Guildford, Surrey
£20,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 21 hours a week
Job description

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen in RASASC, and we are now recruiting for a Fundraising Assistant.

You will be mentored by our Fundraising Manager who is a Diploma Certificated member of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising. After completing a satisfactory probation period there will be an opportunity for you to be enrolled onto the Certificate in Fundraising, delivered by the Institute of Fundraising, to gain a foundation qualification in Fundraising.

RASASC is a registered charity which has been providing support to male and female victims of rape and sexual abuse (both recent and non-recent) and young people aged over 13, from across Surrey since 1992.

Main purpose of role:     

To support the Fundraising Manager with all aspects of fundraising, with a particular focus on donor stewardship, and small grants/trusts/community fundraising. 

The role will be hands on within a busy team and has the potential for you to learn and develop a variety of fundraising skills.

Responsibilities and key tasks:

  • To research and draft applications to small grants and trust for amounts up to £10,000
  • To oversee the stewardship of individual fundraisers to ensure that they are engaged with the charity, and their efforts/support recognised
  • Proactively use the fundraising database to develop and manage supporters and ensure all activities are recorded accurately and in line with GDPR
  • To assist the Fundraising Manager with the reconciliation of our income and financial processes, including the distribution and collection of our community collection boxes
  • To assist the Fundraising Manager with the planning and collation of the annual and biannual major funders monitoring reports requests
  • General fundraising/administration duties, as and when required
  • This role is expected to meet a small financial target of £33,000 per year.

    Knowledge, Skills and Attributes


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and a strong team player
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a diverse range of people
  • Ability to deal with information in a confidential manner
  • Highly organised with ability to prioritise a varied and demanding workload 
  • Confident IT skills including Microsoft Office
  • Desirable

  • Project management skills
  • Experience working in a voluntary sector organisation

In return, we can offer you 25 days’ annual leave and eight public holidays (both pro rata), contributory pension scheme and reimbursement of travel expenses at 40p per mile for official travel.

  • If you feel you would like to apply to become a member of our friendly team, where you can make a difference to the lives of those affected by rape and sexual abuse then please apply now.

    If you are interested in joining our team or if you have any questions about the role please do contact us.  or please complete the application form.

    Closing date for applications is: Friday 21st January 2022 12pm or earlier if sufficient responses are received early responses are advised.

    Please note if we receive a substantial amount of applications before Friday 21st January 2022 we will not continue to accept any further applications. Early applications are advised.

    Vacancy Downloads:

    Application form 

    How to Apply:

    Please complete the attached application form and return it to Liz Joyce 

    Please note we do not accept CVs.

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Posted on: 21 December 2021
Closed date: 20 January 2022
Tags: Campaigning, Fundraising

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