Russian Speaking Fundraising Assistant

SALARY: £18,000


You will be working closely with the Director, developing and implementing a fundraising strategy to support the expansion of Company’s premises and its cultural programme.  Experience in fundraising is an advantage but not essential; the successful candidate will receive training where appropriate.


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This will be achieved by identifying and developing relationships with potential sources of funding, including trusts, companies and individuals.


Outputs & Responsibilities


  • Draft documents, presentations and briefings, including sponsorship proposals, grant applications and individual solicitations, for the purpose of securing funding
  • Be highly skilled in research, document writing, proof-reading and editing
  • Build long-term sustainable income through relationships with individuals, charitable trusts, foundations, statutory funders and the Friends of Company
  • Key account handler for the charity’s major funders
  • Develop a simple and effective database for data management, segmentation, response handling and management of potential prospects and supporters
  • Monitor receipt of pledged funds
  • Compile and distribute funding status reports and budgets




  • Ability to work independently, building and operating the fundraising strategy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both verbal and written, creating and maintaining impact
  • Effective negotiating skills, ability and confidence
  • Ability to analyse and interpret complex information and present it in a user-friendly format
  • Passionate about the Arts, Culture & Educational sectors, ideally with an interest in Russia and its culture
  • Keen to learn both through self-development solutions and skill-based training courses
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills


Salary: c. £18,000 p.a. (subject to experience)


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