Recruitment Pack

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Summary

Do you enjoy developing business networks and building relationships? We are looking for a new team member who is passionate about what we do and will help us recruit and steward an exciting corporate membership scheme.

This is a new role in which the Corporate Fundraiser will have the opportunity to develop and implement a membership scheme that will have a huge and positive impact on the work and future of the National Paralympic Heritage Trust.

This is a 2.5-day/week role.


About NPHT

We exist to enlighten and inspire future generations by celebrating, cherishing and bringing the Paralympic heritage and its stories of human endeavour to life and in doing so we show how sport has and can challenge negative perceptions towards disability.

The National Paralympic Heritage Trust was formed in 2015 as a Charity and Company limited by guarantee and is coming to the end of its first 5 years of operation, entering a new phase of exciting work for which we wish to appoint a Corporate Fundraiser, to help us achieve an important part of our fundraising plan.


Overview

Working closely with our team you will implement our corporate fundraising plan, identifying existing and securing new corporate contacts, activating the benefits programme and integrating the corporate members into the wider project work of the NPHT.

Role details

Reports to: CEO NPHT.

Location: NPHT / Remote working.

Hours: Part-time (2.5 days or 20 hours per week). We are open to flexible working arrangements. Some evening and weekend work may be required.

Salary: up to £30,000 pro rata depending on experience.

Contract length: 12-month fixed-term contract with the possibility to extend.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced corporate fundraiser who is comfortable recruiting and stewarding corporate partners, who strongly believes in the work of the NPHT, and can take our income generation to new levels. We are looking for a team player who is both confident and sensitive to working in our context.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to make a real difference to the work of the NPHT. Come and work with us!

Role & Responsibilities

Corporate

  • Manage and develop the NPHTs corporate membership scheme.
  • Research and recruitment of companies to the scheme.
  • Refining and activating the benefits programme.
  • Integrating members into the wider project work of the Trust and extending opportunities.
  • Development of long-term sustainable funding by identifying audiences, channels, products and messages that will maximise effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Development of high-quality supporter care, including responsive and prompt stewardship.

Strategic

  • Collaborate with the CEO and wider team to identify and keep track of opportunities.
  • Facilitate the long-term vision for corporate giving, coordinating meetings with stakeholders as required.
  • Actively research and keep up to date with news and developments within the corporate funding landscape in which the NPHT operates, proactively spotting and assessing new funding opportunities.
  • Ensure that the NPHT is effectively networking at local, regional, national and international levels, maximising awareness of our work.
  • Provision of timely and informative reports to the Board of Trustees.

Communications

  • Work closely with the Digital Content Manager on developing our profile and reach within the corporate funding landscape and ensuring supporters are appropriately credited.
  • Work closely with the NPHT Marketing consultant to ensure that communications and social media demonstrate our impact to current and potential supporters.

General

  • Communicate and collaborate with all internal stakeholders to gather necessary information with care.
  • Communicate reporting and evaluation deadlines and requirements to the relevant team members.
  • Ensure all corporate fundraising information is well documented and saved on the shared drive.
  • Comply with the NPHT Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, Safeguarding and other key policies.
  • Represent and advocate for the NPHT at events.
  • Ensure effective communications with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Undertake any other duties which may be reasonably required.

Person Specification

Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working within a corporate fundraising role.
  • Experience of cultivating and managing supporter relationships.
  • Experience working within the museums/arts/health/sport and/or charity sectors.

Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong IT and web skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Skilled in making sales and understanding of negotiation techniques.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Knowledge

  • An understanding of Corporate Fundraising law including GDPR and how this applies in a fundraising environment.
  • Understanding of key issues in the cultural sectors.

Benefits

NEST pension. You will be entitled to 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata). We offer flexible working hours.


How to apply

If you feel that you can make a difference and want to help build a stronger organisation, then we would love to hear from you.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our team.

We are looking for a passionate corporate fundraiser who is excited by the work we do. If you’re worried you do not fit all the criteria but do have relevant fundraising experience that could make you a great candidate, we encourage you to apply. We welcome applications from people with a range of experiences and skills.

If you would like to arrange an informal chat about the role, please email our CEO Vicky at [email protected] 

To apply for the role, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the job to [email protected] 

We welcome applications in written, audio or video formats. To submit applications in an alternative format, to request information in an alternative format or to discuss any reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process please email [email protected]

Deadline: 5pm Tuesday 31st May 2022

Interviews will be held on the 6th and 8th June 2022. 

You can download a pdf version of the recruitment pack here. If you would like it in a different version please contact us at: [email protected]