Development Assistant

Development Assistant
Employer: English Heritage
Salary: £19,814 - £20,349
Location: London

English Heritage tells the stories of England through the 400+ sites and 500,000 paintings and artefacts in our care. From Stonehenge to Hadrian's Wall, Dover Castle to Iron Bridge, our sites span some six millennia and are visited by more than 10 million people each year. We are a new charity with big targets and the Development Department at English Heritage works to secure funding from private philanthropists, corporate partners, charitable foundations and statutory grant-making bodies.

The Development Assistant will provide administrative support and act as the first point of contact for enquiries across the Development Operations, Corporate Partnerships, Private Philanthropy and Grants & Trusts teams. They will undertake a wide variety of tasks to support the work of the Department across a number of fundraising disciplines, with an emphasis on supporting cultivation and stewardship events and the work of the Corporate Partnerships Team. Their duties will include drafting donor correspondence and fundraising materials, contributing to partnership events and supporting senior managers.

This is an excellent role for an individual with some office experience to contribute to the work of a busy and successful fundraising team in a support role. They will enjoy responding at pace to a wide variety of enquiries and working on projects with a range of stakeholders and audiences. In particular, they will exhibit high standards of customer service and disciplined organisational skills.

You'll find it's a workplace like no other - taking you behind the scenes of these extraordinary sites and supporting you to share your ideas, inspire others and make a difference.

By joining us, you'll enjoy the rewards of a great team environment in inspiring locations, helping to make our site a wonderful place to visit. You'll also be joining our charity, which through our 400+ historic monuments, buildings and sites, brings the story of England to life for over 10 million visitors each year. We offer a competitive benefits package including a generous pension, 25 days leave a year and free entry to all English Heritage properties for you, another adult and up to 6 children (under the age of 19).

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