London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£21,000 per year
Contract, 5 month contract, Full-time
Job description

Reporting to the Head of Communications and Giving within the Executive Department, you will be at the forefront of delivering our UK Aid Match (UKAM) campaign, ‘By Her Side’ which will run this summer. You will perform a variety of tasks within the fundraising and communications team to support the smooth delivering of the campaign, including preparation for the campaign, regularly collecting data on fundraising, engagement and views to monitor how the campaign is progressing and report back to the Social Change Agency on this progress. You will be good at working in a team in a varied, fast paced environment, and will be given close support and guidance to undertake the tasks detailed below:

Key Responsibilities:


  • Work closely with the Head of Communications and Giving and other members of the Fundraising and Communications Team to assist in supporter liaison and fundraising communications activities in relation to the UKAM campaign.
  • Support the Fundraising and Communications Intern to ensure all donors are thanked in an appropriate and timely manner.

Fundraising data collection and analysis

  • Work with the Fundraising and Communications Team to monitor the progress of all UKAM events and activities.
  • Ensure the UKAM C2 document is kept up to date with accurate data on fundraising targets, engagement metrics and opportunities to view (OTVs).
  • Report back to the Social Change Agency on campaign data on a monthly basis, and make sure any feedback is passed onto the team.
  • Prepare the end of campaign report for the Social Change Agency using the data from throughout the campaign.


  • Support the Communications and Fundraising Officer with the organisation and on the day support of UKAM events, as well as third party events and any collections that may take place.

Fundraising administration

  • Work with the Fundraising and Communications Intern to cover all general correspondence, which will likely increase in volume during the campaign period, including monitoring email inboxes and processing post.
  • Undertake any other duties as and when required by the line manager and/or overview manager.


Person Specification:

Afghanaid is seeking an enthusiastic individual to play a key part in delivering our UK Aid Match campaign. We are looking for someone who is passionate about Afghanaid's work and core values, with a professional and friendly manner who can engage with a variety of stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be looking to gain hands valuable on experience in a fundraising and communications team.

Other Information:

Afghanaid’s core values are creativity, fairness and honesty. Our staff are passionate about their work and Afghanaid. Teamwork is fundamental and demonstrated by taking initiative, assisting others and taking on additional responsibilities and tasks if necessary. We are results driven, committed and motivated to achieve targets and take accountability for our own actions.


Please read the full JD and person specification attached.

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Posted on: 14 April 2022
Closed date: 08 May 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: Fundraising Assistant
Tags: Fundraising

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