Recruitment

Fundraising Manager - Individual Giving

This is a fantastic opportunity to bring your individual giving fundraising skills to this highly effective and growing heritage charity. The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust is a separate entity to the SVR Holdings Company who operate and run this much-loved attraction.  The Trust’s focus is to help secure the future of the Severn Valley Railway through donations, grants, and sponsorship.  The position of Fundraising Manager for individuals is key to our future success, understanding our donor base and creating a clear donor stewardship programme for the 15,000 donors we have.

In addition, you will create engaging fundraising asks, strong engagement processes and effective recruitment campaigns.  You will have the support of a Donor Care Officer to help deliver your plans.

 

You will be able to demonstrate your experience in creating and delivering effective donor stewardship plans to include single, legacy and in-memorial giving.  Access ThankQ database and Tessitura experience is desired.

 

We are seeking a resourceful, proactive team player who demonstrates initiative and takes ownership and responsibility for completing and finishing tasks, including setting and achieving targets.  You will naturally identify opportunities and maximise these for the benefit of the Railway.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust, taking the reins of individual giving fundraising.  This is your chance to join a passionate local charity that is committed to safeguarding the Severn Valley Railway. 

For further information, and a recruitment pack, please contact helen.russell@svrtrust.org.uk

Donor Engagement Officer

This is a fantastic opportunity to bring your donor engagement and finance administration skills to this highly effective and expanding heritage charity. The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust is a separate entity to the SVR Holdings Company who operate and run this much-loved attraction.  The Trust’s focus is to help secure the future of the Severn Valley Railway through donations, grants, and sponsorship.  The position of Donor Engagement Officer is key to our future success, working with the individual giving manager to deliver the donor stewardship programme for the 15,000 donors we have.  You will be responsible for the thanking and processing of donations, keeping our CRM system up to date, delivering engaging fundraising asks, thanking our donors and keeping them abreast of the impact their donations have had.

 

You will have CRM experience, ideally with ThankQ and Tessitura, along with income processing and reporting.

 

Are you ready to take the next step forward in your career, to develop your fundraising expertise? We are seeking a dynamic self-starter who has oodles of passion and drive to join our highly efficient and friendly team and be part of delivering ambitious fundraising plans to future proof the Severn Valley Railway. The successful candidate will be highly organised, numerate, analytical and have strong verbal and written communication skills, have an inquisitive and creative approach and be a proactive and enthusiastic completer finisher. You will be able to demonstrate previous success with the areas of customer service, income management and reporting, donor stewardship and managing data. This is your chance to join an amazing local charity that is committed to safeguarding the Severn Valley Railway.


For further information, and a recruitment pack, please contact helen.russell@svrtrust.org.uk