Development & External Relations Assistant

Development & External Relations Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Data Management

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  • Salary:

    £25k per year

  • Contact :

    Shweta Prabhakar

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7320

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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A College based in London are looking for a Development and External Relations Assistant. The successful candidate would need to Support the Senior Alumni Manager to build a more engaged and connected global Alumni community, increase the College's profile and unlock philanthropy. You would need to assist the Development team in the cultivation and stewardship of donors. To provide general administrative support to all members of the Development & External Relations department.
Key responsibilities
Work with the Senior Alumni Engagement Manager to promote and secure signups for a range of new Alumni volunteering opportunities
Assist in the promotion and development of the Alumni engagement software platform
Assist the Data and Insight Manager in maintaining the Alumni database
Work with the College reservations team to identify Alumni staying at the College that the team can cultivate and engage
Work alongside the team to develop the prospect pipeline and to keep it timely and relevant
Undertake desk research using google, LinkedIn and other online resources to develop profiles on potential donors using an agreed format
Undertake team related event administration including development of guest lists, invitation printing, running orders and guest profiles
Organise room bookings, catering, agendas and minutes for team-related events and activities
Provide administrative support to the Director of Development and External Relations when required
Person specification
Experience of working in either a fundraising, Alumni Relations or Experience customer service environment
Experience of working for multiple teams in a small department and undertaking tasks quickly and efficiently
Experience with databases (working knowledge of Raiser's Edge is desirable) including data entry and reporting
Excellent interpersonal skills, confident in interacting with a wide range of stakeholders both internally and externally

Ability to work well on your own, under one's own initiative and also
as a member of a team
Highly organised, able to plan and prioritise effectively
Numerate and confident in handling financial data
Excellent IT skills especially MS Office and Outlook
Ability to research using different research methodologies
Closing date: 11th February 2019