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Senior Specialist Fundraiser – Business Partnerships

St Oswald's Hospice
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£25,625 - £27,553 per annum actual salary, 30 hours per week
Job Type:
30 hours per week (This is a fixed term contract until February 2025)
Closing Date
24/08/2022 23:59:59
Senior Specialist Fundraiser – Business Partnerships

You will be responsible for the development and implementation of the St Oswald’s Business Partnerships Plan, to ensure targets are reached.  With a specific focus on securing new relationships with businesses at a senior level within organisations in order to secure sustainable relationships.

To secure new supporters and to engage companies to instigate, sponsor or otherwise support our most significant corporate opportunities (CSR partnerships, art trails, giving days, challenge events and corporate events) and work with the hospice’s supplier base, to increase their fundraising commitment.

You will work with our Chief Executive, Head of Fundraising, trustees and other business contacts to secure relationships and income for St Oswald’s at targeted and agreed levels.  And our marketing and communication’s team to drive marketing activities and provide relevant content for marketing streams including online newsletters, the website, social media and other channels.

You will have:

  • Four or more GCSE/O Level subjects at Grade C or above. May include GNVQ/NVQ Level 2 or higher of BTEC equivalent
  • Experience of marketing gained through at least 1 years’ experience in a business environment
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a management role in business (B2B or B2C)
  • Full driving licence and use of own vehicle

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As a responsible healthcare organisation we must do our utmost to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our patients, staff and volunteers. Therefore, in line with government guidance, we actively encourage vaccination as the most important defence against the virus.  Following interview, successful candidates will be asked to declare their Covid-19 vaccination status.

If you would like to download a detailed job description and person specification, please click here.

If after reading the job description you require further information please contact Richard Lowe, Fundraising Manager on 01912850063 or richardlowe@stoswaldsuk.org

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).  

Interview date: Wednesday 31st August 2022

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time if we receive a high volume of applications.

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Disability Confident Committed Employer

St Oswald’s is committed to equality and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer and will offer interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

Please note in situations where we experience high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we will endeavour to meet this commitment but may have to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to the Disability Confident website.

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