The role of the Fundraising Assistant is to assist the Funding Manager with arranging events and securing opportunities to raise funds for the charity.
Making calls to local businesses to ask for raffle prizes and/or sponsorship.
Contacting potential venues/Councils to hold events.
Approaching the general public to sell raffle/events tickets.
Processing enquiries from the general public and issuing event information packs.
Confidently use emails, telephone calls and printed documents to promote events.
Distribute event promotional literature in person/by post.
Attend ongoing training and strive constantly to improve your abilities.
Faithfully carry out all tasks delegated by the Funding Manager or person in charge.
Maintain any paperwork required by the Funding Manager.
Read and follow notices left by the Manager or other staff.
Be aware of, follow, and help to implement our Health and Safety Policy and procedures.
Give good notice of holidays or days when not available.
Give notice as soon as possible when unable to attend your shift.
Fundraising Assistants have many diverse tasks and always need to be friendly and professional with clients and the general public.
Key skills and qualities include:
Outgoing nature/Confidence to approach strangers and businesses to promote events and ask for sponsorship/sell tickets.
Flexibility to do different tasks.
Ability to be friendly and polite, even when tired, or under pressure.
Ability to follow procedures correctly, such as processing money for raffle tickets.
Please note: This job is not covered by BeSpotted applicant protection.