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Join our team! Corporate and Individual Giving Fundraising Officer Vacancy



Nature’s SAFE is a living tissue biobank, preserving live cells from animals threatened with extinction. In a time of declining biodiversity, Nature’s SAFE aims to provide an insurance policy for the world’s most threatened wildlife. We collaborate with the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria to safeguard live reproductive cells and cell lines collected after neutering or from deceased individuals of threatened animal species. If needed in the future, these cells can be brought out of storage, and with endangered species breeding programmes, be used to assist in sustainable repopulation in the event of extinction. We endeavour to prevent extinction and protect biodiversity for generations to come.



OUR MISSION


Nature’s SAFE is on a mission to Save Animals From Extinction by collecting, indefinitely storing and regenerating reproductive cells and cell lines from endangered animal species.



JOB SPECIFICATION


Job Title: Corporate and Individual Giving Fundraising Officer.


Hours: Permanent Contract (20-hour week), with a 3-month probation period, working remotely.


Salary: Starting at £27,000 (pro rata to a 40-hour week), depending on experience.


Holidays: 25 days (pro rata) plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays (pro rata).


Reporting to: Biobank Lead.



OVERVIEW


This is an exciting new role for an outstanding fundraiser to join our team to deliver financial income from individuals and corporate fundraising objectives. We have laid very solid foundations and are now at the early stages of our growth as a charity. This new role will play an important part in raising the funds and profile of Nature’s SAFE with corporate and private donors, to allow us to carry out our vital work.



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Fundraising Strategy: With the Charity Coordinator, develop and initiate the delivery of a corporate fundraising strategy to optimise the delivery of the charity’s mission.

  • Funding and Financial management: To increase the charity’s income base from public and private sector donations and deliver effective and accurate financial reporting to the charity’s Treasurer.

  • Individual Partnerships: Work with all levels including high value donors and public fundraising audiences to maximise income.

  • Corporate Partnerships: Establish and maintain relationships with corporate partners to grow corporate giving impact.

  • Relationship Development: To build strong positive relationships with all external donors through effective communication and clear delivery of charity’s targets and impact, including attendance at fundraising events with a purpose of networking and relationship building.

  • Communication: nurturing corporate relationships by disseminating knowledge and reporting impact to donors.

  • Events: Assisting with the organisation and running of events including fundraising activities for example, auctions.

  • Flexibility: This role requires the ability to assist with activities outside the scope of fundraising, as and when needed.


PERSONAL SPECIFICATION


The successful candidate will:

  • Be passionate about wildlife conservation.

  • Proven fundraising experience with successful financial outcomes.

  • High level of numeracy, able to report against key performance indicators and financial targets.

  • Display the ability to establish credibility, elicit respect and influence at all levels.

  • Be able to present information clearly and concisely in verbal and written communications, including to media and stakeholders at all levels.

  • Have a proven ability to work in and contribute to a team environment.


Desirable:

  • Have a background experience of working within a conservation-based setting.

  • Knowledge of charity law and regulations.


APPLICATIONS


To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to office@natures-safe.com with Corporate and Individual Giving Fundraising Officer as the Subject.


DEADLINE: 17th March 2023.






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