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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 jobs@polpix.co.uk.

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

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