Stratford, Greater London
£30,000 - £35,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description



Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum

Contract length: Permanent

Location: Stratford w/ high-flex

Application Deadline: Sunday 10th October 2021, 23:55


Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with strong organisational skills and fundraising experience that can help us beat cancer?


Why we need you


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Gift Associate, supporting the frontline fundraising work of Leadership and Major Gift fundraisers for the Philanthropy team. We need you to provide administrative and operational support to the team in the delivery of fundraising activities, and coordinate the work streams on behalf of the Philanthropy programme including: meeting coordination, agendas, notes and advance preparation.


What will I be doing?


Make an impact every day by…

  • Supporting the Major and Leadership Gift fundraisers in frontline fundraising activity, including support of preparation for donor meetings and events, preparation of briefings, meeting collateral and drafting briefings for senior volunteers and CRUK leadership.

  • Working with the Prospect Research team and other fundraisers across CRUK and the Crick to assist in identifying and undertaking initial qualification on prospects

  • Working with colleagues in Philanthropy Services to organise, attend and support prospect tracking meetings

  • Owning the delivery and management of Major and Leadership Giving team meetings

  • Acting as an ambassador and key point of contact for Major and Leadership Giving and encourage collaboration across CRUK, championing opportunities for working across Directorates

  • Developing a strong working knowledge of the campaign priorities and scientific work of CRUK, its institutes and centres, the Crick, Cancer Grand Challenge Programme, and pipeline of talent.


What skills are you looking for?


You’ll be able to bring to the role…

  • Familiarity with basic fundraising principles and strategies.

  • Demonstrated experience of successful multi-tasking against often competing deadlines

  • Experience of synthesising large amounts of information and making recommendations; ability to track down information from a variety of sources; ability to evaluate problems accurately and display good, sound, and confidential judgment.

  • Excellent project management and organisation skills with strong attention to detail; excellent writing skills with strong comfort with technology (knowledge of databases, Excel, PowerPoint and other platforms).

  • Ideally, knowledge and experience of working in a fundraising operation.


What will I gain?


Without you we wouldn’t be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, childcare vouchers and much more. You’ll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately, you’ll know that you’ll be changing lives through your work. 


If you’re as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years

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Posted on: 23 September 2021
Closed date: 10 October 2021
Tags: Fundraising