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Application Deadline
12 January 2024

Contract type

15 to 22.5 hours

£29,000-£31,650 per year (0.4 to 0.6 full-time equivalent)


Islington Mind – fundraising and administration officer

We're looking for a fundraising and administration officer to help develop business opportunities which will generate income for the charity. You'll also help to run our administrative systems.

What you'll do

You will:

  • Help develop and implement Islington Mind’s Fundraising and Business Development Strategy

  • Keep abreast of funding streams nationally and locally

  • Research, monitor, and identify funding opportunities at a local, regional and national level with corporate and public sector funders

  • Secure regular income by submitting targeted applications as directed by the head of service and the CEO

  • Work with colleagues to make sure income generation meets targets

  • Work with colleagues to develop and maintain relationships with existing and potential funders, partners and stakeholders

  • Communicate and promote the charity’s activities

  • Represent the organisation externally

  • Be aware of local and national developments that can provide new sources of funding

About you

You'll have:

  • An understanding of the rights and needs of people experiencing mental health problems

  • At least 2 years' administrative experience in an office setting

  • Experience of liaising effectively and working in collaboration with a broad and diverse range of organisations and professionals

  • Proven experience of fundraising to generate income from trust and foundation fundraising, statutory commissioning bodies such as bid and tendering, corporates appeals, and other donors

  • Experience of working on your own initiative and as a member of a closely-knit team

  • The ability to organise, prioritise your own work, and multi-task

  • The ability to be adaptable and solve problems creatively

  • Excellent written communication skills, computer skills, and numeracy skills

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Islington Mind website.

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