Fundraising & Events Organiser

(Applications closed as of Sunday 6th March, 2022)

About The Howarth Foundation
The Howarth Foundation (THF) is very much a family run charity established in 2017 by the current CEO Andy Howarth who is supported by a General Manager, Natalie, a Board of Trustees and is governed by the Charities Commission.

The aim of THF is to support the homeless, recently re-housed, those at risk of homelessness, fleeing domestic violence, sofa surfing, in unsafe or unsuitable accommodation or those who simply do not have a roof to call their own, into employment, further education or training.

THF is an independent and self-funding charity and is not commissioned or answerable to any local authority.

The main drive of the charity is to provide a private sector solution to a public sector problem by recruiting local businesses to offer employment, training and or work experience opportunities and encouraging those organisations to introduce and develop their own fundraising activities on behalf of the charity.

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate will work as an integral part of the team but with responsibility of delivering agreed income targets by organising fund raising events and activities, identifying fund raising opportunities, take the lead on existing organised events, developing relationships with businesses and supporting them in their fundraising activities on behalf of THF, organising fund raising seminars and identifying potential new business supporters.

Personal Requirement:

    Essential

  • Confident speaker and excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to recruit and inspire fund raising group

  • Own transport (Full driving licence)

  • Able to present to large and small groups

  • Proven organisational skills

  • Proficient in Power Point, Excel and Word

  • Understanding of GDPR

  • Experience of using a fundraising data base

  • Confident when speaking to individual business owners

    Main responsibilities

  • Identify and develop original fundraising ideas and opportunities

  • Recruit new businesses to the existing Business Building Futures initiative

  • Work within stringent deadlines

  • Ensure that all fundraising activities are cost effective and with the best possible return on investment and profit.

    Hours of work

  • 0900 x 1700hrs although you may be required to work such overtime as is reasonable and necessary and be prepared to work the occasional weekend or evening to fit with a specified event.

  • Place of work – Cleckheaton

  • Holidays 25 days per year plus bank holidays

  • Salary £23,500 p.a.