Permanent Contract
Fundraising Assistant
Ref: V236
Salary range: £23,382 to £25,320 inc ILW
Hours/Days per week: 35/5
Location: London
Closing date: 5PM, 22 April 2019
Interview date and Location: Thursday 25 April 2019 – Hackney, London

Job Description Fundraising Assistant – V236

Recruitment Monitoring Form – V236

To apply, please send your CV, supporting statement of a maximum of two sides setting out why you are applying for the role and how you feel you will be suitable for it & recruitment monitoring form to Andrew Balfour, join@volunteeringmatters.org.uk

Volunteering Matters has an excellent reputation for developing and delivering innovative projects that make a major impact on the lives of thousands of volunteers and beneficiaries each year. Our volunteer programmes help to improve health and wellbeing; build stronger, more inclusive communities; and achieve lasting results. We engage more than 23,000 volunteers and 115,000 beneficiaries every year through more than a 100 active programmes across the UK.
The Opportunity

Our experienced and busy Income Generation team are keen strengthen capacity by recruiting a Fundraising Assistant. Having recently reorganised and refocused, the team want a Fundraising Assistant to help them maintain relationships with funders and partner organisations.
This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a national charity at an exciting stage in its development, helping to build a long-term legacy of leading edge, volunteer-led projects that have the capacity to change thousands of lives across the country.
The role

The Fundraising Assistant will support the Income Generation team to develop and maximise a portfolio of donors. They will research, explore and secure new relationships with funders and partners, as well as helping to maintain links with existing funders.
The Person

Volunteering Matters are looking for an individual who is keen to develop their skills and experience, and who is results-driven and ambitious. If you are seeking a personal development and the opportunity to develop your fundraising career this could be the role for you. You will be keen to utilise your skills to research prospective funders, and identify potential areas where our projects can add value and capture imagination.
In return for your commitment we offer 25 days holiday per year (FTE) plus discretionary festive leave + public holidays. We also offer a 3% employer pension contribution, flexible working opportunities and enhanced employee benefits.

Your supporting statement is of equal importance to us as your CV and is a key part of our shortlisting process. It is an opportunity for you to outline your experience and credentials directly to the details of the post.

To apply, please send your CV, supporting statement of a maximum of two sides setting out why you are applying for the role and how you feel you will be suitable for it & recruitment monitoring form to Andrew Balfour, join@volunteeringmatters.org.uk

Volunteering Matters is committed to the provision of equal opportunities in employment and accordingly wishes to ensure that no job applicant is treated less favourably on unjustifiable grounds. To assist in the monitoring of our performance in relation to equal opportunities you are requested to complete the enclosed monitoring form. The questionnaire is for statistical purposes only. Upon receipt it will be separated from your CV and cover letter and will not form part of the selection process.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications we receive if we have not contacted you by the interview date it means that on this occasion we are unable to take your application further.