Freelance Fundraiser

Location: Hybrid / Working from home
Closing Date: 18th Apr 2024
Trans Advocacy Worker

Employment Type: Employed

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a freelance fundraiser to apply their skills & experience to establish relationships with new donors & develop existing supporters to improve our financial position. MindOut is an established charity with a fantastic reputation, has harnessed community and corporate support in the past, and has great future potential.


Your Priorities

Your main activity will be to generate income, stewardship of key relationships to protect and sustain our organisation in a rapidly changing landscape. You will have agreed targets to ensure our financial stability.

The Fundraising Lead will use their experience and initiative to generate new income. This will include stewardship of key supporters, working creatively to transform opportunities into commitment to support. You’ll have a ‘can do’ positive approach, be innovative, have confidence and be able to think big in order to:

  • Develop opportunities with past, current and prospective donors
  • Establish new partnerships with trusts and corporate supporters
  • Strengthen our supporter base to ensure organisation sustainability
  • Diversify our income streams for our future
  • Manage creative fundraising campaigns
  • Contribute to writing bids and commissioning tenders to secure funds for the range of LGBTQ mental health services

Skills Required

  • Understanding and ability to work with MindOut’s values and principles
  • Experience of diverse income generation and target driven
  • Confidence to nurture stakeholder relationships to increase donor support
  • Strong communication skills and ability to engage with a range of supporters from local businesses, sponsors and large corporate supporters
  • Business acumen and confidence

Deliverables will include

  • Contribute to supporting a minimum no of large grant bids with the CEO
  • Maintain existing supporter donations and relationships
  • Manage and grow corporate partnerships with a specific strategy and value
  • Oversee Campaigns to generate a minimum agreed income

To Apply

Please forward your CV with one page proposal outlining your skills/experience would meet the required priorities. To discuss this opportunity please email your CV and cover letter to [email protected].

Applications will be assessed as they come in.

Join our team and make a significant impact by contributing to the development of others! We look forward to receiving your application.

MindOut is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Note: All posts are based at our offices at Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton. We offer hybrid working, where some days may be worked from home.

Actual working days can be negotiated with the successful applicant, unless otherwise stated.

All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Additional staff benefits include: friendly LGBTQ affirmative working environment, central Brighton location, 29 days annual leave (pro rata), access to a company contributory pension scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme.


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