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Fundraising Assistant

Location: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, , SE1 4YR This role will be a hybrid between our London Bridge office and remote working (a probable 60/40 split)

Hours: 28 hours/4 days

Salary: £21,500 per year pro-rata

Planned start date: ASAP

Job description: The Fundraising Assistant will play an integral role within fundraising with responsibility for effectively supporting the entire team , and managing fundraising administration, thanking, donation tracking and coding, promotion, and support with various fundraising activities such as events and campaigns.

You will also build productive relationships with individual supporters and organisations through the delivery of exceptional supporter care, by providing motivating and timely stewardship to supporters.

The new post holder responsibilities will include:

  1. Provide administrative support across the entire Fundraising team
  2. Support the Events and Community Team
  3. Support the Major Gifts and Corporate Partnerships Officers

1. Provide administrative support across the Fundraising team

  • Be the first point of contact for all fundraising related enquiries via email, phone, social media, responding in a professional and timely manner with a focus on stewardship.
  • Manage the Fundraising inbox, dealing with basic enquiries or passing on to the appropriate fundraiser
  • Extract lists, process and thank donations on all online platforms (Facebook, Much Loved, JustGiving, Virgin Money Giving etc), website donations and cheques received in the post, ensuring the correct Gift Aid is allocated from sponsorship forms.
  • Code donations that arrive through all online platforms
  • Support the thanking process across the fundraising team by providing information, referring to the Fundraising team for any trusts, corporate, community, or major donor gifts. Where necessary prepare individual acknowledgements.
  • Set up new Regular Givers on the database and send through the welcome pack
  • Cancel/amend Regular Gifts as necessary
  • Record all fundraiser communications and contact preferences on the database including ‘return to sender’ notifications
  • Add/update constituents on the database from the ‘Keep in Touch’ website form
  • Manage all administration for any merchandise orders and keep on top of sales
  • Assist with post and daily income processes when required
  • Assist the team with research into new fundraising products and prospects

2. Support the Events and Community Team

  • Send out any fundraising materials to supporters
  • Assist in engagement and moderation of fundraising and event Facebook and other online groups
  • Provide high quality stewardship to low-mid level challenge and community fundraisers
  • Add registrants for events to the database

3. Support the Major Gifts and Corporate Partnerships Officers

  • Assist with prospect research into new trusts/foundations
  • Ensure gifts are thanked in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Update the database with communications and actions
  • Assist with coordinating the small trust mailing once a year.
  • Assist with sourcing prizes and sponsorship for events
  • Any other duties as and when they arise to support with charity operations

How to apply

All applications will be conducted through BeApplied which is an ethical recruitment platform. Please visit this link to apply https://app.beapplied.com/apply/xappjraoes Please quote EDAC where applicable.

Please download the attached job pack for more information including a full job description, person specification and application details

.CVs will not be accepted as part of the application process for this role. Any CVs received will be disregarded.

Please note that this post is subject to DBS and reference checks.
Application deadline: Closing date: 22 December 2021

Web link: https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/the-lullaby-trust/fundraising-assistant/789334?tsId=8

More about Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies, supports bereaved families and raises awareness on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Working with the NHS we run a national health-visitor led service for bereaved parents, Care of Next Infant (CONI) programme, which supports families before and after the birth of their new baby. We are committed to supporting research to understand why babies die suddenly and unexpectedly and to find out more about how to prevent these tragic deaths. The Lullaby Trust also runs an information line for parents and professionals and a dedicated line for bereaved families.

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