This is an exciting opportunity for someone keen to pursue a career in philanthropic fundraising front line or back office. You will have full exposure to all aspects of development and alumni relations, and have the opportunity to implement the new development strategy for the Francis Holland School, Regent’s Park.
Job Purpose: To support the Development Manager in the day to day running of the Development Office with a key focus on producing data reports using CRM system Toucan Tech (full training will be provided) and event/stewardship liaison.
The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, highly organised individual with some fundraising/events experience, and an ability to keep an eye on the detail. A flexible and hands-on approach is essential, as the candidate will work closely with many teams including Marketing and Alumni Relations.
- Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders.
- Promote the benefits of the Development function to past and present parents/alumni at school events.
- Plan special events for High Net Worth Individuals, liaise with venues, send invitations, receive RSVPs, prepare names badges for registration and so on.
- Research new donors and fundraising streams (from current and past parents, alumni and corporate/local businesses) & manage pipelines.
- Keep abreast of fundraising best practice at all times.
- Administration and coordination of all fundraising campaigns at the school.
- Manage Gift Aid applications and record individual donor and recognition details.
- Help prepare donor reports and gift agreements.
- Ensure the development pages on the website are up-to-date. This involves coordination with the Marketing team.
- Respond to parent enquiries (face-to-face, phone, email and online) in a timely manner.
- Administer all outgoing fundraising communications to parents and alumni, including thank you letters for donations and stewardship reports.
- Input incoming donations on the database and coordinate with the Accounts department.
- Other administrative tasks to be specified that are associated with the varied nature of this role
To apply please download an application form from our website.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Statutory checks including a satisfactory DBS certificate and references will be a requirement for this role. This role is classed as regulated activity with children as it involves working within the school on a day-to-day basis with regular and frequent opportunity for contact with children and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974.