Salary - £17,744

Full time 35 hours per week

Permanent contract

Are you looking for a role where your administrative experience can benefit tens of thousands of families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people?

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people – providing over 88,000 grants and services worth over £33 million in 2016/17.

As Fundraising Assistant, reporting into the Head of Fundraising, your key responsibility will be to assist our dynamic fundraising team in all income generation activities. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to learn the basics or extend their knowledge of fundraising.

You will be the primary contact for all fundraising enquiries, assist in developing an individual giving programme and provide a high level of support to donors. You will update digital content and support the team with desk research, proof reading and copy writing. 

To be successful in this role you will have a proven track record in administration and getting things done efficiently. You will have the ability to build successful working relationships whilst inspiring and influencing people to support our work.

In addition to superb organisational, planning and prioritising skills, you can offer:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Flexibility and the ability to respond at short notice to a wide variety of tasks
  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK and work outside office hours when required.

This post is based in York.

If this describes you and your career aspirations, please visit our agencies website to submit a persuasive covering letter and CV.

Please click here to read the job description.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Emily Honey, Head of Fundraising on 01904 571080.

Closing date for applications is Friday 6 October 2017.