This is fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic self-starter with excellent written communications skills. The post-holder will contribute to Egmont’s external communications to donors of all levels and provide support in the administration, planning and implementation of activities relating to promoting The Egmont Trust to our committed group of Trustees, supporters and potential donors. The Communications & Fundraising Officer post plays a crucial role in the support team based in Cardiff with the potential for visiting project-sites in southern & east Africa.
The main responsibilities for the post comprise:
Producing external communications - case studies, newsletters, project reports, email and website updates
Donor stewardship - maintaining strong relationships with a small number of high-level donors (in the UK and USA)
Presenting the results and impact being delivered by 50 partner organisations in Africa that are collected through Egmont’s project reporting systems
Undertaking relevant, targeted market research.
Maintaining our website, social media initiatives and donor database.
Office and administrative support
Please refer to the Job Description & Person Specification (click here) for the full requirements of the role.
The successful candidate is likely to be a graduate who has worked in the charitable sector, or someone with relevant experience, and a desire to move into the international development sector. He/she will be friendly and professional, have a positive attitude and a strong desire to help meet the objectives of our small but very effective international development charity.
With the primary responsibility for drafting donor communications, excellent written communication skills are a vital requirement of the role. The successful candidate will also be self-motivated and energetic, equally capable of working alone and as part of a team. Flexibility will be a key attribute: They will be part of a small, geographically dispersed team who have overlapping responsibilities and support each other in the delivery of Egmont’s strategy of supporting local organisations in 6 countries in Africa.
The appointment will be for one year initially, with provision for extension by mutual agreement based on performance and organisational progress.
Deadline for applications – midnight on Sunday 25th August 2019
Interviews will be held on 9th September at The Egmont Trust’s offices: Suite 5, 11 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9HA