16 12 2011

Fund Raising Officer – East Midland Region (1 Year Fixed Term, although subsequent extension may be possible)

Salary: £23,085

Hours: Full Time Post – 35 hours per week  

The ASA is the National Governing Body for Swimming and its associated disciplines in England with its headquarters situated in Loughborough.

Applications are invited for the post of Fund Raising Officer – East Midland Region.

East Midland ASA is seeking to recruit an experienced Fundraising Officer. To be considered for this position you should be able to identify future funding streams, demonstrate the ability to establish, maintain and support relationships with potential sponsors, and pro-actively generate income for the Region and its partners.

The person should, ideally, be educated to degree level or equivalent, have previous experience of raising income through grant applications and sponsorship, have experience within a charity or the third sector and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. An ability to develop relationships with partners within and outside the organisation is essential as you will be liaising with people at all levels. The successful candidate must be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.

An understanding of the structure of aquatics and the needs of teachers, coaches, volunteers and swimmers at all levels would be desirable.  Location for the postholder is flexible.

The ASA is committed to diversification of its work force and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  The ASA is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We currently hold the Foundation and Preliminary levels of the Equality Standard and are working towards the Intermediate Level.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Check and reference checks.

The closing date for applications is:  Monday, 16th January 2012

Interviews to be held: Thursday, 26th January 2012

For an informal discussion please contact Roger Glithero, Regional Director on 07887 526054.  To obtain further details about this post please email  or write to The Personnel Department, ASA, SportPark, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF.

Visit the ASA East Midlands website.

Please do not contact Cowan Global about this vacancy, please contact the ASA as outlined above.