Part-time, Volunteer
Posted 3 years ago

Fundraising Assistant – Volunteer vacancy

Job Purpose: To provide support and assistance to the Fundraising Manager in all fundraising activities 

Fundraising Assistant – Volunteer Key Responsibilities: 

  • To work with and assist the Fundraising Manager with the planning, implementing, and marketing of fundraising activities and events. 
  • To build and maintain positive networks with fundraisers, volunteers and supporters, promoting the work of the organisation 
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the work of the organisation, fostering positive relationships with other departments

The postholder will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Contribute to the planning, development, and marketing of fundraising activities and participate in specific events and functions as directed
  • Assist with the research of potential fundraising opportunities, including new funders, sponsors and donors, using a range of resources
  • To ensure all relevant information about supporters and potential supporters is promptly and accurately recorded
  • Assist with the creation, production, and distribution of mailings to supporters and potential supporters
  • Ensure the database is kept accurate and up-to-date by recording changes, including mailing preferences, address details and financial information
  • Support the Trusts & Grants team to record grants application information
  • Support Social Media team supplying them with the necessary content
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the role


  • Demonstrable IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel.
  • Strong written, verbal, and oral communication skill
  • Clearly evidenced organisational skills, with good attention to detail
  • Team player
  • A proactive approach, managing own workload and working to deadlines
  • Good research and information management skills
  • An understanding of the charity sector and/or fundraising
  • Flexibility in working practices and working hours

Ongoing Fundraising training will be provided.

Employer: Axis Educational Trust

Industry: Education

Employment type: Volunteer

Work hours: 4-8 hours weekly. Flexible

Job location: Axis branches. Head office located at: 16-17 Grand Arcade, London, N12 0EH

Date posted: 2022-04-19

Valid through: Multiple candidates are required, hence, position is open until 2023-04-20.

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