E2, London (On-site)
£40,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 4 days per week (full time negotiable)
Job description

Job summary

This exciting role is mission critical for Consortium for Street Children. The postholder will have the opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of many children living in street situations, with a high level of influence and empowerment in the organisation.

  • Reporting: To the Chief Executive
  • Annual leave: 25 days + Bank Holidays
  • Pension: Employer contribution of 5% of gross salary
  • Location: 15 Old Ford Road, Room 11, St Margaret’s House, London, E2 9PJ, UK


Specific Tasks and Responsibilities


  • Design and lead on implementing a fundraising strategy that will guarantee the healthy development of CSC.
  • Contributing to the organisational strategy and operations as a member of the senior management team

Pipeline development

  • Be responsible for building on CSC’s current and previous support bases, as well as identifying and securing new sources of income compatible with CSC’s mission, vision and values.
  • Develop a pipeline of donors for CSC core costs budgeting purposes

Grant fundraising

  • Research, budget for and write tailored applications to trusts, foundations and multilateral and bilateral agencies ensuring an accurate match of priorities, interests and potential of each funder with CSC’s size, scope and organisational strategy.
  • Lead pro-actively on CSC’s relationships with current and prospective corporate donors including timely contacts, appropriate invitations and submission of regular reports.


  • Coordinate the work of the CSC Development Board, with regular reporting on fundraising strategy, pipeline and progress against targets.  Support the Development Board to help organise events for high net worth individuals and corporate partners.

Organisational responsibilities

  • Line managing CSC’s Marketing and Communications Officer and supporting CSC’s digital and communications strategy
  • Ensure that there are effective administrative services to support and monitor our fundraising activities. This may include email marketing, pipeline tracking, accurate logging income, donor stewardship, and reconciling income in consultation with the Finance and Operations Coordinator.
  • Use Salesforce as a customer relationship management tool for all donors and potential donors
  • Providing support and partnership opportunities to members of the CSC network.


Person specification

  • A track record in fundraising with a range of donors and securing six figure and multi-year gifts (essential)
  • Strong communication skills including the facilitation of meetings and events; representing an organisation in high-profile settings and of public speaking; working with a wide range of stakeholders (essential)
  • Experience of developing and delivering successful fundraising strategies (essential)
  • Proven management experience including managing people and good team collaboration skills (essential)
  • Experience in using relationship management processes and IT systems (SalesForce or CRM or other industry equivalent) (essential)
  • Experience in a relevant digital or communications role (desirable)
  • Excellent English Language skills (essential)
  • Additional language skills (desirable)
  • An understanding and curiosity about child rights programming as well as the key issues for street connected children and the organisations that support them (essential)



Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to having varied perspectives and welcoming all forms of diversity; we know that will bring power to our purpose and ensure our work has the impact we desire. As a result, we actively encourage a diverse range of candidates to apply for roles with CSC, ensuring our work reflects a range of different cultures, approaches, and thinking styles including but not limited to diversity in age, ethnicity, gender identity and sexual orientation, life experience, physical and mental ability.


Application Instructions

To apply for this role, please submit the following:
• Your CV
• A cover letter (no more than two sides of A4)
• Details for two references including their name, role, relationship to you, email address and telephone number.

Please note that you must have the legal right to work in the UK to apply for this role.

More about Consortium for Street Children

The Consortium for Street Children (CSC) is a global network that raises street children’s voices, promotes th... Read more

Posted on: 21 January 2022
Closed date: 12 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Fundraising

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