Fundraiser


Company 

Conscious Advertising Network

Location 

London

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Job Requirements/Description

Job Title: Fundraiser

Location: Remote Working / London

Reporting to: Head of Operations

Employment type: 3 days per week, 1-year fixed term contract with the possibility of extension

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

Closing date: 14th June 2024


Our Story

The Conscious Advertising Network (CAN) is a coalition of more than 180 advertisers, agencies, and civil society groups, working together to help the ethics catch up with the technology of modern advertising. Members of the coalition include brands such as SSE, Innocent, Virgin Media O2 and British Gas, network media agencies Group M, Havas Media and Omnicom Media Group, and civil society groups including the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Global Disinformation Index and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD).

Our mission is to create a safe, inclusive, and commercially viable information ecosystem for advertisers and society that supports quality journalism and content, diversity of media and scientific consensus. Our interventions embed human rights within commercial and political decision making within advertising.

Our manifestos cover seven areas; hate speech, misinformation, diversity and inclusion, children’s wellbeing, informed consent, advertising fraud, and climate & sustainability. The manifestos are designed for advertisers and agencies to adhere to and provide practical steps to make changes in their organisation.

Role Overview

As a Fundraiser, you will play a crucial role in generating financial support for CAN’s mission and programs. You will be responsible for developing and implementing fundraising strategies, cultivating relationships with donors and philanthropic organisations, and managing fundraising campaigns.


You will work with the Fundraising Consultant to develop and deliver a fundraising strategy which will ensure CAN’s financial sustainability over the next 3 years.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:


1.    Develop Fundraising Strategies:

  • Work closely with CAN Founders and the Fundraising Consultant to develop comprehensive fundraising strategies aligned with organisational goals and the 3 year organisational strategy.
  • Identify and prioritise fundraising opportunities, including grants, individual donors, corporate partnerships, and events.
  • Work with CAN volunteers on developing CAN’s commercial model and associated funding streams.


2.    Donor & Funder Organisation Cultivation and Relationship Management:

  • Cultivate and steward relationships with existing funder organisations ensuring ongoing engagement and support.
  • Identify and engage prospective funders and donors through following funder open calls, targeted outreach and relationship-building activities.


3.    Fundraising Campaigns:

  • Plan and execute fundraising campaigns, including online and offline initiatives, to generate revenue and raise awareness of our organisation's mission.
  • Collaborate across CAN teams to develop compelling fundraising materials and messaging.


4.    Grant Writing and Reporting:

  • Research and identify potential grant opportunities from foundations, trusts, and government sources.
  • Write grant proposals and applications, ensuring alignment with both CAN and funder priorities and requirements.
  • Prepare regular reports for funders, providing updates on project progress and outcomes. Project managing the CAN Founders and Staff Team to ensure proper project kick offs, data gathering and sign offs.
  • Writing and project managing the creation of funding bids and reports. Supporting on relationship building with funders, with support from CAN Founders, the CAN Staff Team and Fundraising Consultant.

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience in fundraising, preferably within the non-profit sector.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and inspire donors and stakeholders.
  • Excellent writing skills, with experience in grant writing and proposal development.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

Other information

? The role will entail hybrid working, with typically 1-2 days per week in a London based office.

Package

? Competitive salary & statutory pension contribution (up to 50k depending on experience)

? 12 months Fixed Term Contract with a view being extended.

? 23 days holiday (pro rata)

? 1 day off for your birthday

To apply:

Please send a CV and cover letter to hello@consciousadnetwork.org by Wednesday 22nd May 2024.

Applications that do not include a cover letter will not be considered.

You can also submit questions to the same email address.

Our diversity and inclusion commitment

The Conscious Advertising Network exists in a diverse society. Our aim is to build a team that reflects this diversity, while fostering a working environment, which allows every employee – regardless of their differences – to thrive.

We aim to do this by sharing our job opportunities across a wide range of online platforms, actively interviewing a diverse pool of applicants, and ensuring that career development is based purely down to talent, personal values, and effort. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind.

Company 

Conscious Advertising Network

Location 

London

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

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