Job title: Community Fundraising Manager
Location: Spitalfields City farm
Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Will consider part-time
Contract type: Permanent
About the organisation
London has an amazing outdoor heritage with 17 city farms and over 2,000 community gardens delivering services and community development to hundreds of thousands in London and the surrounding areas.
Spitalfields City Farm is a two-acre, free-entry, urban oasis located a stone’s throw from the City of London that offers a unique and creative natural environment for all to enjoy. The Farm has been a safe space for everyone in the Tower Hamlets community for over 40 years. We work with a wide range of people to help them to experience the full range of benefits from being outdoors: gardening, harvesting, cooking vegetables, caring for animals, volunteering and taking part in events. We provide opportunities that empower people, helping them gain new skills and confidence to improve their employability, combat loneliness and make new friends.
Our vision is to create a space for all, that empowers people to make positive change to their lives, our community, and the planet.
About the role
We are looking for a motivated and talented Community Fundraising Manager who will help us to implement a comprehensive community fundraising plan and develop a membership strategy in order to grow and diversify Spitalfields City Farm’s voluntary income, to fund our education, community and wellbeing work. The postholder will grow our non-profit income and expand our pool of donors, to promote the financial security and sustainability of the Farm.
The postholder will cover the whole spectrum of fundraising duties and needs to think strategically and work operationally. They will need to be confident in representing the Farm externally and coordinate and maintain strong working relationships.
Please email your current CV and statement (no more than two pages) outlining why you are applying for the role and how you meet the specific requirements of the person specification, outlined in the job description to[email protected]
We will be basing who will shortlist for interview entirely on the answers provided.
We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are underrepresented throughout the city farm movement.
Closing date: Friday December 10th 2023. Interviews: w/c January 15th 2024 to be held in person.