London, Greater London
£22,788 per year
Contract, 1 year, Full-time
Job description

High Value Assistant (FTC)

Location: Head Office, London (currently working remotely)

Salary: £22,788 per annum

Refuge is the UK’s largest single provider of specialist domestic abuse services and we are proud to be a leader in our field and an employer of choice, with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  


This fantastic opportunity is in our fundraising team for a motivated, flexible, creative and proactive individual with strong written and numerical skills, who can remain calm under pressure and while juggling a multitude of tasks.

The High Value Giving Assistant is a new post within the Fundraising team and will play a vital role, undertaking key research and supporting the team with administrative tasks. Reporting into the Major Donor Manager but working across the High Value (major donor and trusts) team, this role will help the team to identify and prioritise donors and networks who will add the most value to the programme.

The post holder will also support the team to provide the highest possible level of stewardship to our donors though supporting a programme of engaging activities and communications.

We are looking for someone who shares our values. Refuge is committed to equitable recruitment - we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, Any special accessibility requirements will be accommodated at interview.

Essential Skills or Experience

You will have a track record of Identifying, collecting and analysing research data to produce narrative reports, Knowledge of and ability to use Raiser’s Edge or CRM database to capture, manage and report on data, Ability to juggle many tasks at once and work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy and Ability to use Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook, access and the internet) to produce fundraising reports, spreadsheets and presentation documents.

You will have experience of working in an administrative function with basic understanding of fundraising practices.


Refuge offers: a competitive salary with annual progression within points of the salary grade; 28 days annual leave increasing to 30 days; a pension scheme that includes a 6% employer contribution; as well as a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

Other information

Closing Date: 4th October 2021 09.00am

Interview Date: 12th October 2021

This is a 1 year Fixed Term contract, Full Time Role with 37.5 hours per week.

A basic DBS certificate will be required for this role.

Refuge is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work. 

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Refreshed on: 24 September 2021
Closed date: 04 October 2021
Job ref: 0541
Tags: Admin, Fundraising