Full Time
£30940/year
18 Nov 2019
Job Styles
Fundraising
Management
Marketing / Communications
Project Management

How to Apply

Email: contact@voluntaryactionharrow.org.uk
Phone: 020 8861 5894


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Local Giving Development Manager - Harrow Giving

Job description


We’re looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to champion develop Harrow Giving, a local giving initiative. Harrow giving will bring together local people, communities, charities and businesses to raise funds, help themselves and use lived experience to make things better for their neighbourhoods and communities.


Based on successful examples from across London, Harrow Giving will develop local fundraising initiatives and make local grants to local groups and projects, addressing the most pressing needs. We aim to galvanise lived experience of disadvantage, exclusion and inequality to put people in the lead of overcoming these challenges.


Voluntary Action Harrow Co-operative is a not-for-profit workers co-operative who work with the voluntary and community sector (VCS) providing information, training and guidance.


Key Responsibilities:


Co-ordination

Establishing and co-ordinate a steering group of local organisations



To explore and test different models of local giving and make recommendations on the best approach in Harrow.


Draw up and implement a SMART sustainability plan to operationalise the decisions of the Steering Group


Fundraise or seek sponsorship for a permanent post.


Promote the Harrow Giving brand


Be an active member of the London’s Giving Network


Establish and conduct the monitoring and evaluation of Harrow Giving through internal processes as well as through the London’s Giving Metrics.


Generating income and resources


Work with Harrow Council on promoting and supporting local Voluntary and Community Organisations to utilise the Harrow Lottery


Collate and use local data to build a local fundraising and awareness-raising campaign


Set up a system for managing donations and provide stewardship to donors through building and maintaining relationships.


Develop ways to harness time, talent and money among businesses


Distribution / grant management


Work with the steering group and stakeholders to set out the grant priorities.


Work with the steering group and stakeholders to allocate funds in a fair and transparent manner in line with grant priorities.


Co-ordinate the awarding and monitoring of funding distributed through Harrow Giving.


Personal Specification:


Essential

Experience of a broad range of fundraising and income generation



Experience of marketing and communications


Experience of working with different agencies and sectors (i.e. businesses, statutory, voluntary)


Enjoys working with a small team


Excellent computer skills (including Google’s Online Software)


Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Excellent time management


Excellent interpersonal skills


Good practice standards in volunteer involvement


Interest, understanding and experience in not-for-profit sector


Interest, understanding and experience in co-operatives


Ability to self manage


Desirable


Experience of managing a project including monitoring and evaluation


Experience of managing a grant programme


Experience of managing events


Experience of donor stewardship


Local knowledge of Harrow


Voluntary Action Harrow Co-operative aims to be an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.


This role description can be requested in large print.


Deadline for applications: 10am18th November 2019


We will invite shortlisted applicants to an interview on either 21st November (AM) or 25th November (PM).