Community Fundraising Team Assistant
in Welwyn Garden City
(Published at 13-06-2018)
Reporting to: Community Fundraiser
Hours: 18 hours per week, days and start/finish times to be agreed
Salary: £8,880 which is pro-rata of £19,500 full-time equivalent
- To provide administration and support to the Community Fundraising Team (Community and Volunteering).
- Assist with fundraising events and activities within the Community Team.
- To assist the Community Team by booking talks and events at local community groups, schools. Colleges and councils.
- To work with the Community Team to book volunteers to help deliver talks and run events on our behalf and to ensure they have all the equipment required.
- General administrative duties such as answering telephone calls, note taking at meetings, mailing fundraising packs etc.
- Researching Community prospects such as Community Groups, Golf Clubs, Schools and Colleges, local businesses
- Supporting the team to set up and administer Community Corporate Fundraising Events such as Charity Golf Days and Football Matches
- Using our Database Raisers Edge to create or update constituent records to reflect fundraising activity including registrations for participants of Willow Challenge events
- To maintain the on-going accuracy of donor records on Raiser’s Edge.
- To support the incoming donation process to ensure donations are allocated and recorded correctly for the team.
- To be responsible for thanking donations received by the Community Fundraising team, sending letters and certificates within a specified time frame
- To support with the organisation and promotion of events as required such as the Willow 10K, Herts 100 and Carol Concert.
- To keep a stock check of all fundraising materials and re-order when required
- To assist with the recruitment of volunteers for all Willow events
- To keep up to date with current competitor activity in relevant channels and sector specific learning
- To keep up to date and comply with fundraising, data protection and other relevant legislation and codes of practice and good standards.
- To undertake any other tasks reasonably required.
Qualifications, knowledge and experience
- Educated to A level or equivalent
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Excellent organisational and administrative skills and the ability to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines.
- Excellent computer skills and working experience of Microsoft preferred.
- Experience of working with fundraising databases ideally RE – desired.
- Experience in office practice, systems and processes – desired.
- The ability to manage a wide range of activities, prioritise own workload and meet deadlines.
- Good project management and planning skills.
Skills and Abilities
- To be professional, approachable, and friendly with an ability to connect with people at all levels.
- To have excellent interpersonal skills and to thrive on enabling supporters to succeed with their fundraising endeavours.
- A self-starter with the ability to instigate and see through new ideas and developments.
- Ability to research and analyse information.
- An innovative outlook and a willingness to learn and suggest new ideas.
- Willing to work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, as required in order to delivering Community Fundraising initiatives
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £8,880.00 /year