High Value Prospect Research Assistant

Reference number: 42891

Title: High Value Prospect Research Assistant

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time)

Location: Kings Cross, London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 21 October 2018

Salary: £21,553 - £22,588 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)

Interview date: 31st October 2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense and Sense International have an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our Fundraising team as a High Value Prospect Research Assistant. This is a full time role based at our Head Office in King’s Cross, London.

Working with the High Value Relationships team, you will be responsible for conducting research into prospective high value supporter relationships for Sense and Sense International, including major donors, trusts and funds. You will ensure that the team is up to date on relevant national and sector news, highlighting fundraising events and opportunities relevant to Sense.

You will accurately maintain donor and prospect records on the supporter database and administer the updates on the relevant areas of the Sense website.

About you 

Our ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work well both individually and as part of a team. You will have relevant experience working in a high value or major gift fundraising team or equivalent, and have the ability to work accurately to deadlines.

You will be able to demonstrate a high level of literacy and numeracy and have the ability to plan and manage a varied workload. You will have experience using the full Microsoft Office suite, and it’d be great if you were familiar with fundraising software such as Raise’s Edge.

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Lindsey Burke via Lindsey.Burke@sense.org.uk

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


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Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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