Fundraising Assistant

Recruiter
WR Fundraising Recruitment
Location
Colchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
1209782059
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
WR Fundraising Recruitment are delighted to be working with a local charity. We have an exciting Fundraising Assistant vacancy for an aspiring fundraiser to join a friendly team and help the charity achieve its income targets within local fundraising events

At an exciting time of development, we are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support the fundraising team with events and challenges - providing a positive experience for volunteers, fundraisers and event- goers.

It would be great if you had fundraising experience - but the right personality and a can-do approach would take you a long way in this role.

Fundraising Assistant

Permanent, Full time

Colchester, Essex

£18,000 - £20,000 per annum on experience

Duties will include:
  • Assist the fundraising team with organising and promoting of events and challenges to meet, and where possible exceed, the income and other deliverable targets.
  • To support event and challenge participants to meet, and where possible exceed, their minimum sponsorship targets
  • To assist the Events and Challenges Fundraisers with the promotion of all St Helena events and challenges, recruiting teams of participants to raise sponsorship, attending promotional days when required.
  • To be the first point of call for all events fundraisers, answering enquiries, giving fundraising advice and taking registrations.

This is a very exciting role within the fundraising department and we are looking for candidates keen to develop their career within fundraising.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience of communicating with a variety of audiences.
  • Experience of organising events.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent presentational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Drivers licence and access to own vehicle essential
  • Ability and willingness to travel regularly across the area and attend events outside normal office hours.

To apply and for further information, please email a copy of your up to date CV in the first instance.

WR Fundraising Recruitment are passionate about bringing together talented fundraising professionals with fantastic organisations. We'd love to hear from you if you are looking for a new fundraising opportunity.

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