Individual Giving Officer

Individual Giving Officer

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London SE1, UK
  • £40000 - £42000 per annum UK / Year

Individual Giving Officer

Location: London
Contract Type: 12 Months FTC
Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week
Salary: A competitive salary of £40,000-£42,000

FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on our website.

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.

Our offer includes:

• Opportunity to visit our international sanctuaries
• A competitive salary of £40,000-£42,000. This may be negotiable depending on skills, and professional experience relevant for the position
• 29 days annual leave + UK bank holidays
• Employee assistance program offered through BUPA and OpenUP
• An interesting and varied workload within the role, the opportunity to work for a leading international animal welfare organisation as well as the chance to make a real difference for animals
• Hybrid and flexible working arrangement may be available but this is a full-time position with at least one day per week required at our central London office

Role title responsibilities are:

• Develop and implement effective direct marketing strategies and supporter journeys that support and integrate Fundraising, Advocacy and Communications key objectives;
• Deliver tailored content minimise early attrition, and broaden engagement with FOUR PAWS UK;
• Proactively lead on direct marketing channels that deliver on challenging fundraising and campaigns growth targets;
• Budget, manage and monitor campaign expenditure regularly feeding back on performance;
• Optimise your channels using online digital;

• Plan, manage and execute offline TM, and DM campaigns. This includes, but is not limited to; content selection, approval process, data briefing, and post campaign analysis;
• Manage creative and fulfilment agencies across your areas;
• Set, monitor, and evaluate campaign Key Performance Indicators, with a particular focus on optimising net income and maximizing annual return on investment;
• Produce weekly and/or monthly performance reports for the Senior Individual Giving Officer;
• Seek, test and rollout new DM practices and keep up to date with trends in the sector that will help FOUR PAWS UK grow and diversify audiences.



• Demonstrable experience of Direct Marketing project management with a proven track record in donor development.
• Proven track record of achieving individual income targets, managing budgets including forecasting, monitoring and regular reporting against budgets and targets. Results driven!
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including written English, and able to interact effectively with a diverse range of people.
• Proven experience of donor relationship management/development and database marketing/development
• Proven research and analytical skills, with the ability to manipulate data and to present data in both statistical and written formats
• Experience of producing budgets, reporting variances against the plan and re-forecasting.
• Proven track record of prioritising a varied workload and experience of handling multiple priorities, excellent time management skills, accuracy and keen attention to detail.
• Experience of managing and working with third-party suppliers to agreed SLA’s and experience of supervisory duties.
• A good understanding and experience of working with databases, and Microsoft Office, Powerpoint
• A personal commitment to FOUR PAWS’ mission and values.

FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge with your CV and a covering letter that addresses how your experience matches the personal specification for this role.

Applications submitted without a covering letter will not be considered. Please also note that due to demand, we will not be able to respond to every application. Should you not hear back from us within 4 weeks of your submission, you will not have been selected for interview on this occasion.

Application deadline: 5th March– Interviews will be held on 19th March 2024.

All interested individuals are invited to submit their applications for the position. Please note that in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, having a valid work permit for the respective country or being eligible to obtain one is a requirement for this position prior to commencing employment.

You may have experience of the following: Giving Officer, Individual Fundraising, Corporate Fundraising Officer, Individual Giving, Charity Fundraising etc.

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