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Assistant Philanthropy Officer
Leonard Cheshire
  • Salary £24,163 per annum rising to £25,990 per annum on satisfactory completion of probation
  • Location Vauxhall, Greater London
  • Job Type permanent,full-time
  • Category Admin , Fundraising , General/Other , Major Donor
  • Sectors Disability
  • Job Reference : 03689

Job Description

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Leonard Cheshire - as member of the fundraising department - at a time of unprecedented change for disabled people.

In this varied role you will support the Trusts and Philanthropy team to raise funds for our UK and International programmes and projects.

About You

We are looking for a creative self-starter, with excellent attention to detail, organisational skills, and written and verbal communication skills.

In this varied role, you will be tasked with carrying out research to identify funding opportunities, management of quarterly appeals, preparing and reviewing funding proposals and reports, carrying out administrative tasks to support the team, updating the database, and working very closely with other teams across the department.

You will have prior experience in writing fundraising appeals and proposals, donor research, administrative tasks, and a genuine commitment to Leonard Cheshire’s  manifesto to work for a society in which every person is equally valued.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

About Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We are the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities. This is an exciting time to join us with our new brand and as we grow our reach across communities.

This post is vital to achieving our objectives and achieving our income target.

What we Offer

We offer a wide range of employee rewards and benefits including:
• Fair and competitive pay rates
• A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover benefit
• Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
• Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
• Access to cycle-to-work benefits
• A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

A satisfactory disclosure check is required for this post.

Closing date: Sunday 24 March