RAF Benevolent Fund – Fundraising Partnerships Executive


Permanent, Full Time
Circa £30,000 plus competitive benefits

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the leading welfare charity supporting current and former members of the RAF, their partners and families, providing practical, emotional and financial support, whenever they need us.

This role presents a great opportunity for a candidate with strong administrative, communication and team-working skills to join the High Value Partnerships team at the RAF’s leading welfare charity. The High Value Partnerships team manages the Charity’s relationships with the Trusts, Corporate Partners and Major Donor supporters who make the Fund’s work today possible. The team also develops and markets new fundraising offerings as well as identifying, researching and engaging with new supporters who will help the Fund stand side-by-side with the RAF Family in years to come.

This would be an ideal role for either a candidate already working with a charity and wishing to develop their skills in an active partnerships team, or for a candidate interested in transferring their skills into the charity sector. This role is an important one in supporting activity across the team, and particularly the work of the Business Development Manager, with a focus on administrative support as well as liaising with internal and external stakeholders. In this role you will enable the team to build relationships and meet fundraising targets, allowing the charity to change the lives of beneficiaries facing hardship now and in the future.

The successful candidate will have strong administrative, IT and organisational abilities, good written and verbal communication skills and a practical approach. You will be a team player with a desire to engage with a variety of different projects and staff members to make a real difference. Experience of working in a fundraising environment, or providing support in a varied and fast-paced environment, working with CRM systems or managing stakeholder relationship is desirable.

A detailed job profile is available on the Fund’s website, rafbf.org. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Daniel Jones, Business Development Manager on 0207 307 3307. The role will be office based at our HQ with the opportunity for some flexible working from home.

To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and providing examples of how you meet the person specification to, Elizabeth Haigh, HR Advisor, RAF Benevolent Fund, 67 Portland Place, W1B 1AR, email HRservices@rafbf.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Friday 23 July at 12.00pm. Please note that interviews will be held as applications are received.

Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.

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