Enjoy getting to know people and come to understand why they support sepcific causes? Do you have a passion for supporting asylum seekers and people on the margins of society?
JRS UK is seeking to recruit a dynamic experienced Fundraiser on a full-time basis to support our work to accompany, serve, and advocate for refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.
JRS UK is looking to recruit an experienced Fundraising Manager on a full-time basis to develop and steward relationships with JRS supporters, with a particular focus on individual giving. You will work as part of the Communications and Outreach team, reporting to the Communications and Development Manager.
The role seeks to develop JRS UK’s individual giving portfolio, both through regular giving and one-off donations. This will involve acquiring new donors and working with the wider Communications and Outreach Team to develop an engaging donor journey, which encourages long-term support of JRS. The Fundraising Manager will be responsible for managing the end-to-end delivery of individual giving activity across a range of channels and for recruiting, stewarding and deepening support of JRS UK. The ideal candidate will enjoy getting to know people, understanding their motivations to support JRS UK – be this through financial giving, volunteering their time and skills, or through faith communities.
You will have prior experience of creating and delivering successful fundraising campaigns to grow income, utilising both traditional and digital techniques. Excellent communication skills and the ability to speak and communicate confidently is essential.
The Fundraising Manager will play a pivotal role in ensuring JRS UK diversifies and stabilises its income streams, ensuring the organisation can continue to accompany and support refugees and those who are forcibly displaced.
JRS UK aims to pay close attention to the experience of refugees it accompanies and all its external communications give priority to their voices, taking care to portray refugees as people with dignity, gifts, joys, hopes and sorrows. JRS UK fundraising activity fits within these broader ethical communications guidelines.
The ideal candidate will:
You will have the following skills and experience:
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours a week); open to part time for the right candidate or a job share.
Location: Office-based, Wapping, London (currently working from home due to COVID-19 restrictions). Open to applications from candidates looking for a longer-term hybrid home/office working.
Salary: £32 – 36K
Pension: Additional 10% of salary of employer’s contribution
If you have any questions about the role or the job description, please contact Megan on 020 7488 7328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 14th July, 12 noon
Shortlisting and interviews will take-place on a rolling basis. Early applications are encouraged.
All applications will be aknowledged on receipt.