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Working for us as an employee
No matter which part of the organisation we work in, we’re united in making a real difference to the work of charities and fundraisers. We passionately believe that the development of an equal, diverse and inclusive fundraising community is integral to delivering excellent fundraising. To help us achieve this we need people with all types of skills and from all kinds of backgrounds. It's important to us that our staff bring their skills and knowledge regardless of age, being trans, being married or in a civil partnership, being pregnant on maternity leave, disability, race including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief or lack of religion/belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
As a small team (around 50 strong) with considerable reach within the sector we are constantly busy, however, we benefit from being of a size where we all know each other and understand how we need to work together to achieve our aims. We have a friendly atmosphere and a strong desire to listen to those who work with us, so we can be flexible and work with you in true partnership to help you to develop with us.
As an employee, you will, of course, benefit from free access to all of our membership benefits including our Academy courses as well as our employee benefits
Inspired to join us? Our current vacancies and how to apply for them are shown below.
INSTITUTE JOB, BOARD AND VOLUNTEER VACANCIES
Job Title: Senior Marketing Officer
Start date: ASAP
Location: London IoF office
The Senior Marketing Officer will be responsible for the delivery of the IoF’s marketing plans including our third-party advertising, brand presence at events, leading the design of effective marketing assets and to be our internal brand champion. The post holder will ensure our marketing is audience-focused, helping the IoF engage with the right people at the right time with the right proposition.
Supporting our Membership, RAISE programme and Academy teams with the setting of marketing plans, helping them engage effectively with their target audience and drive bookings and member recruitment and retention. They will also provide marketing support for our flagship events Fundraising Convention and the National Fundraising Awards.
How to apply
The recruitment for this role is being managed by Harris Hill. Complete our application form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to Ryan on 0207 820 7313 for more details.
One-to-one mentoring can be invaluable to your professional development, both as a mentor or a mentee. The following IoF Groups run Mentoring or Buddy schemes:
Did you know you can volunteer at our flagship event, the UK's largest event for fundraising professionals, Fundraising Convention? Nominations are closed for 2018 but look out for next year's event!
Current bursaries include:
- Introduction to Fundraising (via RAISE programme)
- Certificate in Fundraising (via RAISE programme)
- Qualifications bursaries
Our National, Regional and Special Interest Groups often run bursaries - explore an IoF Group near you
Are you looking to share a fundraising campaign, or debate something that has or hasn't worked? We are often looking for those in the sector and outside to feature at our events. If you have an interesting topic and would like to know how this can fit with the IoF conference programme, please send your enquiry to Wendy Maitland, Event Programme Manager: WendyM@institute-of-fundraising.org.uk
The IoF blog is a space for influential voices from the charity sector to comment on topical fundraising issues, explore new fundraising ideas, highlight fundraising success stories, share expertise and more. You can get involved! Get in touch with Alice Sharman, Content Manager: AliceS@institute-of-fundraising.org.uk.
The IoF has various committees that work on fundraising standards, policy, learning and more. Our Special Interest and Regional Groups, along with IoF Northern Ireland are run by enthusiastic and devoted Committee members. Find out more on our Committees