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National Osteoporosis Society

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The National Osteoporosis Society is the only UK wide charity dedicated to improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and fragility fractures. Without early diagnosis and preventative action, osteoporosis can lead to multiple, disabling fractures. We want to change this and have recently launched our ambitious three year campaign “for a Breakfree future” to change the future for people with fragile bones.

Trust Fundraising Officer

Full time c£23,000

Grants from charitable trusts and foundations are a key source of vital funds for the Charity and we are now seeking two Trust Fundraising Officers to help us achieve ambitious growth plans for this area.

You’ll be responsible for identifying trusts and foundations with potential to support the work of the charity, and for securing income by developing and submitting compelling grant applications. You’ll also produce follow-up reports for funders and ensure that records are kept accurate and up to date.

We’re seeking an excellent communicator with the ability to develop effective relationships with a portfolio of Trusts and Foundations, as well as with internal stakeholders.  You’ll need strong writing skills, attention to detail and a track record of generating income against targets.

If you are self-motivated, efficient and enjoy working as part of a team we would love to hear from you. 

Completed applications should be emailed to Jackie Brown at j.brown@nos.org.uk by Monday 29 September 2014 at 9.00am. Interviews will be held in Camerton on Thursday 9 October 2014.

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Trust Fundraising & Cases for Support Manager

Full time c£30,000

The National Osteoporosis Society relies on voluntary income to fund its vital work.  Major gifts, including funding from trusts and foundations, are a key income stream for the charity. An exciting opportunity has arisen to for a motivated individual to contribute to the growth of the charity in the new role of Trust Fundraising and Cases for Support Manager.

As well as managing the trusts fundraising team, the post-holder will work at a strategic level across the organisation to develop compelling cases for support for funders and monitor delivery against grant agreements.

We’re seeking an excellent communicator with a track record of generating income against targets by developing and presenting compelling proposals. You’ll have strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong and positive working relationships both with funders and internal stakeholders. You will be responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting on a six-figure income budget, so you’ll also need to be numerate and have an eye for detail. Excellent writing skills are a must, as you’ll need to be able to translate complex plans into attractive funding applications.

If you are an organised self-starter with an appetite for a challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

Completed applications should be emailed to Jackie Brown at j.brown@nos.org.uk by Monday 29 September 2014 at 9.00am. Interviews will be held in Camerton on Tuesday 7 October 2014.

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Individual Giving Officer

Full time £18,000 - £20,000

The National Osteoporosis Society wants a brighter future for people affected by osteoporosis and fragility fractures. We are the only UK-wide charity dedicated to ending the pain and suffering caused by osteoporosis.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our fundraising team as an Individual Giving Officer. This new position will support the Individual Giving Manager in planning and delivering campaigns to maximise income from new and existing supporters.

You’ll be involved in delivering fundraising campaigns across online and offline channels, including direct mail and email appeals, legacy promotion, telemarketing campaigns and raffles, as well as identifying opportunities to engage supporters through the website and social media.

As a key member of the supporter development team, you’ll also be contributing to the long-term engagement of supporters by helping to ensure that they receive the highest levels of stewardship and care and understand the importance and impact of their support.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic self-starter with excellent organisation skills and the ability to manage multiple projects to tight deadlines. You’ll be a great communicator, with the ability to develop compelling content for different audiences and with a strong eye for detail.   You’ll also have a head for figures and be able to contribute to campaign measurement and evaluation.

Experience in a marketing, sales or fundraising role would be an advantage.

Completed applications should be emailed to Jackie Brown at j.brown@nos.org.uk by Friday 26 September 2014 at 9.00am. Interviews will be held on in Camerton on Friday 3 October 2014.

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Legacy Officer

Part-time 2 days (15 hours) per week
c£25,000 pro rata

Gifts in Wills form a substantial proportion of the Charity’s income, funding around a third of our work. We are now seeking a Legacy Officer to manage the Administration of charitable bequests.

You’ll be responsible for all aspects of legacy administration, ensuring that cases and files are handled efficiently and accurately whilst dealing professionally and sensitively with all stakeholders. Organised and methodical, you will have the ability to manage multiple tasks to deadline and work on your own initiative. You will be required to produce monthly reports and input into annual budgets and plans, so we’re seeking someone highly numerate with strong attention to detail.

Experience in a similar role and the ILM Certificate in Charity Legacy Administration would be an advantage, but training will be offered for the right candidate.

Completed applications should be emailed to Jackie Brown at j.brown@nos.org.uk by Friday 26 September 2014 at 9.00am. Interviews will be held in Camerton on Thursday 2 October 2014.

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Make a Real Difference In Your Spare Time

The National Osteoporosis Society is looking for volunteers to help in our busy, beautiful countryside offices in Camerton (near Bath).

As the only UK-wide charity dedicated to improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis, we provide vital services and information to anyone concerned about their bone health.

By volunteering just a few hours per week, you could gain valuable experience of working for a national charity while providing valuable support to the charity and those we reach.

Most of the volunteer tasks are office based and so good telephone, computer and paperwork skills are required.

For more information please contact Jackie Brown on 01761 473116

 

 

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