Corporate and Philanthropy Executive
OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE
This exciting role will support on the delivery of income from a range of high-value donors within our philanthropy and corporate income streams. This position is key for both Helen Bamber Foundation and Asylum Aid and the postholder will work closely with the teams’ senior leadership, enabling the Head of Fundraising and Communications and the Executive Director to build successful funding partnerships.
We are looking for a bright and ambitious fundraiser who is looking to develop their fundraising, communication and event-planning skills, and who is excited by the opportunity to work closely with a diverse range of funders. The Corporate and Philanthropy Executive will be results-focused, well-organised and an effective communicator. This role best suits someone who is eager to learn and work as part of a tight-knit and successful team, and who can respond creatively and proactively to our current and future donors’ requests.
The candidate will preferably have some experience working or volunteering in the charity sector, and we welcome applications from candidates with transferrable experience, such as working in a client-facing role, in a communications position, copywriting or in event-planning.
As Corporate and Philanthropy Executive, you will be reporting to the Head of Fundraising and Communications and will have an allocation of your time dedicated to directly supporting the Executive Director of Fundraising and Communications to achieve ambitious but realistic team income targets. The post holder will perform a wide range of responsibilities, such as researching new funding partners, developing bespoke funding proposals, supporting the coordination of our flagship philanthropy and corporate event, helping to steward existing relationships with corporate and philanthropic partners and generating new income from new partners.
You will be part of a Fundraising and Communications team that is collaborative, proactive, effective and dedicated to supporting Survivors of trafficking and torture. We have a great culture of learning and nurturing our talent internally and we are looking for someone who shares our drive to build successful funding partnerships which deliver impact for Survivors.
Helen Bamber Foundation and Asylum Aid are equal opportunities and Living Wage employers. We are committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates as we are keen to make sure that our staff, trustees, volunteers and ambassadors reflect the communities we serve and the wider community we work in at every level within the organisation.
Please note that the successful candidate will be offered the job subject to suitable references and a DBS (CRB) check.
Please submit an up-to-date CV and a short covering letter outlining how your skills and experience match the listed duties, responsibilities and person specification to Alexandra Ciucu, Head of Fundraising and Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 am on Monday, 18th September 2023. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, so please apply as early as possible.
We regret that we can only respond to applicants who make it to the interview stage. No agencies please.
The Helen Bamber Foundation and Asylum Aid is an equal opportunities and Living Wage employer. We are committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates as we are keen to make sure that our staff, trustees, volunteers and ambassadors reflect the communities we serve and the wider community we work in at every level within the organisation. We particularly welcome applications from Minority Ethnicities.
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