Amaze seeks Fundraising Assistant


 We have two great opportunities for proactive, creative, and organised people to join Amaze’s small, but growing, fundraising and marketing team.  Both are new roles so you will be able to help shape how they develop. We are looking for a Fundraising Assistant and an Individual Giving Fundraiser. This page is for the Fundraising Assistant. Click here for details of the Individual Giving Fundraiser.

Fundraising Assistant

  • 18-24 hours, flexible depending on availability
  • Salary: Equivalent NJC 14-17 £22,148-£23,500 pro rata, depending upon experience. Amaze hourly rate £12.17-£12.91 (based on 35 hours week)
  • Fixed-term for 12 months, with likelihood of extension subject to income generation

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, proactive, flexible, and organised person to take on a fantastic entry-level role in our small but growing fundraising and marketing team, which will give an introduction/ exposure to a wide range of fundraising disciplines and areas.

You will be responsible for providing essential administrative support to the team, enabling us to deliver exceptional customer care, including gift processing and thanking, donor stewardship and supporting fundraising events. You will need to have excellent written communication skills and attention to detail so you can support writing funding applications to smaller trusts.

About Amaze

Amaze is a highly regarded Sussex based charity that supports families with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). We provide a wide range of services and projects, funded from a range of statutory grants and contracts, trusts and foundations, small corporates, running events and a smaller proportion from individuals and community giving. Much of our funding is short-term and we need to keep innovating to come up with new ways of raising funds and researching/finding new funding partners. More children and young people with SEND and their families are turning to us for help than ever before, and you will be at the heart of our team making sure we can continue to grow to meet their needs and diversify our income so we become more sustainable.

Amaze is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve. We would particularly welcome disabled applicants and applicants from Black, Asian and minoritised ethnic communities. Amaze offers incredibly flexible working arrangements and will support you to work across our offices (in Brighton or Eastbourne) and home if you choose.

The deadline for applications is 12pm on Friday 8th July.

Please save Monday 19th and Tuesday 19th July for interviews.

Application packs can be downloaded below:

Letter for candidates FR assistant

Fundraising Assistant Job Description

Job Application form

Diversity monitoring form

17 terms and conditions

You are warmly encouraged to contact us for an informal discussion about the roles – email to arrange this.

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