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Fundraising Group Communications Coordinator (Wolverhampton)

Context:

Oxfam Fundraising Groups are teams of likeminded people who are passionate about changing the world.  With over 60 fundraising groups across the UK, we're looking to set up our next group in Wolverhampton.

We're looking for a super organised Communications Coordinator to help get the group up and running. You'll create engaging newsletters for your supporters, take notes in meetings and make sure everyone knows what they're doing. You'll inspire local people to support Oxfam and play a pivotal role in making change happen.

Last year, Wolverhampton's nearest neighbouring group, The Birmingham Fundraising Group, raised over £4600 for Oxfam's work - that's enough to train 148 midwives in Ghana, or provide water for 1500 families in an emergency. By working together locally, you'll make a difference globally - and have a great time along the way.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Working with a group of passionate, like-minded people in the Wolverhampton area.
  • Helping to organise exciting events; anything from zumbathons to sponsored walks, curry nights to bake offs.
  • Creating newsletters for local supporters and taking notes at meetings … perfect for the person who likes to know what's going on!
  • Being a community driven person; having a contact list of all your local supporters.
  • Inspire others with your passion for Oxfam's work, keeping your group at the heart of the community.
  • Getting to know the charity; we want you to love what you do, and be passionate about Oxfam. After all, your fundraising means we can help even more people worldwide!

Skills and competencies:

  • Drive and determination to make your fundraising a great success.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Confidence in written communication.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • The opportunity to contribute to Oxfam's goals of overcoming poverty and suffering worldwide.
  • Develop your organisational skills and learn more about Oxfam.
  • Support from Oxfam every step of the way; inductions, training and ongoing help.
  • Build on you marketing skills and give you totally new ones.
  • Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed in line with Oxfam's expenses policy.

Contact:

Josie Martin

tel: 07762158900

jmartin@oxfam.org.uk

Application process:

Download and complete the Volunteer Application Form and send to the email address above.

Application deadline:

26th September 2013

Interview date:

To Be Confirmed

Start date:

To Be Confirmed

Regions:

  • West
  • Midlands

Interests:

  • Home and community

Work Days:

  • Weekdays

Work Times:

  • Day Time