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Fundraising Officer

Fundraising Officer

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?  

  • Treasurer

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
  • Persuasisve
  • 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)