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Making Communities Work and Grow

Making Communities Work & Grow is in its 25th year and is growing rapidly, their main work and history are based on working with Young people and families within the local community. They have gained awards from SFSC and RBKC and are looking to continue the extensive work they do. A position has arisen within MCWG for an Administrator/Fundraiser to lead on several duties to maintain the reputation within the community.

Main Duties

  • Lead on fundraising and ensure there is a constant revenue through timely fundraising and developing a
  • strategy to form new streams of revenue. This includes fundraising, monitoring and applying for grants
  • and donations.
  • Provide administrative support to the chairman, board of trustees and centre manager.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders and provide updates often to the relevant stakeholders
  • in regard to budgeting, finance, administration, marketing and operations.
  • Provide a report and be present at monthly meetings with the board of trustees.
  • Oversee all application and reporting deadlines.
  • Maintain and update charity’s contact database.
  • Responsible for the overall finance of the organisation and ensuring there is a long-term strategy in
  • place. Budgeting, invoices, payroll and expenditure management.
  • Provide operational support to the centre manager.
  • Be present at events to greet and orientate guests, including potential funders and local dignitaries (e.g.
  • Mayor of RBKC etc and others).
  • Lead on Health and Safety both within the office and for events.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • You must have excellent organisational skills and be skilled at independently managing your time and
  • priorities very effectively.
  • Be resourceful and think creatively while working within a small charity to hit crucial fundraising targets.
  • You will have excellent writing skills and be able to quickly produce written content for different
  • purposes.
  • You will also have a very professional manner and be comfortable liaising regularly with a range of
  • stakeholders.
  • At least 1 years’ experience in a Fundraising role.
  • Good understanding of the UK charity fundraising landscape, processes and terminology.
  • Proven experience of writing successful grant applications to a variety of funders.
  • Proven experience of creating and working with budgets, and records of forecast/actual expenditure.
  • Experience of minute taking and accurate recording of meetings
  • High level of IT competence and fluency with the MS Office suite, particularly in creating and updating
  • MS Excel spreadsheets

If you would like to apply for this role, please email your CV and a cover letter to trustees@mcwg.org.uk

0208 969 0722