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.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
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
ABILITIES & SKILLS
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.
At Premier we strive to maintain a welcoming and inclusive workplace, whilst incorporation Christian morals. Our open & friendly culture creates a trusting and supportive environment where everyone can be the best that they can be.
We believe in our people – not telling them what to do, but guiding them and providing the tools and training to get there. We place our trust in our people and want everyone to build upon and maintain this trust.