Fundraising volunteer (trusts and foundations) Closing date: 3rd August 2018 Suzy Lamplugh Trust’s vision is a society in which people are safer – and feel safer – from violence and aggression; we want people to be able to live life to the full. We work towards this vision through campaigning, education and support. Job Description Our fundraising team needs a dynamic and efficient team-player, volunteering for one-two days a week. We wish to submit applications for funding to a number of trusts and foundations in the coming months. We require support to review the Trustfunding database and identify potentially suitable trusts for application. This requires the ability to quickly filter through large amounts of information, and assess trusts for suitability: Filter Trustfunding database by demographics Identify appropriate trusts for application Tailor applications for each trust Submit applications for funding to relevant trusts Update our Donor Strategy database with information on our activities This role will provide you with the opportunity to gain fundraising experience through these two databases. Skills and experience required: Practical and pragmatic Strong attention to detail Excellent organisational skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word) Comfortable contacting people by telephone Desirable: Familiarity with legal and regulatory changes in Data Protection legislation and wider regulation including the Fundraising Regulator and Institute of Fundraising Familiar with Donor Strategy and/or the Trustfunding database Previous fundraising experience Archiving experience Mail merging experience What will you gain from this experience? An opportunity to learn and develop valuable transferable skills Gain experience in the charity sector Familiarity with the Trustfunding database and Donor Strategy CRM system Experience of developing bids and applications Understanding of charity fundraising processes Expenses will be reimbursed in line with Suzy Lamplugh Trust policy You should be: able to commit to one-two days a week (up to 14 hours) for at least 3 months committed to equal opportunities policies and practices To apply: Please submit a CV and one page covering letter to [email protected] Where are we? We are based in the London Borough of Lambeth. We look forward to hearing from you!