Location: St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton (with up to 40% home working)
Hours: Full time, core hours 10:00-16:00 Mon-Fri with flexible start and finish times.
Please note there is a requirement to work some weekends and evenings, including match days and special events.
Contract Type: Permanent
Criminal Record Check: Enhanced with Child’s List
Do you want to work with local people and build relationships with our community to make a real difference?
Saints Foundation bring Southampton FC to the heart of the community, using the power of the club and our passionate team to help fulfil individual potential and make Southampton a better place to live for all.
We’re enthusiastic and love what we do, we know we can make a real difference to people. By building relationships with supporters, generating new fundraising ideas and coordinating events you could be an important part of helping Saints Foundation to provide support to those most in need in our city. It’s all linked.
Your next role
We’re excited to be looking for a well organised and enthusiastic individual who’d love to jump in and build strong relationships as our new Fundraising Officer, joining our amazing Fundraising & Partnerships Team. You’ll play an integral part in supporting all of our fundraising activities, taking the lead in coordinating our challenge events and stewarding our community donors, acting as the liaison between our supporters and the Foundation.
You’ll be working with the team based at St Mary’s Stadium but expect some variety as you watch your plans come to life, as well as getting out to stay in touch with our projects, partners and our passionate supporters.
What you’ll bring to our team
We want all our colleagues to bring with them their individual differences, we welcome your unique point of view and dynamic ideas, it’s what allows us to keep on being our best selves.
You’ll be able to keep information well organised, keeping track of people via our supporter database, as well as project planning the next event. Being able to balance the daily transactional paperwork where following processes are key, with being outgoing, and confidently building and maintaining relationships through effective communications.
You’ll love to seize an opportunity when you see it and enjoy the buzz of being able to adapt in a fast-paced environment, we’re always working towards our next initiative, with various ideas on the go!
Your experience within a charity or fundraising environment, event management and the ability to manage relationships will be invaluable to us.
What we can do for you
Giving you the right balance in your life is important to us, and our benefits are designed to complement this – from 2 free match tickets for every home league game, free breakfast and afternoon snacks on site, discounts at local shops and restaurants, an Employee Assistance Programme and mental health first aiders for when things get tough, to specialist support with professional development and access to a world of internal and external training courses and professional qualifications.
For you to apply
All you need to do is click on the apply button below, enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th October.
Although we reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.