Academy champions the study of peoples, cultures and societies – past, present and future. Bringing independence, authority and objectivity to complex issues, we contribute significantly to public policy, skills, education and research and help to shape both society and the economy.
This role is the ideal opportunity for someone looking to expand their knowledge and experience of educational fundraising as part of a supportive and ambitious team.
The post holder will assist with the organisation of development events which includes generating guest lists, managing invitations and mailing lists, acknowledging RSVPs and recording responses on the CRM database. They will carry out research, steward existing donors and assist with fundraising appeals, including recording and acknowledging gifts to the Academy through the CRM database. They will provide diary management and administrative support for the team.
The successful candidate will preferably have experience of working in the fundraising sector with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to form and build effective working relationships. They will have excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and will need to occasionally undertake evening/early morning work when required.
The Academy offers 34 days of annual holiday (not including bank holidays), excellent benefits (including a defined benefit pension scheme) and one of the best locations in London.
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Statement
As a key part of our People Strategy, the British Academy is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, promoting equal opportunity, and addressing under-representation. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We will make reasonable adjustments to support disabled job applicants and offer an interview to those meeting the minimum selection criteria.
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Closing date: 12pm (GMT) Friday, 6 August 2021.
Interview date: w/c Monday, 23 August 2021.