London, Greater London
£28,000 - £35,000 per year (pro-rata), 21 hours/week, depending on experience, + NI + 4% pension contributions
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

We are looking for a Fundraising Officer to join the dynamic LRMN team. LRMN is a thriving organisation and one of the most established refugees and migrants’ organisations providing services in London but focusing in south and southeast London boroughs. Our services include specialist legal advice and information on immigration, housing and welfare, providing therapeutic and practical support to women who survived gender based violence, helping our service users access employment, training and volunteering opportunities, prevent mental health problems,  integrate and engage in their community.

As our Fundraising Officer you will take responsibility for successful delivery of LRMN’s Fundraising Strategy 2020-2023 and develop internal fundraising practice and knowledge. You will proactively seek out funding opportunities, develop project concepts and proposals, and prepare and submit detailed applications for funding. You will work closely with the CEO, Campaigns and Communications Officer and managers at LRMN to ensure key messages, relevant services and other important information are incorporated in all fundraising applications and activities.

To be successful, you must have at least 4 years’ experience of fundraising with good knowledge of a range of traditional and innovative fundraising methods and practices, proven experience of thinking, developing and delivering strategically and demonstrable record in developing and writing successful funding bids of at least £500k per year.

Awareness of issues and barriers faced by refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in accessing appropriate services is important and experience of working in the voluntary sector particularly in legal and welfare advice sector is desirable. You should be highly motivated and can work alone or as part of a team.

If you do not hear from us within 6 weeks after the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted this time.

LRMN is an equal opportunity employer.

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Posted on: 15 May 2020
Closed date: 15 June 2020
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development