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Fundraising Assistant

  • Full time
  • £21,845 – £23,889
  • Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1TS
  • Closing 4th March 2020

The Fundraising team for Paisley Museum Reimagined is looking for an energetic team player to provide administrative support to the Campaign Director, Fundraising Manager and Board of Trustees. Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, the role will include database management, research and the development of mid to low-level funding applications. A key requirement will be to foster effective working relationships with the PMR project management team; capital campaign trustees and prospects; and Renfrewshire Council’s marketing and communications team.

It is essential that you have a HNC qualification or equivalent work experience with a track record in record keeping and data management as well as an understanding of GDPR and how it is observed in the context of charitable fundraising. You will also be proficient in the management of CRM databases and have an understanding of website development and their maintenance. You will be responsible for collating information to harness the database and produce excellent prospect information. You should be effective at event administration and support and be able to contribute to the campaign through social media channels and the website. You must be competent in Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook, and internet search/research. You will be able to work proactively on your own initiative, whilst working supportively as part of a team.

It is also essential that you are able to work some evenings and weekends.

It is also desirable that you have experience of supporting fundraising in a non-profit organisation as well as an appreciation of the Arts and Heritage sectors and knowledge of social media monitoring tools, website development and CMS.

If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit