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Just for Kids Law is a dynamic charity working with and for children and young people to hold those with power to account and fight for wider reform. We do this by providing legal representation and advice, direct advocacy and support, and through strategic litigation, campaigning and equipping others to work for children’s rights.
We are looking for a dynamic self-starting Fundraising Officer to play a pivotal role in the organisation. You will work to establish, maintain and develop the effective planning and delivery of a key part of the organisation’s fundraising work with a focus on trusts and foundations, high net worth individuals and some corporate fundraising. This will involve writing applications, reporting back to funders, maintaining and developing relationships with them, organsing events and seeking out new funding opportunities.
Just for Kids Law has a strong reputation for punching well above its weight. Fundraising is a vital part of our work and this is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who wants to seize the initiative and help us to achieve great results.
You will be starting out on your career, have a keen interest in fundraising and be able to demonstrate all the right attributes to be a successful fundraising officer. You will also have the ability and skill to produce excellent fundraising applications and be adept at managing external relationships with funders as well as working effectively with busy colleagues in our programmes and legal teams. We want a candidate who is happy to multi-task and is willing to work hard to achieve impressive results.
The Fundraising Officer will work closely with the Chief Executive and the other Directors on the Senior Management Team as well as being well connected to the whole staff team. They will have the chance to learn and develop new skills and lead exciting initiatives. We are a friendly and supportive organisation providing a unique opportunity for somebody to make a real impact.
Please apply in writing with a CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages setting out how you meet the requirements of the role based on the job description.
Just for Kids Law believes in the value of a diverse workforce and encourages applications from people from all ethnic, cultural, religious and social backgrounds: in particular, people from BAME, LGBTQI+, etc. We strive to create a diverse working environment where anyone, regardless of background, can thrive.
Contract term: Permanent
Location: Central London (currently Islington)
Hours: 35 hours (full time)
Pension: 5% per matching following probation. 4% matching during probation
Leave: A full time member of staff has 30 days annual leave which includes three days to be taken at Christmas in addition to bank holidays (usually 8)
Probation period: 6 months
Salary Payment method: Payment is made by electronic transfer on or shortly before the 28th of each calendar month covering payment for that same calendar month.
These details are provided for information only and do not form part of an employment contract or job offer.
Interviews will take place on 6th and 10th September 2019