Fundraising and Communications Assistant

Closed: 17 June 2022
Communications PR Fundraising Community

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  • Salary £13,000 - £13,200 per year
  • Location Leicester, Leicestershire (On-site)
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time
  • Sectors Animal
  • Job Reference : Fundraising and Communications Assistant

This is a varied and interesting opportunity to combine a love of animals with a passion for online fundraising. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for the charity sector and ideas on how we can continue to grow our supporter base. There is some flexibility with hours of work and there is potential for the right candidate to start or continue on the path towards a rewarding career in charity fundraising.

Candidates looking for career changes from the fields of marketing, copywriting, digital marketing, communications, events management or journalism may find this a good fit. However, we are open-minded about candidates’ backgrounds. The role is office-based and while there are annual events to attend and some ‘hands-on’ work, good administrative skills and attention to detail are more important.

  • To support the Fundraising Manager with raising funds from diverse sources including online, community events, Membership, campaigns and appeals, paid for events and training.
  • To come up with new ideas for fundraising and to keep abreast of trends and developments in the sector. Competence with social media is essential.

Experience in a similar role is highly desirable. Specifically, some experience of using some of the following platforms is advantageous:

Facebook, Instagram, web Content Management Systems, CRM, Mail Chimp, Buffer, Canva, Google Analytics, Google Ad Words, Just Giving, Google Business, YouTube, Linked In.

This role is predominantly office based and we are looking for someone to be able to work 3 days each week and, although this will need to include a Friday, we are open minded and flexible with regard to other days and hours.  

There will be occasional weekend working (summer events) at our family friendly local events such as fun dog shows.  Time in lieu will be provided.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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