SW1P, London (Hybrid)
£22,500 per year
Contract, 1 Year, Full-time
Job description

We are currently looking for a Fundraising Administrator to join The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a non-formal education and learning framework operating in more than 130 countries and territories around the world, through which young people’s achievements outside of academia are recognised and celebrated.

We at The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation are the engine that drives and supports the Award’s growth, access, and impact across the globe.

It is our long-term ambition that every eligible young person aged 14 – 24 will have the opportunity to participate in the Award. Our vision is that 20% of them are from at risk and marginalised communities for whom the Award can be truly life changing.

The Award helps to inspire millions of young people. And it’s not limited by the boundaries of one programme or place. There are more than 1 million young people currently completing their own unique programme, via hundreds of thousands of youth-focused partners and operators, including schools, youth organisations, examination boards and youth offender institutions.

The purpose of this role is to support the team in managing fundraising initiatives and will be achieved through efficient administration, researching donor prospects, liaising with donors regarding financial transactions and communicating with donors at all levels on the team. This role will also be the departmental ‘champion’ for data and will hold responsibility for the accurate and timely input of Fundraising-specific information into the organisation’s management information systems.

About you

This role will suit a candidate who has previous administrative experience. You will have a positive and flexible approach to your work, demonstrating ability to problem solve. You will be a people person with the integrity and ability to hold confidential information is vital for this role.

As well, you will be a strategic, diligent, creative thinker with excellent communication and relationship-building skills, and keen to use this opportunity to build on the strong foundations already in place. You will be joining a small but effective, supportive, and collaborative team in which being a team player is vital. You will be motivated to pay attention to detail and take initiative and ownership of the responsibilities and tasks of the role.

This role is based in London, and you will need to be able to commute to the office. You will be required to attend meetings and events which will primarily take place within London, but occasionally may attend meetings in the UK or internationally. Please view the attached Job Description for further details on the role.

The closing date for applications is the 13 June 2022. Interviews will take place shortly after, and we are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

Application Instructions

To apply for this role, please ensure that you submit a cover letter (which should clearly show how you meet the requirements in the Job Description) and a CV. Your application will not be considered if you do not submit both documents. You must also have the right to work in the UK.

Posted on: 24 May 2022
Closed date: 13 June 2022 at 14:00
Job ref: Fundraising Administrator
Tags: Admin, Fundraising

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