ICS Fundraising Support Officer

Voluntary Service Overseas
£26,500
Closing date: 25 May 2017
Job Type: Paid
As the key point of contact for volunteer fundraising for least one ICS agency, the post-holder will be required to provide one-to-one fundraising support to ICS volunteers from diverse backgrounds to meet their fundraising targets.

About VSO
VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role Overview
As the key point of contact for volunteer fundraising for least one ICS agency, the post-holder will be required to provide one-to-one fundraising support to UK International Citizen Service (ICS) volunteers from diverse backgrounds as needed to meet their fundraising targets. They will motivate and monitor volunteer effort to ensure ICS agencies are able to make decisions which support compliance and quality of their ICS programmes. They will maintain up to date fundraising resources and toolkits for a diverse range of volunteers to use, and facilitate fundraising sessions at ICS volunteer selection and training days. Their communication skills will be effective to ensure all volunteers are well supported and are clear on the fundraising aspect of their volunteer journey. Database records will be accurately kept for volunteer communication and income to ensure that there is joined up communication with ICS agencies regarding volunteer fundraising. They will also be required to feed into the financial remittance process with specific ICS agencies and build positive and effective relationships with ICS agencies.
 
Skills, qualifications and experience required
You will have experience of community and/or events fundraising and motivating others to fundraise for charity. You will be used to setting and working to deadlines and targets and be comfortable delivering presentations to a range of audiences by being both engaging and motivating in writing and in person. Your strong interpersonal skills will help to develop relationships with ICS participants and agencies. You will be used to managing a high volume of supporter and professional external relationships at any one time with excellent administrative and organisational skills. You will have a strong commitment to the work and values of ICS and VSO and be happy to work collaboratively with others.

Application notes

If you're interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we're looking for. To submit your application, click on 'Apply now' and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Please note that we anticipate requiring this post in mid June, however VSO reserves the right to cancel recruitment should circumstances change.

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