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Project Manager

FOOTBALL MAKES OUR SHARED HISTORY (FMOSH) welcomes applications from enthusiastic and motivated individual with a keen interest in football / sport history and the appropriate qualifications and experience for the Project Management post.  Managed by the National Children’s Football Alliance (NCFA), FMOSH enables children and communities to learn about their shared heritage – through engagement in a comprehensive programme of activities, culminating in a commemoration event where school playing fields will be designated as Peace Pitches. The project works alongside libraries, museums and a university, as well as utilising the support of volunteers.

The PM will have the lead responsibility for the delivery of the FMOSH, managing all levels of the project. The PM will will report to the board of NCFA trustees, line managed by the NCFA Chair.

The successful candidate should be able to start November / December 2021.

Deadline for applications 12.00 Monday 1st November 2021.  

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Fundraiser

Responsible for fundraising for The NCFA.  Reports to the CEO and board of directors.

Job brief

You will work closely with The NCFA board of directors coordinating its fundraising activities.  You will devise and implement a fundraising strategy of income-generating activities, aiming to meet or surpass an income target.

Day to day

Devise a fundraising strategy to be approved by the chief executive or senior leadership team

Co-ordinate and manage fundraising, comprising community, trust, corporate, major donor and digital fundraising, across the organisation.

  • If necessary, manage and motivate a team of volunteers who engage in fundraising activities
  • Build relationships with high profile and high net worth individuals as potential donors to the organisation
  • Build relationships with charitable trusts, foundations and other institutional funders
  • Write or approve funding applications to charitable trusts and foundations
  • Attend networking events and meetings with potential donors
  • Prepare reports and give presentations on fundraising progress to the senior leadership team and the trustee board

Skills

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills: you will need to make regular presentations to trustees, senior managers or potential donors and write winning fundraising applications
  • Networking skills: you will be called upon to represent the NCFA to high profile and high net worth individuals and persuade them that the NCFA cause is one they should contribute to
  • Effective management skills: you will need to be efficient in all areas of management skills and prioritising work load.
  • Digital skills: Mobile and online giving are an increasingly integral part of the fundraising mix. You will need to be adept at using these technologies and aware of their fundraising potential
  • Innovation skills: You will need strong ideas about how to hit fundraising targets into constantly changing climates.
  • Budget management skills: You need to be able to work effectively with limited resources

Experience

A track record of up to five years’ successful fundraising in the charity sector is desired.

For more information: Please contact:  Brendan Hanlon

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(Volunteer)

NCFA are predominantly a volunteer organisation.  We exist to protect childhood through play.  Our volunteer workforce come from a diverse representation of football practitioners; grass roots game, professional game, primary, secondary, special needs and further education, key service agencies, parents, senior citizens, pupils and students.

If you feel you can give young people the opportunity and access to play football for fun in any format and provide an environment where all inclusion is a childhood right – then we would love to hear from you.

For more information: Please contact:  Brendan Hanlon, NCFA Chairman

Volunteer Project Managers & Free v Free Facilitators

NCFA are predominantly a volunteer organisation.  We exist to protect childhood through play.  Our volunteer workforce come from a diverse representation of football practitioners; grass roots game, professional game, primary, secondary, special needs and further education, key service agencies, parents, senior citizens, pupils and students.

If you feel you can give young people the opportunity and access to play football for fun in any format and provide an environment where all inclusion is a childhood right – then we would love to hear from you.

For more information: Please contact:  Brendan Hanlon, NCFA Chairman

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