Fundraising Trustee

Fundraising Trustee

Trustee/Governor
J97601
At a glance

Skills

  • Campaigning
  • Public relations
  • Business development / Sales
  • Fundraising events
  • Fundraising research / Bid writing
  • Fundraising strategy

Where

Newton St Loe, BA2 9BT
Mainly at home

Time

Mostly outside office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month
We hold approximately 6 meetings per year for around 2-3 hours each.

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Welcome to Reach Volunteering. We are a community and registered charity that connects people, skills and good causes.

To apply for this role, and any other on our platform, you need to be based in the UK, have at least three years of experience using the skills you wish to volunteer in a professional capacity or have lived experience (for trustee roles). Read more about our criteria.

We are recruiting for a Fundraising Trustee to join our Board.  We are specifically recruiting for someone with a fundraising, sales or communication background.

What will you be doing?

Our mission is to conserve wild birds of prey, and the biodiverse ecosystems they live in. We work with a team of over 20 birds of prey and owls in a free flight education programme to inspire our visitors at our multi-award-winning centre. Our work as a charity includes community education, alongside active conservation including rehabilitation, wild bird of prey breeding site monitoring, research and habitat monitoring.

 

A Trustee, as a member of the Board, will:

  • Actively participate in the development of our strategy;
  • Hold the Centre Manager to account for effective management of the charity;
  • Promote and develop the charity to grow our public benefit;
  • Inform the vision of the charity;
  • Ensure the charity complies with its governing documents, charity law, and any other applicable legislation and guidance;
  • Effectively manage the charity’s resources;
  • Manage risk;
  • Promote equality and diversity.

 

As a Fundraising Trustee, you will:

  • Actively participate in the development of our fundraising activities, including fundraising for salaries for new hires to support our growth plans;
  • Write fundraising letters, proposals and funding bids;
  • Develop strong relationships with external stakeholders, including sponsorships and corporate relationships;
  • Research organisations and individuals that are interested in gift giving.

What are we looking for?

We are specifically recruiting for someone with experience in fundraising, sales or communication, who has actively participated in a range of fundraising activities in the past.

What difference will you make?

We are looking for an enthusiastic new board member to support the ongoing development of our organisation. We have ambitious plans to grow, and a mission to make a lasting impact in education and conservation. 

Before you apply

If you are interested in applying for the role of Fundraising Trustee, please send a brief expression of interest, outlining your relevant skills and experience,

Please also feel free to contact us for an informal conversation about being a Trustee at The Bird of Prey Project.

Causes
  • Animals / wildlife
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    Our mission is to conserve wild birds of prey, and the biodiverse ecosystems they live in. We work with a team of over 20 birds of prey and owls in a free flight education programme to inspire our...