Individual Giving Officer

£26,000 - £29,210 per annum
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

We're working with an inspirational international development charity to recruit a proactive, autonomous, target driven and hands-on Individual Giving Officer.

The Company
This is a great opportunity to work for an ambitious membership organisation of global reputation and with an established track record of influencing policy and practice worldwide.The worlds oldest international human rights organisation and bases its work on the United Nations treaties.

The Role
The Individual Giving Officer will join a small and friendly team of six, composed of a Communications Manager, a Trust and Foundations Manager, a Major donor and Corporate Fundraising Manager and a Community and Outreach Fundraiser. Reporting to the Head of Fundraising and Communications, you will ensure quality and compliance in all aspects of the communications with donors and members. You will lead on the development of the individual giving programme currently delivering unrestricted income worth around 200,000 per annum.

Developing the individual giving programme- donor acquisition, development and retention through agreed direct marketing channels, including digital communications.
Maximising members engagement, retention and giving levels.
Produce engaging fundraising communications and compelling appeals for new and existing supporters, both in print and online.
Manage relationships with relevant agencies and suppliers where appropriate.
Monitor individual giving income, revise and implement plans as required to ensure income and expenditure targets are met and risk minimised.
Be responsible for the Raisers Edge database and the ImportOmatic processes.
Oversee gift processing and ensure the effective capture of all supporters data including gift aid declarations and types of consents.
Extract and segment data for campaigns, record and monitor communications with supporters, including email campaigns.

The Candidate
We are looking for a proactive, autonomous, digitally savvy and hands-on Individual Giving Officer. A good networker within the sector, you will also be aware of new trends and opportunities in fundraising, exploring these for the benefit of the organisation. You will need to have demonstrable experience of implementing individual giving and digital communications programmes and have experience of using the Raisers Edge.

A minimum of two years experience of hands-on direct marketing in the UK, including digital fundraising in an in-house individual giving role, and familiar with direct debit income processing and monitoring.
Experience of using a mass emailing software.
Experience of using a fundraising database and familiar with data selection processes.
Experience of managing relationships with key individual supporters and community groups.
A successful track record of working to and meeting income targets and deadlines.
A good understanding of fundraising principles and best practice (Fundraising Regulators Code of Fundraising Practice).

Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.