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Logo: RSPBDo you have the passion, drive, professionalism and enthusiasm to raise funds for the RSPB?


Senior Fundraising Officer
Reference: A2661019
Location: Flexible
Salary starting at: 22,073 to 23,912 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: 12 Months


The RSPB England team is recruiting for a Senior Fundraising Officer. This is a fantastic opportunity to hone your skills in fundraising and project management. If you have enthusiasm for the work of the RSPB and can demonstrate your talents and transferable skills for fundraising, line management and leadership we would like to hear from you.


As a bold ambassador for the RSPB you will develop excellent relationships across RSPB teams and with a range of significant funders and partners. The role will involve you working alongside the Fundraising Manager to develop and implement fundraising strategy.


We will create the opportunity for you to develop specialist knowledge and lead on strategy for one or more of the income streams e.g. grants, trusts, corporates and individuals.


You will


  • have experience of line management
  • lead on large scale, complex funding bids and multi-stakeholder partnerships
  • provide coaching and support to team members
  • use recognised performance management and leadership tools
  • harness the collective brilliance of our team
  • provide ongoing evaluation of the fundraising programme
  • make a significant contribution to developing projects
  • be responsible for compiling high quality funding applications to secure income for our fantastic portfolio of work


A working knowledge of due diligence and legal compliance in the charity sector will enable you to ensure contractual obligations are communicated to project executives and budget holders, ensuring the RSPB upholds its reputation as an NGO that can deliver.


Closing: 15 November 2019
Interviews: 25 November 2019


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