FUNDRAISER / SPONSORSHIP OFFICER

Role Descriptor

PURPOSE

To provide a central point for the club to develop innovative opportunities of raising funds for through fundraising, applying for grants and sourcing sponsorship. 

MAIN FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

  • To promote the importance of fundraising within the club
  • To set up a fundraising group
  • To organise fundraising events and plan a calendar of events
  • To develop sponsorship proposal(s) for the club in relation to the clubs development plan
  • To write news stories about upcoming fundraising events and successful events
  • Maintain relationships with donors, grant agencies and sponsors
  • To ensure acquired funds are being used for designated purpose
  • To act as an ambassador of the club

SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES

  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Approachable & friendly
  • Team player
  • Passion & enthusiasm

REQUIREMENTS

  • To have a knowledge of fundraising and sponsorship
  • To liaise with Club Treasurer on income received and costing of events
  • To ensure accurate records are kept
  • To report to Club Committee on activities
  • Be a member of Scottish Swimming
  • Sign and adhere to the Club’s Volunteer Code of Conduct

TRAINING AND SUPPORT

  • Support of the Club Committee
  • Support of fundraising group (once established)
  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop (renewable every 3 years)

TIME COMMITMENT

Time commitment can vary dependant on size and nature of club, and events attending.