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Community Fundraising and Engagement officer

Posted 12 days ago

  • Preston, Lancashire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 3 months
Part time hours are based on 22.5 hours for the Space centre Preston role but could be made up to Full time 37.5 hours per week if a Manchester Coproduction centre fundraising was also included. To be worked flexibly according to operational business needs. The post holder will be expected to have a flexible approach to working hours in order to meet the needs of the fundraising role (Potential and current supporters) and consider the needs of our stakeholder and those supporting our service users.
This is an extremely satisfying and diverse role for a very established internationally recognised Centre. The Space centre which is part of Creative Support has been operating unique and top of their class sensory facilities for over 30 years. They are a large community partner in Preston and are looking to develop their community links and fundraising support through this exciting new role.
We are looking for a highly motivated, confident individual with great organisational skills who can sell the potential of the centre and encourage support for the unique sensory services for vulnerable people who use the Space centre each year. An ideal candidate will possess the ability to inspire and persuade through communications, whether it be engaging with stakeholders, rallying support, or advocating for the needs of our centre and service users.
This is an exciting and rewarding role for someone who is looking to work across multiple fundraising disciplines and establish themselves in our small but agile team. There is significant experience of events and partnership working in the team and this role will be well supported but the manager and the Friends of Space.
The perks
Joining an established , growing, passionate team
Gain career satisfaction whilst helping a flagship service
20 holiday days a year, plus bank holidays
Flexi-time way of work to suit needs of role.
Vibrant base at Space Centre, easy to access.
Opportunity to get outside and network, build community spirit
Going home knowing you've done something good for future generations
If you would like to have a conversation and find out more about this role please call Sarah Smith at our head office 0161 236 0829 and she can answer your queries and put you in touch with the manager if you wish.
Vacancy Reference Number: 74939
Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number
Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care.
Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.
We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization - Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold awarded.
We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. -
This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme