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Individual Giving Officer

N1, London (On-site)
£29,500 per annum (including London Allowance)
Job description

Sense has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join our successful Engagement team as an Individual Giving Officer. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week, based at our Head Office in King’s Cross, London.

Title: Individual Giving Officer
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Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time
Location: King's Cross, London
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £29,500 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)

About the role 
In this key role, you will work closely with our Supporter Retention and Development Manager to deliver our donor development and retention programme. Working in line with annual income targets, you will utilise a variety of direct marketing channels to drive engagement. You will also be responsible for developing strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

The Individual Giving & Legacies team is a key driver of voluntary income for Sense, and continued investment is reflected in our 3-year Engagement strategy. We are now looking for an experienced and motivated fundraiser to join the ambitious team to help us drive even greater success going forward.

About you 
We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Charity and fundraising experience -  ideally within an Individual Giving team.
  • Proven experience of working on direct marketing campaigns across a variety of channels within a charity.
  • A good understanding of the use and potential of CRM databases and experience of segmentation and data selection criteria.
  • Demonstrable creative judgement and copy writing skills.
  • A diligent and process-driven approach.
  • Experience of working with stakeholders, agencies and printers.
  • Strong time management skills, able to prioritise and an ability to work under pressure.

About us 
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: Sunday 26 January 2020
Interview date: W/C 3rd February 2020


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application process.

We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 15 January 2020
Closed date: 26 January 2020 at 23:59
Job ref: 155217_S
Tags: Fundraising, Marketing