At Rainbows we have ambitious plans for growth so that we can reach more children, young people and families. We have two exciting opportunities to join the team at Rainbows and help us realise those plans. Rainbows is the only hospice in the East Midlands for life-limited children and young people. We are here to make life brighter with amazing care and support for them and their families – you can be part of it too.

Job Title: Community Fundraiser (Northamptonshire / Leicestershire)
Full-Time (37.5hours) – Home based
Salary: circa £25,090 – £29,790

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Are you looking for a career where no two days are the same, where you’ll be working with a friendly, supportive and caring team? If so, we’ve got the perfect role for you! Each day you’ll be helping us go the extra mile to be here for the children, young people and families who rely on us. This is a great opportunity to work for Rainbows, the only hospice in the East Midlands for life-limited children and young people.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of working as a community fundraiser for another charity or be able to demonstrate the relevant skills required through a similar role, where building and maintaining strong relationships with supporters and donors, being team focused and possessing the drive to increase income, is par for the course.

As part of a Community Fundraising Team that covers the East Midlands, you will be responsible for supporting and developing both existing and new supporter relationships, community-based fundraising appeals and events, with a proactive approach to increasing income.

The successful candidate will also be an exceptional and confident communicator, able to prioritise a sometimes demanding and shifting workload, work well under pressure independently and as part of a team, and demonstrate a good understanding of best fundraising practice.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Ali Furlong (Head of Community and Events) on 01509 638 006.

To apply for the role, please email a covering letter and CV of no more than two pages. The closing date for applications is Monday 11 July 2022. We will be shortlisting and interviewing as applications are received.

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All positions are subject to an enhanced and barred DBS check. Proof of full COVID vaccination will be required if successful in the role.