Fundraising Assistant (Internship)

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Closing date: Monday 06 November 2023
Location: Oxford
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £11.35 per hour
Contract: 9-months
Interview date: November 2023

Role: Fundraising Assistant

Department: Fundraising

Reporting to: Fundraising Manager

Location: Office/home-based (Oxford) with some home working.

Salary: £11.35 per hour based on the Oxford Living Wage. (Annually this is £20,657)

Contract type: Fixed Term 9 months, full time 35 hours per week


Job Specification Information

Job purpose: Overview of the role:

To provide support to the fundraising team, with a particular focus on donor relationships and community fundraising. This role will sit within the busy fundraising team providing both administration support and a regular connection to our supporters and donors within the community.

Key areas of responsibility:

1. Fundraising administration support

  • Supporting day to day admin within the fundraising team
  • Writing small grant applications
  • Helping research new income streams
  • Supporting the development of fundraising knowledge within the team
  • Ensure all donor data is kept up-to-date
  • Record all relevant interactions with donors and supporters
  • Provide reports for the team on donations and supporter data

2. Donor relationships

  • Regularly contacting donors to offer thanks and information about where the donation has gone
  • Building strong relationships with regular donors
  • Developing our donor relationship programme

3. Community Fundraising

  • Supporting the Community Fundraising Group
  • Working with the team to provide small events and fundraising activities throughout the county
  • Developing a range of our community fundraising activities across the county, this may include: collection tins, community events etc
  • Supporting and encouraging uptake of various challenge events throughout the year

4. Other duties

  • Attend and contribute to team meetings
  • Attend relevant training and networking events
  • Be an ambassador for MyVision and help us to reach out, grow and continue to support visually impaired people across Oxfordshire
  • Other reasonable duties set out by your line manager and Chief Executive
  • There may, on occasion, be a need to work outside normal hours e.g., weekends and evenings

Personal Specification – Essential criteria:

  • Lived experience of sight loss
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good computer literacy

What to do next

Please send an up-to-date copy of your CV, including two references. We also require a covering letter evidencing how your skills and experiences meet the persons specifications and job role. You may use evidence from work, volunteering, and your personal life. Please use no more than 500 words.

You can send your CV and covering letter to If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Closing date:

17:00 on 06/11/2023

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the MyVision Oxfordshire website:

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