Corporate Fundraiser (Maternity Cover)

Contract: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £27,000
Location: Fair Havens (with travel between hospice sites as required)
Closing Date: Jun 17, 2022

Havens Hospices have a fantastic opportunity for a Corporate Fundraiser to join their successful Income Generation team. We are looking for an experienced fundraiser to manage a business pipeline, seek out new partnerships and play a key  role in extending the reach of our corporate partnerships across Essex.

If you are  keen to ensure the longevity and retention of exist existing corporate partnerships and can identify, secure and maximise new corporate partnerships, we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will  be joining Havens Hospices at a really exciting time as we approach our anniversary year in 2023 and look to deliver a second Art Trail across the City of Southend.

The successful applicant will be a Hospice employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable people and carers, they may certainly come into contact with those who are caring for vulnerable people and or their carers. It is necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our entire community. In order to comply with our duty of care, Havens Hospices require all our staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID. Vaccination will be a condition of employment unless a medical evidenced exemption applies.

At Havens Hospices we care for children, young people and adults with complex or incurable conditions. Our specialist Care Teams can support them and their family living throughout illness, death and bereavement, in the comfort of their own home and through our hospice services, Fair Havens, The J’s and Little Havens.

Although you may not be giving direct care to our families, this role will have a direct effect on our care services.

In return for your expertise and passion, you will receive a competitive salary package and most of all, by making the most of every day you work at Havens Hospices you’ll be helping us continue ‘Making every day count’ for those who need us most.

Full job specification

Key responsibilities:

  • To contribute to the development of strategy, budgets and plans across the department.
  • To develop and expand corporate and business support across Essex, maximizing potential income, longevity of support and engagement with the charity.
  • To ensure all high net worth relationships are well managed, with a donor – centric approach applied at all times, consistently delivering excellent experiences for supporters.
  • To identify and cultivate any individuals with a personal high value potential, working closely with the Philanthropy Manager.
  • To proactively support a culture of collaborative working in the department.
  • To ensure corporate and business supporters are effectively stewarded with personalized donor pathways, effective engagement and touch points and appropriate propositions developed.
  • To ensure a pipeline of corporate and business relationships is developed and regularly maintained and to oversee the development of effective pathways to acquire new support.
  • To directly case-work key relationships as appropriate.
  • To proactively identify and maximise opportunities to develop new business across all areas of fundraising.
  • To represent Havens Hospices at appropriate events and engagements and to build strong relationships within the local corporate and business networks.
  • To build a strong presence and brand for Havens Hospices within the local corporate and business networks.
  • To ensure regular research is conducted to identify potential relationships, ensuring insight from our own database is developed and utilised.
  • To be responsible for ensuring all relationship, cultivation and networking is delivered in accordance with appropriate professional boundaries.
  • To be responsible for ensuring all corporate and business relationship work is delivered in compliance with all legislation and industry best practices.
  • To work with the Data Insights Manager to build clear and effective stewardship pathways for supporters to progress to more committed giving.
  • To proactively stay up to date with sector trends, developments and insights.
  • To ensure fundraising maintains appropriate and up to date record systems in compliance with Data Protection, other relevant legislation and requirements of financial and other systems of audit.
  • To attend both internal and external meetings to represent Fundraising.
  • Participate in appropriate internal and external education programmes to ensure continued professional development in order to implement best practice across the department, as well as ensure legal and ethical fundraising practices are followed.
  • Provide operational support for colleagues in both the team and wider directorate.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety and other organisational policies and procedures.
  • Comply with Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR requirements in all working practices maintaining confidentiality, integrity, availability, accuracy, currency and security of information as appropriate. Take personal responsibility for all data within own working environment.
  • Such other duties temporarily or on a continued basis, as may be reasonably required commensurate with your grade.

Key benefits:

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including Bank Holidays)
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Employee assistance Programme.
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)