Administrator – Fundraising Team

WR Fundraising Recruitment is delighted to be working with Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

We have an exciting office administration vacancy for an experienced administrator to work within a friendly fundraising team.


This is a brilliant opportunity to work within a friendly fundraising team on some inspirational fundraising projects and events. In a varied role, you will assist with the administration, planning and delivery of Major Gifts Special Events programme. Ensure effective database management (data input, amendments, running reports, creating data queries and sending supporter communications).


Duties to include:

  • Support the Philanthropy and Trust Fundraising Teams in all aspects of their work.

  • Carry out Trust and Major Donor (MD) fundraising research

  • Produce and update documents and spreadsheets, to assist with and co-ordinate mailings and correspondence and ensure that information is appropriately entered into the fundraising database (Raisers Edge) or relevant network folders.

  • Conduct prospect research using web based applications to help identify new supporter prospects and grant funding opportunities.

  • Update and maintain relevant areas of the fundraising database

  • Assist with the administration, logistics and volunteer co-ordination of cultivation, fundraising and stewardship events.

  • Collate guest lists, assist in the production of invitations/booking forms and manage responses. Research guests for profiles and assist with staff/volunteer briefings

  • Collate copy for programmes, table plans, prize lists etc. and liaise with designers and printers to produce associated print for the events.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable relevant experience in an admin role

  • Outstanding organisational and administrative skills with high level of attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal skills confident speaking to wide audience on phone and face to face with the ability to quickly form new working relationships and establish credibility

  • Excellent writing skills

  • High level of computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet and database experience)

  • Strong planning and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise a busy workload to meet deadlines

  • Drivers licence and access to own vehicle essential


To apply, please email a copy of your up to date CV. All suitable candidates will be asked to complete an application form.

The deadline for the return of applications is 9:00am – Monday 1st October 2018


Interview date: 9th October 2018


Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from one of our representatives within 1 week of applying, then your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Location

Tring, Hertfordshire


£17,000 per annum (pro rata for job share)


Full time (flexible working or job share considered)



Closing Date

1st October 2018

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This vacancy is being managed by Neil Price at WR Fundraising Recruitment. Call 020 3286 0375 or email for further details.

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