Fundraising Apprentice

Job Description

Title: Fundraising Apprentice

Responsible To: Fundraising Manager

Hours: Full Time (34 hours)

Overall Objective

To join a dynamic fundraising team to assist with projects and activity to help achieve the fundraising income target each year.  This role includes the opportunity to assist projects in all aspects of fundraising as well as learning through practical experience.


Position in Organisation

• Reports to the Fundraising Manager

• Liaises with all Fundraisers within the team

• External facing to public supporters at community events

Scope of Job

  • Assisting Fundraisers with daily tasks and projects
  • Based in Head Office Liverpool
  • Learning in a fast moving environment
  • Assisting with volunteers and collections
  • Providing support to volunteers
  • Events Support and Assistance
  • Providing excellent customer service to supporters
  • Researching new areas and providing feedback


Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the delivery of plans for local fundraising across the UK
  • Assisting with research into new fundraising opportunities across the UK
  • Offer excellent donor care and customer service to volunteers, groups and associations, beneficiary events and individuals.
  • Assisting with nationwide event initiatives
  • Working as a motivated, positive and effective member of the fundraising team
  • Working through a work based development plan to improve skills and give experience in all aspects of Fundraising and NVQ training programme.

Person Specification

Education / qualifications / knowledge

Numerate and literate

Knowledge of the principles of good customer care

Understands principles of relationship building

Familiarity with IT



Experience of working in a customer service or public facing role


Skills and Abilities

Able to take direction and learn through practical experience

Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

Work effectively with others towards common goals and targets


Personal Qualities

Self-starter, motivated and positive

Able to show empathy for people or families living with lung cancer or bereaved

Enjoys working as part of a team and sharing success

Able to work evenings and weekends as required

Friendly outgoing nature and a keenness to learn

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