Fundraising Officer

Thank you for your interest in this role. As a charity, we are hugely proud of the work that we and our partners around the world do to provide women and girls with the chance to transform their lives through education.

The money that we raise each year allows us to both contribute to the financial needs of the partners we work with around the world, and also to invest in the capacity of women leaders and their organisations to become more effective, sustainable and resilient. We are looking for a proactive and organized individual to support our driven team in making our income levels increase more quickly than ever before to be able to reach more women and girls. 

At WONDER you would be joining a team who committed to working together to reach ambitious goals. We are looking for someone who isn’t afraid of a challenge but is also open to collaborating and refining ideas with teammates who are committed to your success. You’ll need to be someone genuinely exceptional to achieve these goals because, without you, we also will not be able to achieve our goals.  

This is a real chance to invest in the futures of vulnerable women and girls, giving them the tools to be agents of change in their own lives and those of their communities through education.  

If this is the sort of challenge that excites you, come and join us  

   

Key Roles and Duties 

It is your role to support and manage the planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluation of a broad range of fundraising activities, projects and promotions to raise funds for WONDER Foundation to support our projects and partners. You will work closely with the Fundraising Manager, Communications Manager and Development Director. More specifically this will include:  

   

Individual Fundraising: To increase the number of individual donors and the regular amounts received 

  • Supporting fundraisers:  
  • Delivering high-quality communications to community, peer and events fundraisers to receive consistently high levels of support during their fundraising activities 
  • Developing and sharing appropriate tools and materials to community, peer and events fundraisers to allow them to deliver high quality and high yielding fundraising activities 
  • Supporting donors:  
  • To track and record donations made to WONDER and ensure that the highest standard of donor care and management are achieved including appropriate thanks, recognition and reporting impact to donors. 
  • To manage and use the donor database to record and track all donor communications 
  • Expanding our supporter network: 
  • To contribute to WONDER’s new CRM system to enable us to best support different donors and fundraisers, working with other team members to ensure that all WONDER stakeholders increase their support for our work financially and in other ways 
  • To work collaboratively with the Communications Manager and Fundraising Managers to develop fundraising concepts for online fundraising and strategies for retaining and recruiting new individual donors 

 

Digital Fundraising: to grow income from digital platforms and the web3 space 

  • To grow and manage our presence on Digital platforms: 
  • Identify new opportunities to grow our global digital fundraising 
  • Grow our current income on platforms, including Global Giving, Benevity, B1G1 and others 
  • Produce monthly reports on all income streams 
  • To manage our web3 platforms: 
  • To monitor our Cryptocurrency income and collaborations on NFT platforms  
  • To ensure these relationships are managed appropriately, with timely thanking and correspondence to maximize relationship and future involvement 
  • To work with our communications Manager to grow our presence on Twitter and relevant channels and reach a wider web3 donor base 

 

Community Fundraising: 

  • To plan, implement, monitor and evaluate a broad range of activities, existing projects and promotions to raise funds for WONDER including:  
  • Engaging with schools, universities, community groups and parishes 
  • Seasonal fundraising campaigns (e.g. Christmas, Mother’s Day, Int. Women’s Day) 
  • Planning, recruiting and supporting the activities of peer-to-peer fundraisers 

 

Staff/Volunteer Management 

  • To recruit interns and volunteers to support you in delivering the fundraising strategy 
  • To manage external fundraising volunteers in line with the strategy and organisational capacity 

 

Collaboration with other staff and other duties  

  • To ensure that members of the team are fully aware of key issues, changes and organisational developments 
  • We are a small dynamic team; the post holder will work over a number of areas offering lots of opportunity to work with staff in different departments and learn about the different aspects of charity. This requires good communication skills, a collaborative attitude and a willingness to do other tasks not listed above as needed 

 

Person Specification  

You will have:  

  • A fluent, professional-level English 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with diverse audiences 
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and Salesforce 
  • The ability to work independently whilst being flexible to work as part of a busy and dynamic team 
  • Experience in managing a varied and busy workload 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to build relationships and motivate others 
  • Strong attention to detail and be highly accurate 
  • The creativity, proactivity and accountability for making decisions relating to fundraising projects 
  • An eagerness to learn new skills and adapt to change 
  • The willingness to work varied hours 
  • Demonstrable interest and engagement in issues related to social justice, poverty relief, solidarity, women’s rights and education and/or global development 
  • A commitment to WONDER Foundation’s vision, mission and approach 

 

Desirable skills and experience (we would not expect you to have all of these) 

  • Ability to make risk analyses and balance time-cost ratios to focus effort on the fundraising activities that are most appropriate and will have the highest chance of success 
  • Knowledge and experience of fundraising tools and methods 
  • Knowledge and experience in relationship management 
  • Experience managing volunteers 
  • Abilities in graphic design (e.g., InDesign, Photoshop, Canva) 
  • Language skills in Spanish or French (key languages of our overseas partners) 
  • Previous experience in the sector, including as a volunteer 

 

To apply:  

Please download the application form here.

Please send your CV and application to contact@wonderfoundation.org.uk with the subject line FO Application by the application deadline.  

Fundraising Officer

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Location:

10th July

Week of 17th July

September 2022

£26,000 – 30,000

Full-time

Hybrid home/office (3 days a week in Brixton)