British Canoeing - Canoe Foundation & Marketing Lead

LocationHolme Pierrepont
Hours of Work22.5 hours over three days
Salary & Benefits£32,000 - £36,000 pro rata, depending on experience
Closing Date31 May

Job Description

The Role

We know access to blue space enriches our lives. We are committed to helping create great places to paddle and protecting our precious waterway environment. Join us in the new position of Canoe Foundation Fundraising & Marketing Lead, and be a part of an exciting new initiative.

The Canoe Foundation Fundraising & Marketing Lead is an exciting opportunity to raise funds and awareness for the official charity partner to British Canoeing. This unique role has been created to lead on the co-ordination of the grant activities of the charity, to generate inward investment and donations, as well as design and manage a marketing campaign. 

Proven success in fundraising messaging is essential, as you will play a vital role in engaging local communities and raising funds, helping us continue to create great places to paddle and protect the environment.

The role will work within British Canoeing's Places to Paddle Team and will be required to bring together colleagues from across many departments. You will integrate and strengthen the impact of the Canoe Foundation within British Canoeing and throughout the paddlesport community.

With significant experience of project management within fundraising or marketing environments, you will ensure the successful alignment and delivery of external-facing activity including supporter communications, social media and events.

Your strong communication and influencing skills will see you navigating a broad group of stakeholders; from potential funders, to clubs, authorities to conservation agencies. You will deploy your analytical expertise to provide meaningful monitoring and evaluation to the Head of Access and Environment and the Board of Trustees.

Join us and you'll become part of a team that is committed to protecting the environment and enabling more people to access paddlesport. 


Interview DateFriday 10th June​2022. (Virtual interview)