• Part Time
  • Flexible Hours
  • Salary: FTE £28-30k per annum pro rata, depending on experience

Website Turning Tides

Established in 1992, Turning Tides is a community-led charity dedicated to ending homelessness. At Turning Tides, we empower homeless or insecurely housed individuals to achieve sustainable independent living.

We have gone from supporting a handful of people in the coastal town of Worthing to a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works across West Sussex. We have over 160 staff and 300 volunteers. Our mission is to end local homelessness.

We are now looking for a Senior Fundraising Officer to join us on a permanent, part-time basis working 30 hours per week.

-A salary of £28-30,000 per annum pro rata, depending on experience
-25 days’ annual leave pro rata increasing one day per year served
-Health cash plan and life assurance scheme
-Induction plan and training from day 1
-24/7 Employee support with wellbeing, advice and money saving resources

This is a brilliant opportunity for a talented business development or fundraising professional with supervision experience to make a real difference to the lives of homeless people across our region by joining our dedicated and supportive team.

Fundraising is integral to all our activities and, as our operational services expand, you will have the opportunity to showcase your fundraising talents as you maximise our fundraising capacity and shape the future of our organisation.

So, if you want to make an enormous difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our communities and can help to lead our fundraising team forward, we want to hear from you!

As a Senior Fundraising Officer, you will maximise our fundraising income and increase our supporter base by co-ordinating a variety of fundraising staff, campaigns and fundraising activities within our local community.

Joining our Fundraising Team, you will supervise and co-ordinate a small team of part-time Fundraisers supporting them to deliver on their targets and develop individual strategies.

Working closely with our Communications Team, you will maximise their skills and support for fundraising activities by co-ordinating and collaboratively developing our community fundraising events and campaigns.

Additionally, you will:

-Work with our Fundraisers and Communications Team to capture supporter data
-Explore and generate new profitable fundraising ideas
-Ensure events and campaigns are supported by creating engaging and persuasive marketing

To join us as our Senior Fundraising Officer, you will need:

-Experience of developing and/or co-ordinating successful fundraising campaigns and events
-Experience of supervising a team effectively
-Experience of building external networks and relationships
-Experience of producing successful marketing and promotional material
-Experience of using a fundraising or CRM database to maximise engagement and income
-Experience of working towards, and achieving, financial targets
-Knowledge of fundraising methods and regulations
-Excellent and persuasive written and verbal communication skills
-Good computer literacy skills and the ability to make effective use of systems
-A full valid, driving licence and access to your own vehicle

Ideally, you will have experience of managing online communities or using online social networks to advance organisational goals. Experience of using the Donorfy database would also be beneficial, as would knowledge of housing and homelessness issues.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th July. Interviews are to be held on the 14th and 15th June.
No agencies please.

A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download from our website.

To apply, please ensure you complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria (in Person Specification), along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.You can either fill out these forms online or download them from the right and send to: recruitment@turning-tides.org.uk. Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Please be aware of Turning Tides’ Privacy Policy, which is available to view by visiting: https://www.turning-tides.org.uk/about-us/privacy-policy/

Please note that Turning Tides will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from the organisation within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

To apply for this job please visit www.turning-tides.org.uk.