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Fundraising Coordinator – An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen with The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace, an internationally renowned conflict resolution and peace building charity based in the North West of England.

The Foundation was established in 1995 in memory of Tim and Johnathan who were killed by the IRA in the bombing of Warrington in 1993. Colin and Wendy, Tim’s parents, made a commitment to keep the boys names alive, and help future victims of violent extremism and acts of terror, which led to them creating a lasting memorial, known as the Peace Centre. The £3.3 million purpose built Centre was opened on the 7th anniversary of the bombing, on March 20th, 2000.

The Foundation is a charity that works nationally and internationally FOR PEACE and non-violent conflict resolution.  It does this from its major asset, the Peace Centre, and throughout the country and Europe, delivering a series of projects and services commissioned in the prevention, resolution and response to terrorism and political violence.

The Foundation is looking to employ a Fundraising Coordinator to work with the Events Manager to deliver a fundraising strategy in support of the organisation.   It will be an exciting opportunity to join the Foundations growing team, expand the Charities fundraising activities and generate new income streams.

In 2018, the Foundation and the people of Warrington will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Warrington bombing. This will be a time when not only will we remember Tim and Johnathan, but a time when we will celebrate all that has been achieved in their names.  During this time, the Fundraising Coordinator will work with the Founders and Trustees to create and market a campaign for the anniversary year.

The successful candidate must be professional, creative and self-motivated. Capable of speaking with key decision makers in corporate organisation and community groups and able to generate charitable donations from a variety of sources, including community groups, corporate organisations and individuals.

Position in organisation: The post holder will report to the Events Manager

Hours of Work:

Full time or part time available: (no less than 3 days a week). Evening and weekend work may be required from time to time

Leave: 25 days (pro rata for part time) annual leave plus public holidays

Salary: TBC (depending upon experience)

Deadline for application: Friday 17th March 17, 12.00 noon

Interviews: From week commencing 3rd April 17

To apply for this role: please download the 170203 F4P Fundraising Coordinator Foundation application form  or email: cloudy.tan@foundation4peace.org or phone 01925 581246 for an application pack.

At the Foundation, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.

Fundraiaing Coordinator Key Responsibilities:

  • Uphold the memory of Tim and Johnathan and the Founders aims for peace.
  • Cement relationships with existing supporters
  • Identify new income streams and inspire new support, for the Foundation
  • Publicise the Foundation’s groundbreaking work and successes to raise the Foundation’s profile, locally, regionally and nationally
  • Work in conjunction with the Fundraising & Events Manager
  • to develop and implement a strategy to increase donations from individuals, groups and corporate organisations, and
  • to plan and implement 25th-anniversary campaign
  • Manage and update databases with accurate information
  • Provide corporate organisations with a range of options to support the Foundation
  • Find and encourage potential corporate supporters, payroll giving agencies, and other organisations to increase the number of regular givers
  • Produce tailored action plans
  • Review actual performance against targets
  • Working closely with Marketing to produce online and offline content
  • Maintain adequate stocks of fundraising resources and literature
  • Participate fully in the work of the Foundation, attending meetings and contributing to the team effort to the best of their ability.
  • Any other duties which may arise in connection with this position as directed by the Trustees

Experience Required in:

  • Fundraising or sales
  • Developing relationships with corporate organisations
  • Researching market opportunities
  • Working in a charitable environment

Skills and Competencies:

  • Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, Social Media and use of the Internet)
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Planning and prioritising own workload with minimum supervision
  • Verbal, written and presentation skills required to build strategic, sustainable relationships with potential donors
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and work well under pressure
  • Ability to plan ahead and work within agreed timeframes
  • Ability and willingness to undertake necessary travel for successful work outcomes
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Full, clean driving licence and access to a car due to significant travel in and around the North West