Jan 11, 2022

Fundraising Projects Manager & Administrator

£32,000 - £35,000 yearly
  • Premier
  • Remote
Permanent Charity

Job Description

HOURS OF WORK: 35 per week

REPORTING TO: Director of Fundraising


Working closely with the Fundraising Management Team to support the team in achieving their shared objectives by enabling the development and execution of creative fundraising programmes and communications across all Premier platforms. With the overall aim of building the profile of the charity and increasing the supporter base for revenue generation.

This key role will be responsible for enabling the team to deliver tailored communication plans and share engaging fundraising collateral as part of our engagement strategies to build relationships and promote income generation from new audiences and potential donor groups.

The position holder will work across departments with the Marketing and Database teams on a regular basis, as well as be the lead contact for external mailing houses.


Project coordination of Leap of Faith project

  • Working with the Project Lead on a regular basis to provide all elements of project support, listed below.
  • Event Management of both online events such as webinars and Zoom meetings, and physical events including VIP dinners, committee meetings and info sharing events
  • Supporting individual fundraisers in their relationship management; could include copywriting, preparation of written communications, pulling info from our fundraising database, sharing resources or helping to manage the donor journey through updating tracking spreadsheets and fundraising records
  • Responsibility for coordinating the Communications programme which will include email communications, mailings and online events
  • Meeting management, to include note-taking and helping to drive forward actions
  • Acting as a point of contact for Project Volunteers
  • Conduct desk-based research to help qualify existing and new contacts

Coordination of the Major Donor programme

  • Working with the Director of Fundraising to deliver the monthly
  • Communications programme for the MD Pledge programme, which will include Pledge Renewals, monthly e-comms, event invites and the occasional postal mail outs
  • This will also involve cross-departmental working Direct Mail
  • Working with the Director of Fundraising, to manage the administrative side of the monthly
  • Direct Mail programme and Voice of Hope quarterly mailings, helping to ensure that appeals are delivered within the agreed time
  • Gathering information required for direct mail appeal from internal stakeholders within the process when necessary
  • Act as the main point of contact for the designer/printer once the strategy has been signed off
  • Edit and proof copy, work with the Fundraising Management Team and coordinate sign off in a timely way
  • Management of scheduling of appeal mailings, internal and with the mailing house
  • Sign off print proofs from mailing house Regional Fundraising
  • Provide administrative support to regionally based team members, including the Director of Support in Scotland and Northern Ireland
  • This could involve coordinating occasional mailings, gathering information or appointment setting and updating RE records/tracking spreadsheets
  • To undertake any other reasonable tasks as required by the Director of Fundraising


  • Degree educated
  • 5+ years of good demonstrable experience in project management, coordination of complex administration processes and/or external-facing client management
  • Experience in fundraising (desirable but not essential)
  • Professional qualification in fundraising (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience in providing team support (essential)
  • An understanding of media and web (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience of working in a busy, high pressured environment


  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Organised, efficient and good written communication skills
  • Confident and assertive in managing processes
  • Ability to use databases and finance systems after training, proficient use of Microsoft Suite
  • Ability to handle and own multiple projects
  • Pro-active and show initiative
  • Team player with an ability to work in a flexible and collaborative way


The post-holder will work within a Christian environment and therefore it will be necessary for the post-holder to have sympathy and understanding for the Christian faith and its values, and be able to work within the ethos of our organisational aims.

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