Fundraising Assistant, REDRESS


London, UK


Salary range starting at £26,390


Full Time


Wednesday, 8 December 2021


Fixed Term


Not Stated

Job Description

The Fundraising Assistant will support the Programme Development Manager to deliver the fundraising strategy, working towards specific fundraising targets for Trusts and Foundations, Major Donors, Law Firms, Individual Giving and Events. The position will also support with new project and proposal development


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Role and Responsibilities

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Prospect research to identify potential donors for key programme areas.

  • Assisting with drafting grant proposals and uploading applications to online systems.

  • Monitoring and updating the fundraising pipeline and deadlines schedule.

  • Coordinating runners and developing communications for running events.

  • Tracking and recording individual giving income and donation journeys.

  • Writing supporter stewardship emails and analysing response rates.

  • Working with the Communications Assistant to develop fundraising content for the website and social media sites.

The position is also expected to carry out such further duties as may reasonably be required from time to time by REDRESS.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications 

This is an entry level position, and so we will consider candidates at the beginning of their career, with some relevant experience.

Essential Competencies

The successful candidate will need to have the following essential competencies:

  • Strong IT skills, particularly in using Microsoft Excel

  • Good writing skills and the ability to adapt style to different audiences

  • Proven organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise, schedule and meet deadlines

  • Fluency in written and oral English.

Desirable Competencies

A strong candidate will also have other desirable competencies:

  • A university degree relevant to the role or at least two years relevant work experience.

  • Experience of working with email lists, databases and/or online systems.

  • Knowledge of social media, Google Analytics and AdWords.

  • Skills in a language other than English, in particular French, Arabic or Spanish.

Personal Attributes

To work for Redress, the candidate should have the following personal attributes:

  • Happy to work collaboratively as part of a small and energetic team with a wide range of personalities.

  • Highly efficient and organised, with an ability to multi-task, show initiative, solve problems, and take a hands-on role when necessary.

  • Able to think and work strategically, creatively, and under pressure.

  • Able to understand and support the aims, objectives and values of REDRESS and reflect them in all aspects of work.

  • Able to work with victims of human rights abuse with a range of specific needs.

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