Permanent Full Time Accountable to: Parish Clerk Accountable for: Finance Assistant, Administration Assistant, Grant Support Manager, Leisure & Libraries Manager. Key Relationships: Parish Clerk, Parish Councillors, Swindon Borough Council, CSNL<, External Contractors.
To act as the Parish Council’s principal adviser in all financial matters and to ensure the efficient exercise of all decisions taken by the Council.
To provide a direct link with internal & external auditors for the purposes of mid-year compliance audits and the end of year AGAR.
To provide the Council with the necessary information for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all financially based decisions of the Council.
Supported by the RFO; to be responsible for the effective management of the Parish
Part Time Administrator at Swindon Food Collective
Hours: 15 Hours a week over 3 days Rate of pay: £10 per hour Holiday allowance: 20 days pro rata
The Swindon Food Collective is seeking to employ a part time Administrator to assist the staff and trustees in all aspects of the charity’s operations and business. The successful candidate will need to be sympathetic to the needs of our client group and supportive of the ethos of the charity and its aims.
As the local, independent food bank we are accepting both financial and non-perishable food donations so that we can operate a charity that feeds those in need. Over 7,000 people are expected to be fed this year and the acceptance and redistribution of over 92 tonnes needs to be managed.
This part time role is based at our warehouse in Westlea and is crucial to all the different teams, both internal and external, that work within and across the Swindon Food Collective network.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and attributes. They will be responsible for many administrative tasks that enable us to record and use data to enhance our funding applications, acknowledge donations and support our sponsors, aid our volunteers in their own tasks and sustain the staff in their roles.
Excellent literacy and numeracy skills are required with an up to date knowledge of computer packages such as word, excel and some understanding of databases etc. General Duties will include managing aspects of the email, post, IT, vehicles, diaries, newsletters, mailings, printing, volunteer applications, data bases, social media, stationary ordering and accepting donations etc. This list is not exhaustive.
To apply for the role please request an application form and submit your CV please by
Write to Swindon Food Collective, The Warehouse, Bentham Close, Stonehill Green, Westlea, Swindon Wiltshire SN5 7DG, marking your envelope FAO: Recruitment.
CV’s are accepted along with the completed application and ethnic monitoring form. Closing date for completed applications to be received by email or post is Friday 31st July at 12 noon. Interviews dates will be arranged for early August.
Due to the Covid 19 pandemic situation interviews may be carried out via a web chat. Please let us know if this is a difficulty for you.