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Human Relief Foundation



Fundraiser officer - Bradford  


Bradford - West Yorkshire

Salary/ Holidays/ benefits 

Full time - 40 hours a week

£18,000- £20,000 per annum, depending on experience

20 days holidays plus 8 bank holidays

We have a company pension scheme, which each employee can opt in for. We also have the employee assistant programme, 24/7 confidential support line, they offer, advise, counseling, CBT sessions etc

HRF Purpose:

HRF provides emergency relief aid and assistance to ordinary people caught up in extraordinary, life-threatening situations. HRF’s ultimate goal is to save and preserve life.

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About HRF 

HRF provides emergency relief aid and assistance to ordinary people caught up in extraordinary, life-threatening situations. HRF’s ultimate goal is to save and preserve life.

Human Relief Foundations have been changing millions of lives across the world for 25 years. We have fed the hungry, provided healthcare to those suffering, put orphans and young widows into education, and replaced dirty, unsafe water with high quality hand pumps. Human Relief foundation work is focused on four main areas: Emergency and Disaster Response and Preparedness, Development Cooperation, Conflict Transformation, and Orphan Sponsorship.

Key responsibilities

  • The Fundraising Officer will take lead responsibility on a number of fundraising events, managing the budget and ensuring that financial targets are met, volunteers are recruited to maximise fundraising potential and take operational and financial responsibility for the event both before and after.
  • You will be highly organised, innovative and have a track record of delivering a number of fundraising events ranging from gala dinners to sporting events. You will have the proven ability to achieve results through building strong lasting relationships with individuals and organisations.

  • You will work across departments, so interpersonal skills are of high importance. You will need the confidence to deal with people at the very highest level, managing high-profile volunteers and donors with diplomacy and discretion.

  • To ensure timely communications with other colleagues, partners, sponsors and suppliers/agencies, donors, volunteers and other key audiences, in accordance with the nature of the work to ensure that all stakeholders are updated.

  • To maintain good relationships with existing business supporters and recruit new business members and volunteer participants.

  • To support the development and delivery of cash and regular giving appeals, using social media, email and direct mail to existing supporters.

  • To seek opportunities to build on the success of existing fundraising activities and explore new avenues for raising funds.

  • To work with the marketing and wider team to identify and develop opportunities to generate income.

  • To help to raise the profile of HRF in the region they are working

  • To carry out risk assessments when holding an events

  • The Fundraising Officer will lead on fundraising activities, as well as assist the Fundraising Team with national and local campaigns and events.

  • Monitor relevant budgets and resources, including expenses.

  • Organise and lead volunteer teams to assist with charity fundraising and development activities.

  • The Fundraising Officer may be required to travel abroad to implement projects and distribute aid with staff / volunteers on deployments.

  • Coaching and supporting volunteers.

  • To undertake any other tasks, duties or projects which may arise from time to time in accordance with the level of this post.

  • To secure mosque collections during Ramadan and throughout the year

  • To carry out mosque collections during Ramadan Taraweeh prayers and throughout the rest of the year

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Due to the high number of applications we receive, we are unable to reply to all unsuccessful applications.

Thank you.

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