London (Hybrid)
£23,053 pro-rata with excellent benefits.
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Want to use your administration skills to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Philanthropy and Trust Team Coordinator to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good.

The WaterAid Philanthropy and Trusts team manages partnerships with individual philanthropists, trusts and foundations, and has team members supporting on events, communications and prospect research. With thirteen members working across different disciplines, we aim to raise £6.2M per year from philanthropists, trusts and foundations, focusing on grants over £10k per annum. This highly skilled team has delivered transformational growth over the past few years and aims to continue our innovative, ambitious work.

As our organised and proactive Team Coordinator you will provide a comprehensive administrative service to a dynamic team of fundraisers, support team finance and data processes and create compelling fundraising materials tailored to different audiences.

This is a full-time 10-month fixed-term contract role based in our Canary Wharf, London office.

Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter into one document in either Word Document or PDF format.

Applications will close on 06 July 2022 at 23.59.

Shortlisting and interviews may take place on a rolling basis and the application process will close if a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date.

In this role, you will provide a comprehensive administrative service to the team as well as supporting fundraising across the various functions.

You'll also:
* Monitor team income and expenditure, working with account managers, finance and data colleagues to ensure that figures are accurate and coded correctly.
* Manage the best practice use of appropriate reports/software/tools to ensure accurate and effective tracking of donor gifts, opportunities and team KPIs.
* Serve as the Database Champion for the team, supporting colleagues with best practice use of the system. Maintain accurate records on WaterAid's database (e.g. logging enquiries, new contact details, event participation and income monitoring) ensuring compliance with GDPR and other data protection regulations
* Build and maintain strong working relationships with other teams' administrators and coordinators to ensure the smooth running of the Philanthropy and Trusts team.
* Support Philanthropy and Trust Managers on partnerships as required.

To be successful, you'll need:
* A successful track record of working within a busy team, including managing specific projects alongside day-to-day administration;
* An ability to problem-solve and prioritise workload independently, delivering against objectives to a high standard;
* Experience of working collaboratively and building effective working relationships with colleagues and external suppliers, able to adapt approaches and influence others to get things done.

Salary - £23,053 pro-rata with excellent benefits.WaterAid benefits include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Wide range of flexible and agile-working arrangements
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Free annual eye tests
  • Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave.
  • Sabbaticals
  • Volunteer Day

Additional Information:

WaterAid is currently located at Canary Wharf, London and this will be your location and contract base. We support and enjoy a hybrid working environment, this includes regular attendance in the London office to connect with each other. We look forward to discussing with you how you can best deliver in your new role at interview stage.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate pre-employment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us.

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Posted on: 24 June 2022
Closed date: 07 July 2022 at 00:11
Job ref: VN593
Tags: Fundraising, Intl Development