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Parish and Digital Fundraising Officer

Following awards from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Welsh Council for Voluntary Action, the Archdiocese of Cardiff is looking to appoint a full-time Parish and Digital Fundraising Officer.
Archdiocese of Cardiff
Closing Date: 6 June 2022 at 9.00
Parish and Digital Fundraising Officer

Summary:

Following awards from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Welsh Council for Voluntary Action, the Archdiocese of Cardiff is looking to appoint a full-time Parish and Digital Fundraising Officer.

About Us:

Parish and Digital Fundraising Officer

We are the Catholic Archdiocese of Cardiff. Our mission is to support people, schools and parishes ensuring a vibrant Catholic Church now and in the future.

The Archdiocese of Cardiff was founded in 1916 and is one of three dioceses in the ecclesiastical province of Cardiff. The organisation is led by the Archbishop of Cardiff supported by a board of Trustees. The managerial team – the curia – undertake much of the administrative work within the diocese.

The charity has a key role supporting the most disadvantaged and vulnerable of all faiths and none. Each parish undertakes outreach activity including supporting older adults, running homelessness shelters, housing refugees and asylum seekers, alongside other social and educational activities. The charity is also custodian of cultural and artistic heritage of national significance, including 36 listed buildings, 25 of which are listed places of worship.

Job Role:

The Parish & Digital Fundraising Officer will develop and implement systems to improve levels of charitable giving across the diocese. The postholder will be responsible for managing the administration and processes involved in parish fundraising activity (esp. regular / planned giving). The role will also promote digital fundraising including contactless giving and online donations.

Specific duties will include:

  • Implementing the introduction of planned giving drives across the diocese to enable parishes to organise and support regular giving.
  • Advising and training parish officers and volunteers in the effective management of all aspects of stewardship and financial sustainability.
  • Helping build, manage and maintain a pipeline of planned giving drives (20 to 25 parishes in the first year).
  • Overseeing rollout of contactless giving devices across the diocese, keeping up to date with advances in the area of digital giving
  • Encouraging parishes to take up contactless giving devices and monitoring parish performance.

This post is advertised initially on a 12-month fixed-term basis with the possibility of extension.

For further information/informal discussion about this role, please contact Owen Collins at Owen.Collins@rcadc.org

Additional Information:

Location:  Cardiff / hybrid working

Line Manager:  Development Manager

Interviews will provisionally take place on the week commencing 27th June 2022.

To Apply:

For further information and to apply please download the documents below:

Job Description

Application Form

Equality Monitoring Form 

If you have any difficulty in downloading the above documents please email jane@charityjobfinder.co.uk

Please return an Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form to hr@rcadc.org

Application deadline 9.00am on Monday 6th June 2022.

Charitable Incorporated Organisation No. 1177272

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