Fundraising Executive - Staffordshire
Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
£24-28,000 per annum (depending on experience)
About Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC)
Established in 1991, Midlands Air Ambulance Charity is responsible for providing pre-hospital critical care across the six Midlands counties of: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, the West Midlands and Worcestershire. The charity also delivers secondary cover to surrounding areas, such as Warwickshire and mid Wales. Our services are provided by operating three air ambulance helicopters and three critical care cars, which serves the growing Midlands population of six million plus people.
Our organisation is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as an independent health care provider. To fund our operations, we rely on the generous support of public via donations and income from our expanding portfolio of charity shops, which currently comprises of nine retail operations, located in Telford, Shrewsbury, Walsall, West Bromwich, Newcastle under Lyme, Gloucester, Merry Hill, Hereford and Stoke-on-Trent. We set our standards in line with leading industry bodies such as the Fundraising Regulator, The Charity Commission and the Charity Retail Association.
About the role
As the local face of Midlands Air Ambulance in Staffordshire, the Fundraising Executive will raise agreed income by developing relationships with existing supporters, creating and building links with new supporters, and raising awareness of the cause within their defined area.
You will provide support to the Events & Area Fundraising Manager, working within the wider fundraising division. As a key member of the team, the Fundraising Executive will implement the fundraising strategy for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, comprising of both in person and online community engagement methods, leading on activity within the Staffordshire region.
Your focus will be to ensure income growth from community sources and activity comprising of individuals, community groups, schools and small community businesses. As a longstanding charity which has recently celebrated 30 years of service, we have established networks in place. However, alongside this, the post holder will need to innovate and develop new ways of working in line with the ever-changing external environment (i.e., global/national trends and events), as well as in response to opportunities and challenges happening in the Staffordshire region.
How to apply
Please download the attached application form or send a full up to date CV with covering letter to introduce yourself and highlighting key achievements and experience relevant to the role and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all our stakeholders and expect all our staff to share this commitment. Post holders will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). Satisfactory employment references, as well as identification, prohibition, qualification and barred list checks, which will be required before commencing duties.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role’
Please note that Midlands Air Ambulance Charity reserves the right to bring forward the closing date of any of its job vacancies if we receive a suitable number of quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.
Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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