St Gemma’s Hospice is the largest hospice in Yorkshire and one of the largest in the UK. The Hospice provides expert palliative and end of life care, in a quality environment, for thousands of local people each year. It’s a prominent and respected charity at the heart of the local community with a large range of specialist services to support patients, their families and friends.
Working for St Gemma’s can offer a rewarding career in a friendly environment. Over 250 staff across a 4 acre site, 24 Charity Shops and a Retail Hub work together to ensure that patients and their families have the best possible experience and receive the highest quality of care.
St Gemma’s Hospice is seeking a Senior Fundraiser (Corporate and Initiatives). The successful candidate must have substantial fundraising experience along with some management experience.
St Gemma’s has a fundraising target of over £6 million per year. As Senior Fundraiser (Corporate and Initiatives), you will lead the development and implementation of plans to increase donations to St Gemma’s Hospice in line with the Hospice’s Income Generation Strategy. You will explore and understand the market in which you operate, understanding what motivates businesses and organisations to raise money for the Hospice. You will be confident with making presentations about the Hospice to businesses and organisations and attend networking events on behalf of St Gemma’s.
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising you will lead and manage a Fundraiser (Corporate & Initiatives), ensuring that fundraising is of the highest standard and runs smoothly, efficiently and economically in a way which meets all regulatory and legislative requirements. You will have personal responsibility for achieving a demanding income budget from corporate groups.
It is essential that you have the ability to plan effectively and meet tight deadlines. Excellent time management is essential in this role due to the large workload and demanding supporter database.
Ability to drive and use of a car is essential as well as being able to work flexible hours (including evenings and weekends).
Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To discuss this opportunity further please contact Gail Chapman, Head of Fundraising on 0113 218 5575.
Closing date: 5th June 2019 (5pm)