Fundraiser North East of England (Durham, Newcastle, Penrith) Fundraiser - North East of England (based in Durham, Newcastle or Penrith) (21 hours per week) £13,200 per annum plus benefits (FTE £22,000 per annum) We are looking for a Fundraiser in North East of England, specifically in Durham, Newcastle or Penrith, to join us and help to achieve our ambition of beating leprosy. You will play a key role in helping us to achieve our ambitious goals by diversifying our income streams and growing unrestricted fundraising income. Key Responsibilities: You will be responsible for driving income generation and increasing Lepra’s profile within communities, including building new relationships with donors, corporates and other organisations to develop sustainable funding sources. Relationship building and network development Maximise fundraising opportunities through the use of Lepra's appeals literature Nurture strong, positive and lasting fundraising relationships from all channels, including schools, faith groups and community events. Ideally, you will bring your experience in building and maintaining relationships to the fundraising team. This is a home-based role, with a requirement for flexible working in order to attend out of hours events in the evening or the weekend, as appropriate. Duties day to day will include undertaking talks and networking with relevant agencies and organisations. Administrative fundraising tasks include donation processing, thanking our Donor’s, and keeping our database updated. The ability to travel in the North East of England is required. A car will be required to be available for business use, expenses payable. There is also a requirement to attend occasional meetings at Lepra main office in Essex, England. About Lepra: Lepra is a UK-based international charity working to beat leprosy. This cruel disease affects the most vulnerable people in the world causing life-changing disabilities, but there is a cure. More than 600 people are diagnosed with leprosy and start treatment each day, with over 50 of these being children. We are working towards a day when leprosy no longer destroys lives; join our team today and together, we can beat leprosy. Benefits include: Contributory Group Personal Pension Scheme Life Assurance Scheme Pro rata 26 days’ annual leave (inclusive 3 days between Christmas and New Year) plus bank holidays pro rata Cycle to Work Scheme Employee Discount Scheme If you want to make a real difference through your skills as a Fundraiser then Lepra would like to hear from you. Please note that there is a requirement to undertake an enhanced criminal records check, with Children's barring list for this role. To apply, please download the job pack and complete an application form an equal opportunity form and send to [email protected]If there is any reason that our current application process is difficult for you please contact [email protected] or call 01206 216705.