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About the volunteer role

The Fundraising Team is responsible for growing financial donations and commercial income that allow Pride in London to continue to grow the event and its support of the LGBT+ community.

Sitting on the Board, the Fundraising Director is responsible for developing and delivering a sustainable Fundraising strategy for the organisation. They will work closely with other Board Directors, in particular, the Director of Operations, the Director of Community Engagement and the Director of Strategic Partnerships.

The role will begin following Pride in London 2020 with the option to shadow during the event. 

We actively encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, particularly women and those from the BAME, trans and non-binary communities who we would love to see more widely represented in our organisation. 

Role responsibilities

  • Develop a year-round Fundraising strategy that supports Pride in London’s income generation but also our requirement to deliver diverse and inclusive events and activities.
  • Develop and deliver a year-round calendar of community based fundraising activity and events, to include individual donations, third party events and collections.
  • Lead on the development of Pride in London’s Special Events plan, including our annual Gala Dinner and on the day hospitality.
  • Lead on the development of our relationships with local pubs, bars and restaurants (our Pride Partners). This includes developing annual support packages for an agreed annual donation.
  • Lead on the development of our annual merchandise plan, this will include developing relationships with third parties to produce and sell merchandise throughout the year. To include the management of a pop up space in the lead up to Parade Day as well online sales and stalls.
  • Manage the stalls plan, selling stall space to both corporates and community groups on Parade Day.
  • Recruit and manage a team of volunteers both year-round and on Parade Day, working closely with the Director of Volunteer Engagement. This include a team of up to 100 fundraising volunteers on Parade Day.
  • Ensure the team of volunteers and all Pride volunteers adhere to current Fundraising legislation and are kept up to date with any key changes
  • Manage/oversee the budgets for the directorate

Who you are

  • Experience of working within the charity sector
  • Experience of leading and managing successful teams
  • Experience of operating as a Director and in working with Boards 
  • A good understanding of fundraising and associated processes and legal requirements
  • The volunteer role will require contribution all year round, with increased commitment period in the last month leading up to Parade Weekend

What you’ll get joining Pride in London

  • An induction course and a variety of training that’s offered throughout the year
  • An opportunity to get new and relevant professional and leadership experience
  • A chance to broaden your professional network
  • Play a crucial role in delivering the Pride in London event
  • Social opportunities to meet the diverse and friendly bunch who volunteer for Pride in London

Deadline for applications: 11:59pm, Tuesday 10 March 2020

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Our Culture

Our volunteers are driven and passionate about what they do. Putting on one of London's largest one-day events requires dedication and perseverance. 

Although a lot of our work is completed remotely, there will be plenty of opportunities to meet with your team and others throughout the year to not only plan what's ahead but to socialise too. 

We're looking for enthusiastic people to join the organisation so we can provide a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ community. 

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