Bristol, Bristol City
£24,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

ecancer currently features thousands of hours of free educational resources from around the world, including videos, e-learning and news, as well as an open access journal. We are a growing charity with ambitious goals and this post is an exciting investment in achieving these ambitions. It will be remote working at home until such time as it is safe to reopen our Bristol office.

Position overview:

To maximise income from individuals and trusts through compelling, creative and persuasive messaging and to develop and grow income by identifying and researching prospects and delivering exceptional supporter engagement activities.

Main responsibilities will include: 

  • Development of creative and compelling funding proposals with strong cases for support that will appeal to major charitable trusts, grant making bodies and individuals.

  • Accurate research of trusts and related funding bodies to understand their pattern of giving, ensuring applications are made at appropriate times and for activities which will attract their funding.

  • Securing donations from our users including visitors to our website, registered users, social media contacts and other stakeholders.

  • Establish effective working relationships with individuals, major charitable trusts and other stakeholders.

  • To effectively manage the schedule of reports and updates required by funders and deliver accurate and engaging overviews that secure on-going support.

  • Research and identify new individual giving prospects, prioritising opportunities appropriately and developing appropriate engagement plans for each individual as required. 

  • Build and maintain strong personal relationships with a wide range of individuals, both externally and internally.

  • To use the fundraising database effectively, ensuring all information is accurately recorded and in a timely manner.

  • To keep the Project coordinator fully informed of all activities at regular one to one meetings and prepare reports and information as and when required.

  • Work closely with colleagues to ensure a thorough understanding and knowledge of the work of ecancer Global Foundation. 

Skills required:

  • Experience of successfully securing income through fundraising activities, ideally including from individuals and grant-making organisations

  • An understanding of how to create and deliver powerful and compelling cases for support.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for working with colleagues and external funders at all levels

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to research

  • Good IT skills

  • Ability to work in teams 

  • Ability to complete objectives to timescales

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

The successful candidate will be involved in workshops to develop key messages and ongoing training and support will be provided. 

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organisation.


Posted on: 09 February 2021
Closed date: 26 February 2021
Tags: Fundraising