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Suffolk (including Waveney) Fundraising and Events Officer



Between £12.01- £15.00 Per Hour

Full Time


Closing Date: 26/02/24

Suffolk (including Waveney) Fundraising and Events Officer

37 Hours per week

Salary £23,855

Job Purpose:

  • Within the County of Suffolk, to research, source donators/community groups and facilitate fundraising activities to enhance funds for projects
  • To plan fundraising activities that can be run by community groups and public supporters of the organisation
  • To draft and produce an annual action plan of fundraising events ensuring cost analysis is undertaken according to organisational policy and procedure
  • To promote, organise and run the annual plan of fundraising events, involving the apprentice, volunteers and other departmental staff where required

Essential Requirements:

  • Proven track record of arranging events and/or fundraising qualification
  • Innovative, imaginative, creative and professional attitude towards fundraising & events
  • Ability to develop effective partnerships and form productive working relationships at all levels
  • Drive and determination to see projects to conclusion
  • Ability to be resilient, work under pressure, and flexible to meet deadlines
  • Good organisational and project management skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office computer skills i.e. Word, Excel, Publisher
  • Ability to be reliable and flexible with working hours and on occasions to meet the needs of the organisation i.e. fundraising activities or promotional presentations at the weekend or evening
  • Driving licence and ability to travel across Norfolk and Suffolk

Benefits Include:

  • 6% pension contribution
  • Training and continuous professional development
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 6 weeks paid sick leave (after completion of probation)
  • Paid 30 minute lunch
  • 24 hour telephone Counselling Service
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Staff reward ½ day
  • Staff prize draws
  • Gift vouchers
  • Salary advance and loan schemes.

This role can be considered for a secondment opportunity but will be subject to DBS clearance