1. Cyclopark Charitable Trust

Trustees (Finance; Income Generation)

Hybrid / Gravesend, Kent

Cyclopark is a charity on a mission to get people active. Located in an area of high socio-economic and health inequalities, our purpose is to deliver this in a welcoming, safe and affordable way to maximise those who can benefit from the positive outcomes.

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Who we are

Cyclopark is a charity on a mission…to get our communities active!


Located in Gravesend, Kent, our purpose is to provide a welcoming and safe environment for the local residents of Gravesham, its surrounding areas and the wider disability and cycling communities to discover the extensive range of community and sport-based opportunities available and benefit from their positive social, health and well-being outcomes.


The role

We are seeking two new Trustees to help us deliver our mission – one with a strong background in Finance and one with a strong background in Fundraising & Income Generation. This will ideally be from the health and wellbeing sector but is not essential.

Finance

We are looking for a Trustee to monitor the financial administration of the charity and report to the Board on its state of financial health, in line with best practice and in compliance with the governing document and legal requirements, providing the confidence and knowledge to better make strategic decisions.

Main responsibilities

  • To oversee the budgets, accounts, management accounts and financial statements on behalf of the Board in discussion with the CEO, Finance Manager and accountant.
  • To ensure that proper accounts and records are kept, ensuring financial resources are spent and invested in line with the charity’s policies, good governance, legal and regulatory requirements.
  • To be instrumental in the development and implementation of financial and reserves policies.

Fundraising & Income Generation

We are looking for a Trustee with an in-depth understanding of fundraising strategic options and operations. The ideal candidate will be someone with a strong background in general charity fundraising including familiarity with foundations, trusts and corporate partners, as well as an ability and willingness to advise on opportunities for fundraising and income generation as part of our daily operations.

Main responsibilities

  • Fundraising Strategy: Provide expertise, advice and guidance in the development and implementation of our fundraising strategy.
  • Donor Engagement: Collaborate with the Board and CEO to develop and monitor the implementation of a comprehensive engagement plan that identifies and cultivates relationships with potential foundations, corporate partners and individuals who share our mission.
  • Grant Writing and Management: Provide expertise, advice, knowledge, and guidance regarding grant applications, working closely with the CEO to align grant proposals with organisational goals.
  • Online Fundraising: Provide oversight and guidance of our online fundraising campaigns, including crowdfunding, peer-to-peer fundraising and digital marketing initiatives. Monitor campaign performance and adapt strategies as needed.

Supporting document(s)

  • cyclopark-trustee---recruitment-information-february-2024_final.pdf - Download
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