Fundraising Officer - Part Time

Sea Sanctuary
Charities and Social Enterprise
Falmouth Road, Penryn, Cornwall
Salary Details
£16,000-£18,000 per annum, pro rata
Hours of work
16 hours per week
Job Type
Permanent|Contract|Part Time
Closing Date
We are looking to appoint a fundraising officer to join the fundraising manager and the Sea Sanctuary team in our Penryn office. This role is for 16 hours per week, ideally working over 3 days.

Job Description

About the Role: 

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, organised and creative candidate who is looking to develop their experience in fundraising. The role covers many aspects of fundraising, including grant management, research, event support and income generation activities.

You will provide support to the fundraising manager across fundraising streams including trusts and foundations, corporates, major donors and events.

The right candidate will be keen to work across and gain experience in all aspects of the fundraising team’s work. This is very much a hands-on role, requiring a flexible approach, a positive outlook and the ability to work transparently and collaboratively.

The role is for 16 hours per week, ideally working over 3 days.

Some of the things we are looking for in our ideal candidate:

  • You will have strong written and spoken English, with excellent communication skills and competent IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Office software and using the internet for research. 
  • You will be creative with the ability to develop high quality written materials.
  • Excellent administration skills including proven experience of using databases.
  • You will need to be a highly experienced and first-rate communicator (both orally and in writing) and you’ll have the ability to multitask, prioritise workload, to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Above all you will embrace our values with passion and love working as part of the growing Sea Sanctuary team.

As a contractor Sea Sanctuary carry out regular staff supervisions, and develop a personal staff wellbeing programme.

Company Description

Sea Sanctuary is an innovative marine-based, mental health charity and the only charity of its kind. We support some of the most vulnerable people in society and were established to provide a different approach and treatment facility.

We believe that all people accessing the service have the potential to actualize their abilities given the right therapeutic environment; using the setting of the sea we seek to promote, develop and maintain positive mental health and wellbeing. 


Other Application Details

To apply, please attach your CV and supporting statement for the attention of Claire Watt, by Friday 8th June 2018


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