We are looking for a highly motivated, organised and enthusiastic individual to develop, implement, manage and sustain a fundraising strategy to maximize income generation in the South East Region.
You will be responsible for managing and leading the community and events team in the South East Region and for organising a wide range of fundraising events and activities whilst developing a robust and innovative community fundraising programme in order to meet net income targets for the region.
Stroke Association is the UK’s leading stroke charity. We campaign to improve stroke care and support stroke survivors to make the best recovery they can. Our world-class research develops new ways to prevent and treat stroke. We are working to change the way people think about this devastating disease.
Reporting to the Head of Direct Marketing, you will lead and manage the Direct Marketing Fundraising team. This role is focused on growing sustainable income by delivering an effective, innovative and cohesive direct marketing fundraising program.
You will have operational responsibility for all donor acquisition and retention activities, and will focus strongly on the on-going development of supporter communications and journeys that strengthen engagement and maximise lifetime value from our donors.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an existing team working with stroke survivors and their families in hospital and at home. The service provides information, advice and support on managing and adjusting to living with a stroke and aims to reduce the risk of further strokes by guiding clients through lifestyle changes based on their identified risk factors.
The role of Information, Advice and Support Coordinator involves providing vital support and stroke information to stroke survivors and their families both on the ward and at home. The service will operate within Redcar and Cleveland, with referrals being received from the ward, families or other healthcare professionals. With a background in the caring profession, preferably with knowledge and experience of stroke, you must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels including health professionals. A good telephone manner, administrative and IT skills are essential and you must be a car owner/driver.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and outgoing Fundraising Assistant to provide effective administrative support to the Community and Events Fundraising Team in the West Midlands. Based in the Bromsgrove Life after Stroke Centre, your role will be to ensure the smooth running of the fundraising office and be the first point of contact for enquiries. With demonstrable administration and computer skills (including Microsoft Office and databases), you will also be adaptable, pro-active, be able to organise a busy workload and willing to occasionally attend fundraising events.
£8,625.14 to £11,307.35 per annum | 20 hours per week
The Stroke Association is proud to be Royal Mail’s Charity of the Year until September 2016 working with Royal Mail colleagues and customers across the UK to raise £2 million for Life After Stroke grants. The partnership will involve fundraising, volunteering and stroke prevention activities across Royal Mail sites. You will be working as part of a team, planning and delivering Know Your Blood Pressure events at Royal Mail sites across the UK, as directed by the partnership strategy. These visits will raise awareness of stroke and its prevention and support Royal Mail’s existing health and wellbeing strategy. The events are also a key opportunity to raise awareness of our partnership and promoting events in which Royal Mail staff can get involved with the charity locally.
You will be working collaboratively with the Royal Mail partnership team and other Stroke Association colleagues in the South of England to make these engagement opportunities as effective as possible. You will have excellent organisational skills supported by experience in delivering health or social awareness events. Corporate or community fundraising experience is essential as is experience of working with volunteers. You must be a car owner/driver and will be undertaking visits across a large geographical area in the South of England. Some overnight stays may be required.
£21,955.85 to £ 26,649.07 per annum pro rata - 21 hours WTE
Would you like to work with us in a dynamic, leading stroke charity to support stroke survivors and families in the community with their life after stroke, developing effective communication strategies and rebuilding confidence?
You will encourage clients to identify their goals and support their achievement through a programme of group activity and individual support as appropriate and manage a team of volunteers.
With a background in health or social care you will need the ability to relate to a wide range of people and be adept at rapidly assessing individual needs and formulating support plans. Excellent IT and organisational skills are essential and you must be a car owner/driver.