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Application Deadline
13 June 2021

Interview Date
16 June 2021

Contract type
Fixed Term 12 Month Maternity Cover

28 - 35 hours (Flexible)

£32,772 - £38,257 (plus location weighting)

Working between Stratford (London) and Home

Fundraising Capacity Builder Officer

About the role

We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Fixed term 12-month maternity cover starting mid-August 2021

28–35 hours (flexible)

We have big goals over the next few years.

We’re going to be fighting for mental health in a way we never have before.

Together we’ll be working to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.

As Fundraising Capacity Building Officer, you'll be a key part of Mind’s Network Fundraising Support offer which aims to have a transformational impact on fundraising across Mind's network of over 110 local Minds. You will organise and deliver a programme of training and peer support events for local Mind fundraisers, as well as ensuring that we put local Minds at the heart of our planning across the Fundraising department at national Mind.

Reporting to the Fundraising Operations Manager, you will also get involved in coordinating cross-fundraising projects to support collaboration and improve ways of working between fundraising teams.

You will need:

  • Experience of project management

  • Experience of fundraising operational activities

  • Proven experience of organising and delivering events

  • Substantial experience of relationship building and customer care

  • Excellent communication and people skills

  • A good knowledge and understanding of different fundraising / marketing approaches and techniques

  • Knowledge and understanding of the charity sector.

This role is 35hrs p/w; however, we are open to a four-day working week (28 hrs or compressed hours)

Closing Date: Sunday 13th June 2021

Mind reserves the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.

This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the next six months or until updated government guidelines are published. However, if/when government guidelines change the role may then revert to being office based, whilst retaining some flexible working options.

Equality & Diversity

We value the power of diversity. We embrace the different perspectives that each of us bring. We are creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is appreciated for being authentic and bringing their whole selves to work regardless of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.

We are committed to becoming truly anti-racist in everything we do and ensuring that all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all.

Our strategy has becoming an anti-racist organisation right at the centre of our work. For more information please visit click on the button below.

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More details and how to apply

For more information and a full person specification, please check on the Job Description button below. To apply, please click on the Apply Now button on the top left of the screen.

If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, please contact our HR team [email protected] who will be happy to support you.

Job Description

A little more about Mind

Our goals:

  • Supporting people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well
  • Empowering people who experience a mental health problem to make informed choices about how they live and recover
  • Ensuring people get the right services and support at the right time to help their recovery and enable them to live with their mental health problem
  • Opening the doors to people with experience of mental health problems participating fully in society
  • Gaining equality of treatment for people who experience both mental health and other forms of discrimination

Our values underpin everything we do. They are:

  • Open: We reach out to anyone who needs us.
  • Together: We're stronger in partnership.
  • Responsive: We listen, we act.
  • Independent: We speak out fearlessly.
  • Unstoppable: We never give up.

To get to know us a little better and more information on working at Mind, including our benefits,  please click the button below

Working for Mind

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