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					                              Age UK Hertfordshire
                         (Registered Charity No. 1116662)

                                  Job Description


Job Title / Position     Assistant Director - Fundraising
Department               Operations
                         Hertfordshire (UK driving licence required and access to a car for
Location                 business purposes)
                         Base: Welwyn Garden City

Hours                    35 hours per week (part-time considered at 28 hours per week)
Contract                 6 months initially with potential to develop into permanent position

                         £35, 000 per annum (pro rata)
Starting wage/ salary

Reports to               Director of Operations
                         Intern and volunteers. Also responsible for the staff assisting with
Responsible for
                         bid writing.
Benefits/entitlements    Contributory Pension Scheme and Health Cash Plan after six
                         months service.
                         Travel expenses at 40p per mile (up to 10,000 miles p.a.) are
                         paid for the use of your car insured for business purposes in the
                         course of your work. It does not include travel from home to
                         normal place of work.
                         This organisation operates a Flexitime arrangement.

  Scope:
        Age UK Hertfordshire is an independent charitable organisation, which
         observes the values, principles and good practice of Age UK the
         federation and consequently has been granted a licence to use the well-
         known name, Age UK, which is respected throughout the county.
        Our mission is to “promote the well-being of all older people and to help
         make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience”. To achieve this
         mission we need to involve older people directly in defining needs,
         determining priorities and exerting control over the decisions which affect
         their lives.
       This post is located within the Operations department which provides a
        wide variety of support to older people.


Job Purpose:

The Assistant Director - Fundraising is responsible for developing and
implementing the organisation's business development (fundraising) strategy,
identifying new business opportunities, maintaining key relationships and
negotiating and closing business deals. This position has set financial targets
that the Assistant Director must meet in order for the organisation to meet its
projected revenue generation:

   1.   To develop, manage and be responsible for legacy giving in line with the
        agreed income (fundraising) generation strategy for AUKH

   2.   To respond to and complete bids / tenders within a timely manner

   3.   To manage a database of potential funders and existing funders

   4.   To establish sponsorship agreements with local (countywide) businesses

   5.   Effectively work across all AUKH departments to ensure all staff and
        volunteers are correctly briefed in all aspects of business development

   6.   To review, develop, manage and be responsible for fundraising events
        and activities

   7.   To work in partnership with Age UK with regards to fundraising initiatives,
        campaigns and legacy income joint working



Duties and key responsibilities:
   1. As a member of the senior management team to lead on the development
        of the Legacy fundraising strategy within AUKH
   2. Development of new legacy marketing initiatives and implementation
3. Promote the business development and fundraising work of AUKH and
   specifically the importance of legacies, by managing a countywide
   programme of donor mailings, visits, legacy events, presentations and
   public speaking as required
4. Responsible for meeting all agreed fundraising targets including legacy
   income
5. Build and maintain relationships with supporters, using agreed methods to
   generate promises of bequests (legacies). Where appropriate visit the
   individual in their own home or a mutually convenient venue
6. Respond to all enquiries from individuals in the area interested in leaving a
   Legacy to AUKH
7. Communicate openly, accurately and appropriately the process of making
   a Will, the relative benefits of different types of bequest and the need for
   proper legal advice where necessary
8. Work with individuals, local services and support groups to increase the
   interest and importance of legacies to AUKH
9. In liaison with community fundraisers and local staff, promote AUKH‟s
   need for legacies at all appropriate opportunities and provide appropriate
   legacy fundraising training to volunteers and staff
10. Ensure we offer our supporters a range of opportunities to become
   involved with AUKH‟s work; that legacy contacts are offered the whole
   „donor experience‟ – including fundraising, campaigning and volunteering
   opportunities
11. Ensure that the promotion of legacies and processing of pledges is carried
   out consistently and in keeping with best practice and legal advice
12. Develop effective marketing materials to promote AUKH legacy income
   generation and fundraising.
13. Reporting: Provide statistical and narrative reports on legacy marketing
   activity on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis as required
14. Work with all AUKH teams to ensure that a sufficient number of trained
   volunteers are recruited and available at all times to support fundraising
   activities
15. Set-up a fundraising steering group to ensure engagement in planning and
   feedback
16. Research, develop and implement sponsorship opportunities as agreed
   with the SMT
17. Database management: Maintain accurate donor database records in
   compliance with AUKH policy and data protection laws
18. Cross-team working: To maximise promotional opportunities presented by
   staff and volunteers
19. Administrate and organise own work to ensure that it is accurate and
   meets quality targets, reasonable deadlines and reporting requirements
20. Attend Manager/Team leader meetings and relevant training as required
21. To be responsible for personal learning and development
22. Use HR.net to book, approve annual leave, record staff sickness, view HR
   policies etc
23. To work in a manner that facilitates inclusion
24. Represent Age UK Hertfordshire at appropriate meetings, events and
   consultations as requested by the Director of Operations;
25. To work in partnership with Age UK with regards to fundraising initiatives,
   campaigns and legacy income joint working
26. Work with the Director of Operations in relation to budget management
   and control
27. Work occasional evenings and weekends for which time off in lieu will be
   given
28. To implement AUKH health and safety policy and procedures, (within the
   area of the post holder‟s responsibility), ensuring that all practices and
   procedures are undertaken in accordance with a healthy and safe working
   environment and that all staff/volunteers for whom you may be responsible
      are aware of their responsibilities in respect of their role, monitoring data
      and recommending action as required
   29. To undertake any other tasks, duties or projects which may arise from
      time to time which are commensurate with the general level of this post
      and as directed by your line manager
   30. To adhere to all AUKH standards, policies and procedures
   31. To comply with the data protection regulations, ensuring that information
      on donors and clients remains confidential
General:
   32. There is a requirement for the post holder to travel extensively within
      Hertfordshire


‘In addition to the duties and responsibilities list, the job holder is required to
perform other duties assigned by the line manager from time to time which are
commensurate with capability and status’.

Additional Information

Confidentiality: Attention is drawn to the confidential aspects of this job and
personable responsibility and liability under the Data Protection Act 1998.
Matters of confidential nature, including information relating to clients or staff,
must not under any circumstances are divulged to any unauthorised person.

Health & Safety: The post holder is required to take reasonable care of their
own health and safety and that of other people who may be affected by their acts
or omissions at work and to ensure that statutory regulations, policies and codes
of practice and departmental safety rules are adhered to.

Equal Opportunities Policy Statement: We believe that equality for all is a
basic human right and actively oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair
discrimination. We celebrate the diversity of society and are striving to promote
and reflect that diversity within this organisation.


CRB: Enhanced

APPOINTMENT OF THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY
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