Bangor, Gwynedd
£18,250 - £20,246 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Fundraising Assistant
Reference: DEC20214868
Location: Flexible in Wales
Salary: £18,250 - £20,246 per annum
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, 24 days Annual Leave

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our successful Fundraising and Communications team in RSPB Cymru; helping to raise the much needed funds to continue our work to save nature.

As a Fundraising Assistant you will play a key role in every step of the fundraising process; from identifying opportunities and working with colleagues and partners to shape vital projects and exciting new initiatives, through to preparing bids, submitting claims and managing the delivery of funding conditions.

What the Job Involves:

  • Ensuring accurate administration of funding contracts.
  • Compiling and submitting timely grant claims to funding organisations.
  • Identifying the requirements of our funders, and managing the delivery of any funding.
  • Ensuring funder engagement activity is correctly branded and represents our organisational values.
  • Identifying potential external funding sources and matching these to agreed priority work.
  • Completing funding bids tailored to external funding bodies in order to secure income to drive forward RSPB work.
  • Working with colleagues across the society to increase the understanding and awareness of RSPBs work to save nature amongst funders.
  • Planning and attending appropriate meetings to manage funder and partner relationships
  • Providing administrative support to the fundraising team
  • Producing regular reports to assess progress

Essential skills, knowledge and experience:

  • A track record in office or project administration
  • Experience of collating, analysing and presenting financial information
  • A good working knowledge of Excel
  • An understanding of project management principles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A solutions focussed approach
  • The ability to work under your own initiative as part of a team

Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Understanding of the charity sector and associated fundraising techniques.
  • Knowledge of and/or passion for conservation and the natural world

Please note that whilst Welsh Government continues to advise us to work from home where possible this role can be conducted remotely from home, but as guidance and Covid restrictions are lifted, the role will be based at either one of the RSPB Cymru main offices: Cardiff or Bangor.

This is a Permanent, Full-Time role. 

Closing Date: 23:59, 16th January 2022
We will be looking to conduct interviews for this position from Monday 24th January 2022. 

The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

To Apply and for more information:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 21 December 2021
Closed date: 16 January 2022
Job ref: 159501_RB
Tags: Admin, Fundraising