Senior Fundraising Associate

Comic Relief

  • Team: Fundraising
  • Grade: Senior Associate/Manager
  • Salary: £35,700 -£36,383
  • Location: London
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 2nd Dec 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days
Payroll giving
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme
Free fruit

Candidate happiness

8.53 (6423)

Job Description

PURPOSE OF JOB:

This role is responsible for the delivery of high value activity in support of the fundraising strategy for community and schools audiences, supporting the Senior Fundraising Manager. This will be in the course of Red Nose Day, Sport Relief, and other year-round fundraising activity.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver against the communities and schools fundraising strategy, working across the organisation to deliver materials, products, digital fundraising activations and propositions that will inspire fundraising in these audiences

  • Work with the Senior Fundraising Managers to deliver impactful multi-channel acquisition, conversion and retention supporter journeys

  • Prospect and pitch to new high value fundraising partners and accounts, and provide high-quality relationship management to existing high value fundraisers

  • Work with the Corporate Partnerships team to maximise employee fundraising and engagement from corporate partners

  • Oversee the collection and sharing of inspiring fundraising stories from supporters, working with the Fundraising Associates

  • Work with the Supporter Care Supervisor to ensure all fundraiser enquiries and complaints are managed effectively and within the agreed timeframes

  • Brief and manage creative resource for creation of fundraising tools and materials

  • Monitor and report on activity such as registrations, conversion and income, working closely with data and audience teams to identify trends and insight, and to proactively suggest new forms of engagement

  • Recruit and line manage campaign support staff as needed

Skills and Competencies:

  • Essential: Experience of providing high-quality fundraiser relationship management

  •  Essential: Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

  • Essential: Strong project management experience with proven organisational and time-management skills

  • Essential: Experience of delivering fundraising strategies and propositions that engage fundraisers and drive support

  • Essential: A proactive and positive individual with a “can do” attitude

Desirable:

  • Experience of presenting and pitching to new prospects

  • Experience delivering digital fundraising activations

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Comic Relief we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Fri 2nd Dec 2022

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Fri 2nd Dec 2022