Fundraising Officer

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline:



1B Waterlow Road
Greater London
N19 5NJ
United Kingdom



With support from the Director, you will be responsible for the implementation of PBI UK’s fundraising strategy.

Trusts and Foundations

-         Maintain relationships with existing funders and meet reporting requirements

-         Research and identify new opportunities and make plans for approach

-         Maintain and update fundraising systems

-         Work with the Director and Advocacy Officer to conceptualise and develop projects

-         Coordinate with PBI field projects on joint proposals

-         Write and submit high quality grant applications and budgets

-         Evaluate and further develop fundraising strategy jointly with the Director

Individual Giving

-         Implement stewardship and communication plans for individual supporters (e.g. individual givers) and fundraising events to ensure that they are receiving the highest level stewardship

-         Take responsibility for donor thanking (sending thank-you emails letters, cards, making calls as appropriate)

-         Ensure compliance with data protection regulations and update systems as necessary

-         Help to grow our individual supporter base and reach new audiences

-         Manage the installation and implementation of a CRM system and use the system effectively to manage relationships

-         Analyse the activity and income of fundraisers and donors, undertake reviews and make recommendations

-         Identify any major donors, trustees of trusts and organisational links that may be of interest and flag to the Director


-         Coordinate PBI UK’s monitoring and evaluation system and ensure timely submission of reports to the International Office

-         Represent PBI UK in PBI’s fundraising working group – participate in conference calls and attend face-to-face meetings of the group

-         Source and manage volunteers where needed to support fundraising activities

-         Represent the charity at external events

-         Keep up-to-date with fundraising practice, GDPR requirements, codes of practice and trends including contact with other charities

-         Project manage supporter and fundraising events and support colleagues leading on fundraising events

-         Work with finance officer to produce financial reporting and analysis for forecasts and planning



-         Educated to graduate level or equivalent (essential)

-         Masters in human rights or relevant field (desirable)


-         Three to five years fundraising experience (essential)

-         Experience of developing applications to a range of trusts and foundations (essential)

-         Experience in compiling reports to donor (essential)

-          Social media experience for a wide audience (essential)

-         Experience of working with a database or CRM system (desirable)


-         Outstanding written communication, a fluent style and excellent written and oral English (essential)

-         Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to develop and maintain key relationships with a range of audiences (essential)

-         Ability to craft simple, compelling messages out of complex issues relating to field work (essential)

-         Ability to work as part of a team and ability to work unsupervised (essential)

-         Good time management with ability to juggle multiple deadlines (essential)

-         Impeccable attention to detail (essential)

-         PC literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office (essential)

-         Excellent research skills (essential)

-         Working knowledge in Spanish (desirable)

-         Knowledge of data protection regulations and fundraising codes of practice (desirable)

-         Experience of direct marketing and data analysis ideally in the charity sector (desirable)

Values and attitudes

-         Knowledge of PBI’s work and human rights issues (essential)

-         Commitment to the principles and values of PBI (essential)

-         Positive attitude, particularly to new tasks and problem solving (essential)

Salary: £27,500 + (depending on experience)

Level of Language Proficiency

English - Full professional proficiency (essential)

Spanish - Full professional proficiency (desirable)

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to outlining how you meet the above criteria.