Individual Giving Officer – Part Time

  • Job Reference: HKXLK2511/PK
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Free Tibet
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £28,000
  • Sector: Fundraising - Individual Giving
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Individual Giving Officer – Part Time
Brixton, SW2 (office and home based, with visits to the office once a week)

Are you an individual giving or direct marketing professional with great writing skills? Looking for an exciting role offering more autonomy and the chance to manage your own projects and gain line management experience? If so, read on.  

About Us

We are Free Tibet, a leading human rights organisation campaigning for an end to China’s occupation of Tibet, as well as the international recognition of Tibetans’ right to freedom.

Our vision is a free Tibet in which Tibetans are able to determine their own future and the human rights of all are respected. Funded entirely by our supporters across the world, we mobilise active support for the Tibetan cause, champion human rights and challenge those who sustain the occupation. We work closely with our research partner, Tibet Watch, to securely obtain, verify and distribute information and news from inside Tibet.

We are currently looking for an Individual Giving Officer to join us on a part-time basis, working 21 – 28 hours per week. As a flexible employer, we’re keen to discuss how/when these hours are worked.

The Benefits

- Salary of up to £28,000 pro rata
- Pension (employer contribution of 6%)
- 25 days’ holiday pro rata + Bank Holidays and Christmas shutdown
- Flexible working hours
- Interest free season ticket loans
- Training and development opportunities

This is a brilliant opportunity to grow your existing abilities, take the lead on a range of projects and influence the direction of Free Tibet’s future fundraising initiatives. 

For almost 70 years Tibetans have continued to demand their freedom. We mobilise active support for the Tibetan cause, champion human rights and challenge those whose actions sustain the occupation.

We are entirely funded by our supporters across the world, which is why fundraising plays such a vital role in our organisation. Here, you will have the chance to make a positive impact as part of a close-knit team and enable us to move further towards our vision of a free Tibet. 

The Role

As an Individual Giving Officer, you will oversee a variety of direct marketing projects to raise awareness of our work and maximise our income.  

In this varied role, you will deliver campaigns that include postal and online appeals, upgrade and reactivation mailings, email campaigns, regular giving and lead generation. 

Additionally, you will: 

- Recruit and supervise fundraising volunteers
- Create fundraising content and contribute to the Free Tibet magazine 
- Analyse and report on fundraising campaigns 
- Maintain supporter records

About You 

To join us as an Individual Giving Officer, you will need: 

- Experience of working in an individual giving or direct marketing environment 
- Strong communication skills to write clear and persuasive fundraising copy 
- The ability to work with, and interpret, data to draft reports on fundraising activities and apply learnings to future campaigns 
- A commitment to Free Tibet’s mission 

Advanced knowledge of MS Excel would be beneficial, as would experience of the following: volunteer management or other line management, budgeting, using a supporter database, managing publications through the printing process, and working with print/mailing suppliers. 

Other organisations may call this role Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Executive, Fundraiser, Individual Fundraising Officer, Campaign Executive, Fundraising Campaign Officer, Direct Marketing Executive, or Marketing Executive. 

Webrecruit and Free Tibet are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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