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Fundraising Officer
Full-time, permanent
Indicative Salary: Circa £29,839 - £32,326 per annum, to be confirmed

The Point, Eastleigh is owned and managed by Eastleigh Borough Council. Our Vision is to Move People whether that be emotionally or physically. We place our audiences at the heart of everything we do, enriching lives through inspirational experiences. We are a regional powerhouse for contemporary dance, theatre and combined arts, presenting bold, innovative and inspirational new work. Engaging thousands of participants each year, we teach skills, raise aspirations and inspire the next generation, developing Eastleigh as a creative community. 

If you like the idea of working to challenging fundraising targets and enabling communities to continue to benefit from the extraordinary arts and cultural activities that we offer, we would love to hear from you. 

Based at The Point, Eastleigh you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of innovative and creative fundraising opportunities for The Point and Council’s wider Arts and Culture service. Ultimately leading to securing our vision to Move People within our communities. 

The main duties of the role are: 
• Develop and deliver action plans for fundraising that will achieve agreed targets towards the venue’s capital and revenue fundraising campaigns 
• Support the setting and delivery of fundraising forecasts and budgets and be responsible for preparing and delivering fundraising operational plans 

To be successful you will have: 
• A proven track record of fundraising, some of which must have been spent working on a major fundraising campaign or period of significant fundraising growth, preferably within the arts and culture sector 
• A demonstrable track record of securing five or six figure donations from trusts and foundations, individuals and/or corporate supporters 
• Experience of developing and delivering fundraising strategies 
• Proven track record of securing corporate sponsorship 
• Experience of monitoring, reporting and forecasting against plans and budgets 
• Experience of representing an organisation to key supporters, funders and stakeholders 

If you are excited by this opportunity and feel you have the skills, experience and attitude we are looking for we would love to hear from you. 

At Eastleigh, we are committed to supporting and developing all our staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative and enjoyable. We offer excellent opportunities for continuous professional development and support our staff in maintaining a good work life balance through our innovative flexi time system. We also have excellent package of benefits including: 

25 days annual leave dependant on service 
Flexible working arrangements and ability to accrue up to 2 days additional leave per month 
Defined Benefit Pension Scheme 
Places Leisure, Eastleigh – 30% off Full Membership 
Confidential Employee Advice and Support Programme 
Car and Season Ticket loans 
Excellent working environment 
Support for continuous professional development 
Good work life balance 

For an informal discussion please contact Nickola Moore, Arts & Culture Manager on 023 8068 7829. 

Closing date: 16 November 2018
Interview date:
23 November 2018
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Volunteering

We are always looking for dedicated volunteers of all ages from 16+ to join our friendly team.

For further information on Volunteer Ushering or to arrange an informal chat, please contact us at pointnews@eastleigh.gov.uk or call 023 8065 2333.