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Volunteer Community Fundraising Manager

Bassuah Legacy Foundation


Posted over 30 days ago...

Your role as our Community Fundraising Manager is to research, identify and apply to charitable funders to support our community services. Through your role, you will help us achieve our goals for the benefit of our membership.


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Bassuah Legacy Foundation, 90 Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 8HD, W12 8HD

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

You will be an important member of the wider Bassuah Legacy Foundation Works team, supporting departmental objectives through delivery of support but also through positive collaboration and innovation within your team to support our strategic, societal goals. Main Duties and Accountabilities Undertake regular prospect research using a variety of methods to identify potential funding streams and prioritise opportunities based around organisational need and funding criteria/deadlines Support the Head of Trust Fundraising in the preparation of high-quality bids Take responsibility for compiling smaller funding bids (£10-15k) in support of bespoke work initiatives Maintain and manage effective electronic and paper-based records and filing systems in support of all fundraising duties Manage the post-decision administration process for all Trust funding applications You will: -Log outcomes & draft e-mail responses/letters -Update spreadsheets -Set up and service post-award internal meetings and six-monthly reviews of progress -Produce monthly data/management information reports -Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed to a high standard and in line with deadlines/T&Cs - Help establish appropriate recording/reporting mechanisms in line with reporting requirements Support the development of outcome monitoring and impact analysis across our fundraising and service delivery functions Take responsibility for drafting reports for all major Trust grants, working closely with Head of Trust Fundraising and Project Managers to ensure that these are produced in a timely manner and to a high standard Work closely with project teams, volunteers and beneficiaries to obtain and write up case studies as well as record and monitor results against agreed outcome Community Fundraising and Awareness Raising: Assist in the planning and delivery of community-based fundraising and awareness raising events as well as beneficiary involvement initiatives. Support the development of a rolling programme of community fundraising initiatives Assist in the preparation of mail-shots, social media posts and digital marketing to raise awareness of services and the opportunities to support the organisation financially Perform accurate, reliable and consistent data entry and administrative support

What are we looking for?

The successful candidate will possess the following skills, experience and qualities: 1. Fundraising Expertise: Demonstrated ability in fundraising, donor cultivation, and revenue generation specifically tailored to support single parent families.   2. Relationship Building: Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain long-term relationships with supporters, donors, and organizations focused on single parent support.   3. Strategic Thinking: Ability to develop and implement strategic fundraising plans aligned with the unique needs and challenges faced by single parent families.   4. Communication Skills: Effective communication to convey the charity's mission and engage diverse audiences, including single parents, donors, volunteers, and community partners.   5. Passion and Commitment: Genuine passion for supporting single parent families and a strong commitment to making a positive impact on their lives, coupled with resilience to overcome challenges in fundraising efforts.

What difference will you make?

The success of this role will have a significant impact on our charity in several ways:   1. Financial Sustainability: Effective fundraising efforts ensure that our charity has the necessary funds to operate, expand its programs, and reach more people in need.   2. Mission Fulfillment: By securing resources, you will enable our charity to carry out its mission and make a tangible difference in the lives of single parents and thier children.   3. Community Engagement: Building relationships with donors and supporters fosters a sense of community around our charity's cause, increasing awareness and support for our initiatives.   4. Organisational Growth: Successful fundraising campaigns can lead to organisational growth, allowing our charity to hire more staff, invest in infrastructure, and expand our reach.   5. Long-Term Planning: A steady stream of funding will enable our leadership team to plan for the future, developing sustainable programs, and respond effectively to changing needs and circumstances.   Overall, the work you will be doing as our Community Fundraising Manager will be essential for the ongoing success and impact of our charity. You will also have the opportunity to work on a wider range of tasks within our charity.


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