Fundraising Coordinator

Environmental Justice Foundation

£29,000 - £34,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Monday, 25th June 2018   6 days left

The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) investigates, exposes and campaigns to end environmental injustice – the loss of natural habitats and biodiversity and the associated threat to basic human rights.

We are recruiting a Fundraising Coordinator to expand and diversify the range of major grant-makers who support EJF’s work protecting the environment, people and wildlife.

The role will join a dynamic and dedicated international team that has a history of ‘punching above its weight’, delivering long-term impact Protecting People and Planet. You should apply if you are a successful fundraiser looking for a new challenge, passionate about our natural world and committed to making a difference.

You will work closely with the senior management team to develop the fundraising strategy and implement this with team members based in the UK and our international offices. You will research, initiate and nurture relationships with grant-makers and other donors, write and present compelling funding applications, and provide reports and updates that show the impact of their support.

Key tasks:

  • With the Directors, develop and implement a time-bound fundraising strategy and priority targets to secure income from new and additional major trusts, foundations and statutory bodies in the UK and overseas.
  • Identify new opportunities to generate income from individual donors and like-minded, ethical business, expanding the existing portfolio.
  • Submit winning grant applications, in writing and in person, with the confidence to represent EJF to funders.
  • Create an efficient system to record applications, follow-up and reporting needs and timeframes, including materials, film or photos submitted to funders.
  • Update the senior management team and colleagues, and report on successful funding applications and reporting needs.
  • Work with the communications team to ensure we profile funding support in our published materials, films, annual report and online.

Key skills:

  • Creative and entrepreneurial, you have outstanding communications skills, able to deliver winning presentations, in writing and in person.
  • You have first class interpersonal skills and work well within a team – you’re able to get the best from your colleagues to support our funding needs.
  • You have an enthusiastic, confident and positive approach; you are tenacious and resilient, and thrive on a challenge.
  • You are proactive, efficient and have great organizational skills, able to prioritize and balance your workload and with great attention to detail, your work is produced to the highest standard, on time and on budget.

Apply by CV and cover letter explaining why you are the best person for this job.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Previous applicants need not reapply

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