A fundraising officer oversees a club’s fundraising strategy. A club often requires additional funds, especially if it is saving up for a new project or setting up a new team or a junior section. The role often spans organising fun, social events to completing grant application forms to negotiating sponsorship deals with local businesses.
What you’ll get out of it:
- Sense of self achievement, fulfilment and giving back
- A key role within your community
- Meeting lots of people from different backgrounds
- A chance to develop skills
- Potential career development / improved employability
- Potential of new training and qualifications
Who will I be responsible to?
Who will I be responsible for?
- Junior organisers (if involved in fundraising efforts)
Ideally, you’ll need to be:
- Confident and approachable
- Enthusiastic with a good knowledge of the club’s activities
- A strong communicator
- Well organised and able to arrange events and other activities
- Experienced in computer skills
- Interested in or experienced in generating additional income
What you will do:
- Identify sources of funding in association with the club’s development plan
- Talk to / build a relationship with local businesses and funding providers
- Develop sponsorship proposals
- Organise innovative fundraising activities to generate income
- Explore grant opportunities and complete application forms, together with members of the Club Committee including the Chairperson
- Liaise with Marketing Officer to ensure that any news of grants, sponsorship or fundraising efforts are well publicised
How much time will it take?
- Approximately two hours a week, though there will be times where nothing will be required of you while other weeks would require much more commitment (eg, in the weeks leading up to a fundraising event).
For further information, contact:
(Insert contact details here of Chairperson or Secretary)