Charitable Fundraiser Opportunity

WTH Changing Landscapes Programme
Location: Wem Town Hall, Shropshire,
S4 5DG
Reports to: WTH Director
Responsible for: N/A
Hours: Flexible
Contract value: £5,000 (inc. VAT and expenses)
Contract length: To be completed by 31 March 2021
Contact for further role specifics:
Rose Horner
Closing date for applications: Monday 18th January 5pm

Description of organisation:
Wem Town Hall (WTH) is a multi-use community arts centre based in rural North Shropshire and operated by the Charity, Wem Town Hall Community Trust. An anchor organisation at the heart of the community, we provide a wide range of cultural and social interaction opportunities in a supportive and welcoming environment.
Our broadening horizons arts programme presents high quality professional music, theatre, dance and film as well as offering opportunities to profile local distinctiveness through performances and exhibitions in our gallery space. We actively work in partnership across sectors private, statutory and third, and with local people to ensure our programme is relevant and dynamic.

Outline of role:
Following the receipt of an Arts Council England Cultural Recovery Fund grant WTH is seeking an experienced charitable fundraiser with a proven track record to help establish a range of charitable giving streams to strengthen and diversify WTH’s income generation potential. The key aspects of the contract will include:

– Reviewing WTH’s current position and gaining a good understanding of the challenges and opportunities in relation to income generation.

– Producing a report with achievable recommendations, realistic fundraising targets and an action plan for the short, medium and long term, to be presented to the Board of Trustees for implementation.

– Mentoring the team through the process of planning and building sustainable charitable fundraising streams to ensure that robust systems are implemented and embedded in line with GDPR regulations.

– Providing training to WTH staff, Trustees and volunteers as appropriate to ensure that the team are equipped with the skills to successfully deliver the range of identified fundraising activities.

– Act as a critical friend in advising on materials and resources to be produced, linked to fundraising activity.

To apply for this role please supply:
– CV inclusive of two referees.
– A covering letter highlighting your strengths and experience which demonstrates your suitability for the role.
– A timeline outlining key stages / activity.
– Daily rate and a breakdown of any additional costs.

Please note that the £5,000 must be inclusive of any VAT and expenses.

Please return applications by 18th January to:
Rose Horner, rose@wemtownhall.co.uk


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