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Job reference R13712-18
Application closing date 12/08/2018
Location Lancashire & Greater Manchester
Salary £24,969.60 per annum
Package Permanent. 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Employee Assistance Helpline, Life Assurance. Voluntary Benefits: Childcare Vouchers, Group Pension Plan
Job category/type Fundraising
The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.
Our Values and Behaviours
Does the following describe you?
– A desire to provide a great customer service and support
– Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others
– Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution
– Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop
– An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others
If so then we would like you hear from you ….
We are looking for an enthusiastic and commercially-minded professional with previous experience of paid or voluntary fundraising and business development, to work in partnership with and support local staff and dedicated front-line volunteers, to raise the profile of the Poppy Appeal and to maximise income generated within the Lancashire region.
The position is home based and the successful applicant will be expected to live within the geographic area covered.
Highly motivated and with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, you’ll be experienced in building effective relationships and developing commercial opportunities with key corporate and community stakeholders. You will have proven experience of working closely with volunteers, be able to recruit, develop and motivate them as well as experience in recruiting the support of and developing relationships with local businesses using your influential yet collaborative style.
Knowledge of the Armed Forces would be an advantage, but it is essential that you have a full driving licence with access to a car and that you are adaptable in your approach, with the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends when necessary.
A full driving licence and use of a car is essential for this role.
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Closing date for this role is: Sunday 12th August 2018
Interviews will be held on Monday 20th August 2018