Fundraising and Communications Assistant

Job Title: Fundraising and Communications Assistant
Contract Type: Contract/ Freelance
Location: Sudbury
Salary: £15k - 17k per year
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Alice McCarty
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2020 15:49

Job Description

Fundraising and Communications Assistant – 6 Month Contract, Sudbury - 

An outstanding not-for-profit organisation based in Sudbury is looking for a creatively minded Fundraising and Communications Assistant to join their energetic team. The charity is exclusively focused on supporting, advising and helping older people who have been the subject of abuse, while championing their cause with the police, government and statutory bodies. This role offers fantastic scope and opportunity as the charity continues to grow.

You should have at least 1 years’ experience and will need to be acquainted with the world of fundraising or sales/ customer services equivalent and proactive in your approach to this role. You will be reporting to the Director of Fundraising and Communications and working within a passionate team to drive fundraising opportunities and help to raise the profile of this amazing charity.

Your key responsibilities will include:
• Raise funds to agreed targets and support the organisation's activities via, corporate, individual giving and community fundraising as well as exploring new income streams
• Market and promote the work of the organisation to a wider audience using email, calls and presentations in person where necessary.
• Empower supporters to organise and undertake their own fundraising activities
• Maintain accurate records, including maintaining the fundraising and income generation database and CRM system.

For this role, you will need to be a positive and proactive person with a caring yet driven nature as well as being happy to embrace the excitement of being able to join a company in a very busy time of growth! This is an unmissable opportunity to join a brilliant organisation, whilst contributing to their outstanding and meaningful work.

Due to the location of their offices this role would be commutable for candidates travelling from Colchester, Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Haverhill and Braintree.

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