Vacancy: Development Officer

11th January 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a Development Officer to join our team and help us make a difference in Surrey!

Job Title: Development Officer

Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 dependent upon experience per annum pro rata

Hours: Part-time 22.5 hours 

Location: The post-holder will be based at the Foundation’s office, which will shortly be moving to Central Woking.

Since establishing in 2005, the Community Foundation for Surrey has been successfully bringing together those within the county who are in a position to give with those driving local action. We bring together local donors and those acting to provide positive solutions in our communities for local people and disadvantaged individuals.

We have some ambitious targets to grow the Foundation over the next five years, and our new Development Officer will play a key role in supporting the organisation to reach these ambitions. After an exceptional year in 2020, this is a very exciting time to be joining our growing Community Foundation.

The Development Officer will have a critical role in the research, identification and prioritisation of new prospective donors, as well as being responsible for managing important data and inputting into all aspects of the mission to build a strong movement of local philanthropists.

In this newly created role, we are looking for someone who is passionate about making a difference by developing a career in the voluntary sector. You will love research and working with data – and be experienced in using a variety of research tools. You will be highly organised and able to prioritise several competing work strands effectively, sometimes working to short deadlines. In addition, you will have the creative flair to write inspiring and engaging proposals for prospect Major Donors.

Click here to download the full Job Description and Person Specification.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to receiving your application.

DCA Recruitment is working in partnership with the Foundation to appoint the new Development Officer.

To apply, please submit your CV and supporting statement outlining why you are the right candidate for the role to quoting REF 5851.

Please contact DCA Recruitment with enquiries about the job vacancy on 01483 422212.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 9th February

Interview date: Tuesday 16th February