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Fundraising Research Assistant

Fundraising Research Assistant

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Education & Training, Major Donor, Fundraising Support

  • Contract type:

    Temporary / Interim

  • Salary:

    Up to £14.31 per hour + holiday pay

  • Contact:

    Samantha Johnston

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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  • Start date:

    January TBC

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Fundraising Research Assistant to join an innovative university within their development office. Here you will assist the fundraising and campaigns manager identifying fundraising prospects of the university in the UK and internationally. You will be an integral member of the team where you will maintain the and update the prospect racking system aiding in the development of the department.

Within this role you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects including working alongside multiple international offices.

Research Funding Assistant qualities:
*Experience working within a higher education environment
*An interest in fundraising and a commitment to prospect research
*Excellent analytical and research skills
*Ability to collect, assess information and draw conclusions quickly
*Working knowledge of an Asian or European language (desirable)
*Knowledge of the UK Data Protection Act
*Proficient with a CRM database such as Raiser's Edge or Blackbaud

Here are a few things you might get up to:
*Evaluate and rate major gift prospects in the UK and overseas
*Produce and present detail research briefings
*Utilising current research resources
*Prioritising prospects and working on the database to add and cleanse data
*Assist with the development of knowledge of alumni, friends and key supporters
*Attend fundraising dinners and alumni events
*Follow and promote the Universities policies

This is a part time role of up to 20 hours. If this is a role that is of interest to you, please apply now or call Shenique art TPP. We are particularly interested in applicants who have experience working within Asian markets.