Horizons (Plymouth) Children’s Sailing Charity is looking for a full-time Fundraiser to join its small team. Please forward details to anyone in your networks who may be interested in finding out more or applying. There is no application deadline for this post as Horizons would like a Fundraiser to start as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed as they are received by Horizons. Many thanks to Simon Mace, Chief Executive of Horizons, for sending in details.
The advertisement reads:
Job Opportunity – Fundraiser (full-time) at Horizons (Plymouth) Children’s Sailing Charity
“Horizons (Plymouth) is a Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee. It has been registered with the Charity Commission since 1994 and has an annual expenditure of around £120,000. Our aim is to provide children from the inner-city communities of Plymouth, learning and educational opportunities through sailing. We particularly aim to support children with disabilities or children who have experienced disadvantage or deprivation. Our activities aim to increase self-confidence and improve social and practical skills, through water-based pursuits, that would normally be beyond the means of these children. We operate with a core of three professional staff, together with a large group of adult volunteers. Every year we run over 3,000 individual sessions, involving hundreds of young people aged 8 to 19 years.
“The role of Fundraiser will be 40 Hours a week and starting salary is negotiable depending on experience.
“The Fundraiser will:
o Be responsible for all fundraising activities of Horizons to keep the charity viable.
o Liaise with, coordinate, and oversee volunteers, primarily for any fundraising activity.
o Be responsible for developing both the client base and building the business case to ensure the continued growth, security, and long-term viability of Horizons, through fundraising activity and promoting the interests and ethics of the charity, and
o Develop new and creative opportunities and seek innovative pathways for funding growth which may require operating within the community.
“Practical sailing or powerboating qualifications and/or experience would be a bonus, but is not a necessity
“The full job description is available at this LINK.
“The Person Specification is available HERE.
“Applications will be accepted via a CV and covering letter sent to Simon Mace at firstname.lastname@example.org
“The start date is as soon as possible.”