Events and Fundraising Officer

We are looking for an energetic, results-driven individual to develop and deliver a business and fundraising strategy encompassing events, sponsorship and donor engagement.

Through the co-operative body Political Pixel, the successful applicant will be  working to support the activities of three of the UK’s most high-profile political websites:Left Foot Forward, Political Scrapbook and LabourList.

A strong performance over the course of an initial seven-month contract is likely to result in a permanent position.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Planning and securing sponsorship for a party conference programme, including organising receptions and policy events at Labour Party conference 2013.
  • Managing other policy and fundraising events, including a regular series of fundraising dinners.
  • Developing mutually-beneficial partnerships with organisations across the policy community, campaigns, media and the private sector.
  • Developing a programme of online appeals for one-off and regular donations.
  • Securing sponsorship and advertising revenue.

Your previous experience:

  • A track record of delivering successful events
  • Fundraising and donor relationship management
  • Knowledge of basic invoicing and accounts administration

Full training can be given on the job, but knowledge/experience of the following would be advantageous:

  • Web-based fundraising
  • A working knowledge of UK politics and current affairs
  • Familiarity with communications tools such as press releases, engagement with journalists etc

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter setting out why you meet our criteria to

Deadline is 5pm on Monday 25 February. Applicants to role previously advertised as 'Business Development and Fundraising Manager' need not apply.