Current vacancies

Below are details of the current vacancies at The Poppy Factory:

Location: Richmond

Hours: 37.5 per week

Reporting to: Head of Fundraising

Salary:  c£28,000 – £30,000 pa plus benefits

The Poppy Factory is the UK’s leading employment charity providing specialist employment support to Veterans who are wounded, injured or sick. This is an exciting period of expansion as we move into the next phase of our veterans’ employability strategy, launch a new model for service delivery, and begin working towards our centenary in 2022.

To enable us to meet out challenging objectives we are expanding our fundraising team to build on their success in trust and foundation fundraising, development of an events and corporate partnerships programme and an increase in the number of visitors touring our factory in Richmond on Thames. Our task now is to grow sustainable, unrestricted income and to diversify our fundraising portfolio to ensure stability and security for the future.

We have created this new role to work with the Major Donor Fundraising Manager in development and implementation of a strategy to deliver unrestricted income from regular and one-off donors and which supports the development of a legacy fundraising strategy in the longer term.

You will have proven experience of individual giving and/or legacy fundraising, with demonstrable ability to transfer skills between the two areas; a track record of achieving income targets and recruiting and managing new donors. A key area will be to develop compelling materials; case studies and fundraising “asks” which encourage visitors to the factory to become regular givers and engage at a wider level with the charity. High quality written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal and networking skills are essential requirements for this post.

The post is full-time, 37.5 hours a week, based at The Poppy Factory in Richmond, Surrey. The salary is in the range £28,000 to £30,000 per annum with excellent terms of employment.

Further particulars for the post can be downloaded here.

Applications including CV and cover letter addressed to Liz George, Head of Fundraising should be sent to recruitment@poppyfactory.org to be received by 5 pm on Wednesday, 11 January 2017.

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Location: Richmond

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, temporary 6-month fixed term

Reporting to: Corporate & Events Fundraising Manager

Salary:  c£25,000 pa plus benefits

We have a great opportunity for an Events Fundraiser to join the Fundraising Team at the Poppy Factory, the UKs leading charity providing specialist employment support to wounded, injured or sick veterans.   

The post is for six-month’s fixed term to provide cover for a period of shared parental leave.  The post-holder will manage all aspects of the established special and challenge events programme.   Candidates will ideally have previous experience gained in an events-related or fundraising role.   

Based at The Poppy Factory in Richmond, Surrey, we offer a salary c£25k er annum with excellent terms of employment.

Further particulars for the post can be downloaded here.

Applications including CV including covering letter addressed to Rhiannon Hughes, Corporate and Events Fundraising Manager should be sent to   recruitment@poppyfactory.org.   Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.30 pm, Monday, 13 February 2017.

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Location: Richmond

Hours: 37.5 per week

Reporting to: Head of Fundraising

Salary:  £40,000 pa plus benefits

The Poppy Factory is the UKs leading employment charity providing specialist employment support to Veterans who are wounded, injured or sick. This is an exciting period of expansion as we move into the next phase of our veterans’ employability strategy, launch a new model for service delivery and begin working towards our centenary in 2022.

Building on our success in trust and foundation fundraising, development of an events and corporate partnerships programme and an increase in the number of visitors touring our factory in Richmond on Thames, our task now is to grow sustainable, unrestricted income and to diversify our fundraising portfolio to ensure stability and security for the future.

Working closely with the Head of Fundraising, you will take a leadership role within the fundraising team and be responsible for development and implementation of a major donor strategy. This strategy will build on the potential from existing warm relationships with high net worth individuals, to deliver income over multi-year planned giving programmes.

A talented and experienced fundraiser you will have a proven track record of achievement in major donor fundraising, management experience, excellent communication, networking and influencing skills and experience in developing and delivering exceptional donor stewardship programmes.

The post is full-time, 37.5 hours a week, based at The Poppy Factory in Richmond, Surrey. The salary is £40,000 per annum with excellent terms of employment.

Further particulars for the post can be downloaded here.

Applications including CV and cover letter addressed to Liz George, Head of Fundraising should be sent to recruitment@poppyfactory.org to be received by 5:30pm on Monday 13th February 2017.

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