Are you looking for your first fundraising role in the charity sector? If you enjoy a role with variety then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

You will play an important part in building philanthropy at Moorfields Eye Charity to help meet the aims of our ambitious five year business plan for growth, including securing philanthropic income for Oriel – our £100m joint fundraising campaign with UCL.. Your work will also support world-leading eye research, and education along with patient care, to provide life-changing eye health for millions of people in the UK and around the world.

About the role

This is a varied entry level fundraising role that will provide support to the director of development, head of philanthropy and wider team and Oriel campaign group. This is a hybrid role of administration and discrete project management which will offer lots of variety.

In this busy role you will have the opportunity to work with a range of stakeholders including senior members of the team and supporters. You will contribute to a range of fundraising projects including donor communications, stewardship and the charity’s small trust mailing programme. You will also assist with the delivery of events.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic self-starter with an interest in philanthropy. You will have excellent organisational skills and experience working to deadlines and prioritising work. You will enjoy working on a range of creative projects.

You will be a confident communicator able to engage supporters and stakeholders at all levels. You will have excellent writing skills and strong attention to detail.

Your ability to work as part of a busy, deadline focused team and be pro-active will be key to your success in this role.

How to apply

Please send your CV to Katharine at Charity People. If your application is successful, we’ll be in touch with further details and to arrange a phone or video call. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as interviews are happening on a rolling basis. We wish you all the best in your application.

Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.

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Location: London, City Road EC1 with hybrid working pattern

Salary: £23,295 to £27,406

Hours: Full-time

Benefits: Excellent package including 27 days annual leave + bank holidays

Reports to: Director of development

Closing Date: Rolling