11th January 2021

Events Fundraising Officer

The Job

This is a full time, 6 month fixed term contract (with potential to be made permanent)

The role is based in Aylesford, Kent and working 37 hours per week

Salary: £26-28,000 per annum, dependent upon experience


We are looking for someone to join our small but busy Community & Events Fundraising team on a fixed term contract. This role is a new position within the charity working on a variety of exciting virtual events and Facebook Fundraising.


Main Purpose of the Job:

The main purpose of the job is to support the Community & Events team with virtual fundraising initiatives and stewarding our supporters through their fundraising journey.


Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver stewardship plans to strengthen ways to engage and build relationships with supporters participating in the social media fundraising activity and identify opportunities to maximise the life-time value of the supporters.
  • Create engaging text, image and video content for social media responding to and celebrating the supporters.
  • Social media moderation of our online community groups, including responding to comments and queries across all communication channels.
  • Provide administrative support where needed to ensure that the fundraising products and events deliver excellent supporter experiences.
  • Manage and deliver fulfilment of mass materials for supporters over the course of the challenge events.
  • Work with Data team colleagues to ensure supporter’s records are accurate, and up to date.
  • Maintain effective working systems for administration of own work and of the department.
  • Provide support to all virtual event participants as requested by the Head of Community Events & Community & Events Managers.

The Requirements

Personal Attributes:

  • We are looking for a proactive individual who can manage the online community’s we are building, motivate and engage our supporters to fundraise as well as take ownership of various elements of the events.
  • We are a small but high performing team with ambitious goals so are looking for someone who is confident, can work well as part of a team and can follow


Working Environment:

  • This role is normally office-based (working at home possible during lockdowns)
  • Flexibility with out of hours work will be required, e.g. at events on evenings & weekends


Skills & Experience Required:


  • Previous experience in Fundraising and/or Digital Communications
  • A passion for writing social media content and engaging with an online community.
  • Excellent written communications, demonstrating an understanding of house style and tone of voice



  • Previous experience and knowledge of managing an online community
  • Previous experience within the charity sector
  • Experience with CRM systems
  • Experience of using Mailchimp



RBLI offer 25 days holiday allowance per annum pro rata, a Group Flexible Retirement Plan and Life Assurance.


To Apply:

If you wish to be considered for the above role, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement to recruitment@rbli.co.uk.  RBLI is an equal opportunities employer. 

* RBLI reserves the right to remove a vacancy at any time prior to the published closing date


Email: recruitment@rbli.co.uk