London, Greater London
£28,000 - £38,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Hours - Full time (35 hours per week - part-time / flexible working / job sharing may be considered)

Salary - £28,000 to £38,000 pro rata (starting salary dependant on experience)

Location – NW1, London

Reporting – Development Director


Fair Trials is a specialist human rights charity that exists to improve respect for the right to a fair trial in criminal cases. It is looking for an ambitious fundraiser with experience of trusts and foundations income generation to contribute to the achievement of Fair Trials’ fundraising strategy and to be a passionate and compelling advocate of Fair Trials’ work.


The Fundraiser will have the following main areas of responsibility:


  • Managing and developing Fair Trials’ portfolio of trusts and foundation donors;
  • Maintaining relationships and data relating to a small number of individual donors; and
  • Providing support to the Development Director.


The key skills, qualifications and experience needed include:



  • Experience of trust and foundation fundraising.
  • A passion for human rights and criminal justice.
  • Organisational skills including demonstrable experience of:
    • Working effectively independently;
    • Managing deadlines; and
    • Delivering under time pressure.
  • Communication skills including the ability to:
    • Communicate complex ideas and impact to a variety of audiences;
    • Create persuasive and compelling content;
    • Produce accurate and attractive written/visual communications; and
    • Communicate confidently and effectively in person including remotely, for example, by telephone and video call.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills including:
    • Excellent research skills;
    • Excellent attention to detail in both literacy and numeracy;
    • The ability analyse and clearly articulate data; and
    • Confidence with Excel spreadsheets.
  • A team-player and willingness to be flexible according to the demands of the organisation.
  • Demonstrable ability to maintain and develop professional relationships and networks.



  • Experience of independently managing a portfolio of trust and foundation funders, including prospecting, stewardship, and reporting on income.
  • Experience of individual giving funding and/or large trust/institutional applications and reporting.
  • Academic qualification and/or practical experience in law, human rights and/or criminal justice.
  • Experience of working for a small non-profit or charitable organisation.


The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 11 May 2020.


To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the Job Description (include “Fundraiser” in the subject).


For a full job description please visit our website. 

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Posted on: 09 April 2020
Closed date: 11 May 2020
Job ref: Fundraiser
Tags: Fundraising

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