£26,000 - £30,000 per year
Contract, Part-time, Temporary, 3-6 month part- or full-time, subsequently part-time (extension dependent on funding), Full-time
Job description

We are seeking an experienced fundraiser to obtain funding that will allow us to focus on our core strategic objectives in the medium and long-term. We would like to hear from motivated, organised and enthusiastic individuals with a passion for civil liberties and human rights.

If you believe you are the right match for this role, please send us a statement of no more than 1,000 words setting out how you would approach the role and tasks as set out below and describing your relevant experience. Please also attach a copy of your CV.

You are welcome to work from our office in central London, but remote working is also possible.

Contract: Part- or full-time for three to six months, subsequently part-time (days/hours negotiable) with extension dependent on funding and subject to review. Three-month probationary period. Depending on the candidate, this can also be carried out as a consultancy role.

Salary: Up to £30,000 FTE, negotiable depending on experience and skills.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 7 December, 09:00 GMT. Interviews to take place in the week starting 13 December.

The successful applicant will:

  • Identify funding opportunities through databases, search engines and contacts
  • Make contact with potential funders in order to better understand their priorities and interests, and to initiate discussions on funding opportunities
  • Prepare letters of interest, funding proposals and applications
  • Identify ways in which the organisation could increase its income through other means (e.g. individual donors, income-generating activities)
  • Lead the development of our funding strategy
  • Assist with the development of our communications strategy
  • Identify and implement a system for managing our relationships with existing individual donors

Person specification:

  • Track record of successful fundraising in the non-profit sector, in particular in relation to civil liberties and human rights (and concretely with regards to surveillance, policing and migration)
  • Wide knowledge of the non-profit fundraising environment
  • An interest in our work and a commitment to our vision and mission
  • A solid understanding of the social and political environment in which Statewatch operates and the threats and opportunities posed by it
  • Ability to work independently and take the initiative
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Posted on: 16 November 2021
Closed date: 07 December 2021
Tags: Fundraising

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