Are you a people person who establishes relationships easily? Do you have a passion for working with a local community? Do you want to work with one of the UK’s leading housing and homelessness charities?
You’ll be an enthusiastic, personable individual, with a passion to share Shelter’s work with supporters in the community. You will also have:
• Demonstrable experience of building relationships within a local community
• Excellent customer service skills
• An ability to work collaboratively across a wide range of teams and stakeholders
About the role and team
Working within the Community Fundraising team, you’ll need to be able to start and build relationships effectively, to tell the story of why people should support Shelter’s fight to end homelessness. You will achieve this by working closely with Services colleagues in our Community Hubs to plan exciting local fundraising opportunities and engaging with local community groups. As the Regional Community Fundraiser, you’ll be responsible for establishing relationships with new supporters, with a focus on regional corporate partners and faith groups, and maintaining existing supporter relationships in Aberdeen and the surrounding areas.
Supported by the Senior Community Fundraising Area Manager and the rest of the team, you’ll have the space to develop your fundraising and relationship management skills, learning from high-performing Income Generation colleagues.
We are committed to becoming a truly anti-racist organisation. We’ve taken significant steps to achieve this, working closely with our Anti-Racism Steering Group, but appreciate there is more hard work to come. We welcome you on our journey.
About Shelter Scotland
A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet over a million people in Scotland struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change, with individuals, in communities, across society, and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.
At Shelter Scotland we are united by our purpose to defend the right to a safe home. Our enemy is the social injustice at the core of the escalating housing emergency. We believe that to win that fight, we must be representative of the people we are here to help and those who support our movement for change. In all our people decisions, we take pride in being inclusive, fair, equitable and transparent.
We have committed to combat racism both within and outside Shelter Scotland and welcome you on our journey to becoming a truly anti-racist organisation.
We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.
Apply to be part of our team and be the change you want to see in society.
Safeguarding is everyone's business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
We will be sharing some interview questions as well as a task with those candidates shortlisted for an interview 3-4 days before the interview.
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