Fundraising Officer

Closing date: 26 May 2021
  • Salary £22000 - £25000 per annum
  • Location London
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors International Development
  • Job Reference : 98725
Fundraising Officer

This role is central to their ability to successfully raise income annually from individuals and community audiences. There are compelling stories to tell about how donations to them make a difference. You will play a pivotal part in helping to tell them, by compiling content for a bi-annual magazine, as well as working on events that bring people together and show them what their organisation is all about.

Fundraising Officer

- Work directly and cohesively with the Head of Fundraising and the Head of Corporate and Community Giving, as well as the wider fundraising team to expand and grow individual giving and community giving income.
- Oversee, check and manually manage where needed - donor transactions and thanking, to ensure every donor knows how grateful we are for their support whether they give a few pounds or thousands of them.
- Help to compile a bi-annual magazine for supporters, packed full of stories and interesting content that increases engagement with their regular donors.
- Make frequent updates on their website, particularly on our fundraising pages, crew blogs and case studies.
- Work on their annual appeals to roll out digitally, across social media and postal.
- Ensure they capture accurate donor information on their database and mailing list with new donations and subscribers, as well as unsubscribers - and that we are GDPR compliant.
- Be key support to the Head of Corporate and Community Giving as a main point of contact for community giving.
- Overall stewardship and the main point of contact for external fundraising and third party events. This includes sending out fundraising packs to interested parties and any other regular communications
- Play a central role in helping to organise and liaise with their branches network, supporting their events and initiatives. Helping to compile content for a quarterly e-newsletter to them packed full of useful information on what they are doing and planning.

Fundraising Officer

- Highly organised with excellent people skills
- Ability to work under pressure and manage several working deadlines
- Experience of fundraising and an understanding of how it works and the key processes
- Previous experience of working with a database, ideally Salesforce and Google docs
- Ability to amend and make updates in a website (WordPress)
- Excellent writing and presentation skills, and an eye for detail
- Ability to understand budgets and summarise financial information accurately
- Working knowledge of current fundraising legislation, including GDPR
- IT literate and able to maintain and develop effective administration and information management systems
- A smart and creative thinker able to put forwards great ideas on how to do things more efficiently or make great use of an opportunity
- Strong work ethic, willingness to work outside normal office hours when it might be needed at events or onboard the ship

About their organisation:

Our client is of an inclusive world where they can all contribute and feel valued. They have a unique Mission, to give people of mixed abilities and circumstances the freedom to explore their ability, potential and place in the world through inclusive adventures at sea.

Our client aims to make a difference to the lives of all their participants, but they know that their impact is especially strong for some social groups, including disabled people and those with mental health conditions or long-term ill-health issues; the lonely or socially isolated; those dealing with significant challenges or change in their career or educational life; and people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Location: Homebased

Job type: Full Time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £22,000 to £25,000 per annum

You may have experience of the following: Individual Giving Fundraiser, Individual Giving Fundraising Officer, Individual Giving, Fundraising, Fundraiser, Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Executive, Fundraising Administrator, Sales Executive, Marketing, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Trusts and Partnerships etc.

Ref: 98725