Fundraising Administrative Assistant – London

What will I be doing?

As a fundraising administrative assistant volunteer you will support the Regional Development Managers and Supporter Services team to deliver a high level of care to supporters by providing efficient support in an administrative capacity.
Specific tasks may include;

  • Assisting with administrative office tasks including mailings, printing and reporting
  • Organising and sending fundraising materials to supporters
  • Assisting the Supporter Service Executive with the post opening
  • Assisting with data processing
  • Potentially volunteering at cross charity events
  • Inputting data onto Raisers Edge database
  • Updating Regional Development Managers and Executives on a regular basis.


What skills and attributes do I need to have?

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • An interest in volunteer led fundraising
  • Enthusiasm for the cause and determination to make events a success
  • Good organizational skills with a keen eye for detail and an ability to maintain records
  • Ability to respond proactively to new opportunities
  • Strong research skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to and an understanding of disability issues, equal opportunities and diversity
  • The ability to work well with staff and other volunteers as part of a team but also on your own initiative.

What benefits can I expect?

  • The satisfaction of knowing you are making a valuable contribution to Muscular Dystrophy UK and to supporting our vital work
  • The enjoyment of meeting new people in your community and working as part of our skilled and friendly fundraising team
  • The opportunity to develop new and existing skills in fundraising, marketing and communication
  • The chance to gain experience of working within a leading charity
  • Training on Raisers Edge data base
  • You will receive a full induction and further information about Muscular Dystrophy UK
  • Your volunteer manager will work with you to identify your development goals through monthly 1:1’s and help you work to achieve these
  • Travel and food expenses reimbursed if volunteering for a full working day or more


Where will I be based?

This role would be based in the London office.

How much time do I need to commit?

We are looking for someone to commit to volunteering for a minimum of one day a week for a minimum of 3 months. However, there may be opportunities for you to give more/less time.

What support will I be given?

A dedicated member of staff will guide and support you in your work plus you will receive supporting materials, a full induction to the charity and specific training, where appropriate, to help you get the most from your role.

How do I apply?

If you would like more information please email us or call the fundraising hotline on 0300 012 0172. To apply please complete online application form.

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