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Categories Charity Jobs, Fundraising Jobs
End Date 2018-03-30
Location Exeter
Job Information

We are working with Exeter Leukaemia Fund to assist in the recruitment of an Administrator to provide support to the funding teams   Exeter Leukaemia Fundand the supporters of the charity.  This is a 12 month contract to cover for maternity leave.  You will be one of the first points of contact for supporters either by telephone, face to face or through written communications.  In addition, you will provide support with the maintenance of the funding database, updating of records with gift details and producing thank you letters.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is keen to start their career in Fundraising, you will have the opportunity to work with an experienced Fundraising Team, helping them with mailings, providing administrative support for campaigns, events and legacies, co-ordinating display materials, updating the events diary and online social media planner and helping out a fundraising events as required.

We are looking for someone who is highly organised with previous experience of working in an administrative role.  You will have previous experience of working with databases as well as the Microsoft suite of packages. It is important that you have excellent communications skills, both written and oral and are able to work positively as a team member.

Recruitment Process:

  • Application by CV and covering letter to Jackie Dawkins, Director, Shine Charity Recruitment (
  • Closing Date 24th February 2017 (5.30 pm)
  • First Interview with Jackie Dawkins 2nd March 2017
  • Second Interview with Exeter Leukaemia Fund 13th March 2017
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Categories Fundraising Jobs
Salary £18,000-£22,000
Location Devon
Job Information

Location: Working remotely to cover a specific area within Mid/East Devon 

Hospiscare photo

As the face of Hospiscare in the local community, you will be responsible for building strong relationships within a given geographical area.  We are looking for skilled communicators, confident in public speaking, who can deliver on income targets and inspire people to support this local charity. Since the role involves working remotely, with support from the Fundraising Team based at Searle House in Exeter, it is essential that you are self-motivated and can work independently.

To be able to fulfil this role you must be a driver and have your own transport.  As occasional evening and weekend work is required, you must also be flexible to accommodate this.

We wish to hear from outgoing, friendly people who will be passionate about making a real contribution to the work we do as well and can offer the following:-

  • Confident and persuasive presentation and verbal communication skills
  • Confidence with public speaking
  • Ability to form and develop excellent relationships with staff and supporters
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Adopting a proactive approach to carrying out responsibilities in a role
  • Flexible and able to prioritise workload to achieve deadlines
  • Creative and imaginative in approach to ideas and opportunities

Please apply by E-MAILING your CV and covering letter to Jackie Dawkins (

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Categories Fundraising Jobs
Salary £23,000-£25,000
Location Truro
Job Information

Right now, 85 million people around the world have been made homeless by natural disaster and conflict. ShelterBox is a forward- Shelterbox boxthinking and fast-growing international disaster relief charity, specialising in the provision of emergency shelter to families affected in this way. By providing emergency shelter and tools for families robbed of their homes by disaster, they transform despair into hope.

Following the launch of their Individual Giving programme in 2015 and a highly successful year in 2016, the charity is now looking to build their small Individual Giving Team with the appointment of this role, based at their office in Truro.

They are looking for a talented and motivated individual with an understanding of the principles of fundraising, marketing or direct sales experience. The successful candidate must also understand what motivates people to give. You will possess a working knowledge of relevant marketing tactics to recruit, develop and retain customers. This role will also suit someone who has an eye for opportunities and enjoys contributing to strategy. You must also possess excellent planning and communication skills, as well as the ability to interpret numerical and statistical information to monitor performance.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • The project management of a number of concurrent multichannel direct marketing campaigns, appeals and other donor communications
  • The management the day-to-day relationships with external agencies
  • Working with external agencies to develop creative briefs and concepts and evaluate copy and artwork
  • Working with the Individual Giving Manager to design and test new creative approaches and to develop, implement and test a variety of donor journeys
  • Implementation of a major disaster appeal plan for individual giving.
  • Working with the data management team to develop effective reporting and data segmentation.
  • Monitoring of results and analysis of campaigns
  • Working with the communications team to identify and develop suitable content
  • Working with Individual Giving Assistant to proof copy, artwork and data

Some of the skills, knowledge and experience we are seeking include:-

  • Experience and understanding of direct marketing techniques within a multi-channel environment, ideally gained from working in the charitable sector
  • Relevant working knowledge of donor or customer care principles
  • Strong Project Management skills and experience of project management software
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Ability to monitor and report against plans and budgets

If you would like to develop your career with this exceptional charity and have the experience and passion we are looking for then here is how you apply – Please email your CV and supporting statement to Jackie Dawkins at Shine Charity Recruitment  – (01884/841751).

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Categories Fundraising Jobs
Salary £30k-£35k Pro Rata
Location Bristol
Job Information

Temwa work in remote, rural areas of Northern Malawi – where 40% of the population live on less than £1 a day, 16% are HIV-positive, and one in three people struggle to feed themselves each day. Their mission is to develop self-sufficient communities by Temwa Kidssupporting projects in education, health, agriculture and forestry, and microfinance. At the heart of everything they do is their commitment to community-led development: all Temwa’s projects are developed in partnership with the people they support. In this way, they can work together to break the poverty cycle and create lasting, sustainable change for the future.

The charity is looking for a Fundraising & Communications Manager to provide leadership and growth to the fundraising department in the charity. The successful candidate will need to be experienced, confident and honest, with a passion for international development. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to use their expertise to expand the income for a dynamic and growing international development charity, as well as to grow the profile of an innovative organisation working in Northern Malawi.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing the fundraising strategy and donor relations: Develop, implement, monitor, evaluate, and be accountable for the charity’s income generation, through the development of the fundraising strategy.
  • Providing leadership to and managing the fundraising team: Develop, coach, inspire and motivate the whole team to deliver their objectives and develop their own skills and expertise in their roles, providing ongoing guidance and support for the team.
  • Managing expansion of corporate sponsorship: Develop and implement a strategy for increasing corporate fundraising and making sure the strategy is followed, to ensure increased income in this area.
  • Growing income streams: Develop, manage and lead all fundraising areas in the UK office, ensuring that they reach their targets. Develop, manage and evaluate comprehensive budgets which provide performance information for the Senior Management team and Trustees.

Candidates will have:

  • Experience of working in a senior fundraising role
  • Certificate or diploma from IoF
  • Experience of working within small and large NGOs or charities
  • Ability to write compelling bids/business cases and reports
  • An understanding of trust fundraising
  • Experience of marketing and communications

Fundraising Communications Manager JD – 2017 (2)
Application by emailing your CV and supporting statement to Jackie Dawkins, Shine Charity Recruitment (

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Title Business and Community Fundraiser (P/T)
Categories Fundraising Jobs
Salary to £24,000 pro rata
Location Exeter
Job Information

(21 to 30 hours)

Devon In Sight provides practical help and advice to people across Devon affected by sight loss. This is an exciting time of growth and service development in the Charity. We have recently launched a new Community Support Service which enables us to extend the provision of a broad range of support across much of the County. Whilst some funding has been secured to deliver this extended service (including from the BIG Lottery Fund), it is important that the Charity now broadens its fundraising activities to ensure financial sustainability for this project and for the Charity has a whole.

Devon in Sight team

We are seeking an experienced Fundraiser who can develop and implement successful community and business fundraising methods to ensure the financial sustainability of the Community Support Service and the charity as a whole. This will involve raising the charity’s public profile so that potential donors feel engaged with, and supportive of the cause. You will also have the opportunity to support the charity’s marketing activities and to drive its presence on social media.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of both business and community fundraising and will be able to contribute to the on-going success of the Charity. Experience of identifying, developing and nurturing key relationships with individuals, groups and businesses, and recruiting volunteers to support fundraising activities will be essential, as will the ability to work with the senior team to develop and deliver a fundraising plan that will meet targets.

The charity is looking for someone who works well both in a team and independently, who is highly self-motivated and confident in their own abilities. You will be very organised, able to manage a number of projects and meet deadlines. Exceptional communication skills are naturally an essential requirement, as is IT expertise across the Microsoft packages.  You will be travelling across Devon and therefore you must have a driving licence and your own transport.

The role is being offered as between 21 and 30 hours a week to appeal to people with significant experience but who would like a more flexible working week.

Information Pack Business and Community Fundraiser

Recruitment Process

  • Application by emailing your CV and covering letter to Jackie Dawkins, Shine Charity Recruitment   01884/841751 (
  • Closing date: 21st April 2017
  • First interview with Jackie Dawkins: 3rd May 2017
  • Second Interview with Devon in Sight: 12th May 2017
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