City of London, London
£23,000 per annum
Job description
Do you have the passion and potential to start or build your career in fundraising? Are you great at building relationships? Do you want to develop or use your communication and project management skills to deliver great partnerships? Do you want to work collaboratively across an organisation with a well-known and loved brand to make a difference to the lives of seriously ill children? Then this is the job for you!

This is a unique opportunity to support the delivery of the charity’s highest value, award winning corporate partner. Within a team of four, this role will specifically provide administrative support to fundraising events, campaigns, communications and stewardship within the partnership, delivering an exceptional supporter experience to the partner as we approach a £20m, 10yr fundraising milestone.

You’ll also support an opportunity to re-pitch and secure a multi-year, multi-million pound extension to the partnership via a staff vote process. This will cement the legacy defining nature of the partnership and if successful provides great opportunity for the postholder to apply for an extended/permanent contract as the partnership progresses.

About the team

This fast-paced role sits within a partnership team of four, dedicated to the delivery of our largest Corporate Partnership. The team is comprised of a Senior Manager, Manager, Senior Executive and Assistant (this role). This team also sits within our wider Partnership Management, and Partnerships team as a whole, who together as a team of around 20, secure and deliver around £7m of vital income for GOSH.

The Partnership Management function of our Corporate Partnerships team are high-performing, supportive and passionate, they play an important role in supporting GOSH Charity to deliver our new organisational strategy – we’ll be raising £7m next year alone.

About you

This may be your first role in fundraising, or you may have already started your career. It’s a busy and important role, so you’ll need to hit the ground running, but there’s also tons of opportunity to develop, and gain excellent experience working on the partnership, in the wider team, and collaborating across the charity. Regardless of your experience, you’ll see this as a great opportunity and not a short-term contract – this role has so much to offer with the potential to extend your time with us significantly.

The ideal candidate will:

- Be super organised, great at managing a varied workload
- Be creative, not just in the support you give to fundraising and communications, but in problem solving too
- Have a real flair for confidently building strong relationships with a range of people at different levels across the charity and with our partners.

About the Charity

Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill
children starts with you.

Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - we offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We recognise that people from some backgrounds are under-represented in our workforce and across the wider Charity sector. In April 2021 we launched our ambitious three-year EDI strategy committing to becoming a more inclusive workforce, reflecting the diverse communities that we work with and for and demonstrating this through all our areas of work.

A more diverse workforce will enable us to deliver even more impact and we particularly encourage applications from communities which are under-represented in the charity. This includes people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds, people with a disability, people who are LGBT+ or who are from less advantaged socioeconomic groups.

Further information on our EDI strategy can be found on our website.

Our approach to hybrid working

This role is based in our Central London office (WC1N, opposite Russell Square underground) with the option to work remotely up to three days a week.

Please refer to the full job description below for more information.

How to Apply

Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. You are encouraged to include a cover letter with your application, and should refer to the 'GOSH Charity Information Pack' on the Careers page of our website before you apply.

Closing date: Midnight on 25th January.

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment.

Ref: 106 208
Posted on: 14 January 2022
Closed date: 25 January 2022
Job ref: 106208
Tags: Fundraising