Fundraiser/Finance generator/Experienced Bid writer

Fundraiser/Finance generator/Experienced Bid writer

Ongoing role
J91436
At a glance

Skills

  • Marketing strategy
  • Business development / Sales
  • Fundraising events
  • Fundraising research / Bid writing
  • Fundraising strategy

Where

Tuffley, GL4 0YA
Remote opportunity

Time

Mostly outside office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month, 1-3 hours / week, 3-7 hours / week or 7-15 hours / week

An opportunity to make asignificant impact developing the Projects revenue and income 

What will you be doing?

There’s flexibility about how the volunteer could help and the work will be divided between our volunteers, if necessary.

The work streams for our Revenue Generating Team are:

· Identify appropriate bidding opportunities aligned with our strategic objectives.

• Developing & implementing an annual Fundraising Strategy

· Support bidding applications which provide us with income opportunities.

· Conduct thorough research on grant and bid opportunities, gather relevant information, and analyse bid requirements to develop tailored, compliant, and competitive proposals.

· Write persuasive bid responses highlighting the Falklands War Heritage Centre value proposition, focusing on the Projects benefits to the nation and military veterans.

· Ensure all bid submissions adhere to specific deadlines and comply with the requirements of prospective clients or agencies.

· Attend and present persuasive bid proposals to potential partners, funders and supporters.

· Continuously refine and improve the bid writing process based on feedback, lessons learned, and best practices.

· Researching and identifying suitable charitable trusts, organisations and businesses to approach for grants or donations using internet searches and free or purchased databases.

· Write comprehensive and persuasive grant proposals to charitable trusts and foundations, Applying for core costs, salaries, project funds and capital purchases.

· Ensure all strategic stakeholders are communicated with, writing thank you letters/ emails, staying in touch, and retaining donors.

· Secure corporate and community donations through national relationships.

· To prepare interim and end-of-grant reports for charitable trusts and foundations and maintain a good relationship with existing funders. 

· Work closely with the current team and project managers/co-ordinators and Board members within the Falklands War Heritage Centre

· Input into the Falklands War Heritage Centre overall business strategy

· Develop and regularly review and monitor the Fundraising strategy

• Work to fund a Research programme to be undertaken on the Falkland Islands securing funding or obtaining free air fairs, accommodation, transport on the Island and equipment to enable a tour of the battlefields of the Falklands war 

 

What are we looking for?

Experience of:

  • Marketing strategy
  • Business development / Sales
  • Fundraising events
  • Fundraising research / Bid writing
  • Fundraising strategy

     

 

What difference will you make?

With your help we will be able to continue to promote and progress towards a centre of excellence for education, research and remembrance.

Your help and expertise will enable us to adapt and survive, to scope new possibilities, activities and ways of working.

Ultimately, you will be key to ensuring sufficient income to help us through the various phases of the Project with a big influence on the smooth running as the Project progresses initially as we look to set up a web page and social media presence to our ultimate goal of achieving and opening the Falklands War Heritage Centre. Then longer term to continue to seek new funding to develop more services to meet increasing  delivery of the Project.

Your successful revenue generating strategy will help shape how we are able to present ourselves to our service users, stakeholders, funders and general public.

You will be part of a dynamic organisation with our other teams of volunteers dealing with Marketing, Social Media, Events and Operations.

You will also be influential in supporting the organisation's development in its transformation and growth as we continue to develop the ongoing business plan and sustainability strategy.

Causes
  • Museums / heritage
  • Organisation type: 
    Not for profit

    Benefitting Students, Researchers, Military veterans, Military Families and people interested in U.K. History and Heritage 

    To be an Educational centre of excellence

    To help historic...