Profession fundraising assistant

Fundraising assistants provide administrative support for fundraising managers. They target potential donators or sponsors by applying surveys. They process donations and grant payments, maintain electronic and paper filing systems for all grants and donations, acknowledge donations and write thank you letters and maintain fundraising records.

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Personality Type

  • Conventional / Enterprising

Skills

  • Perform office routine activities

    Program, prepare, and perform activities required to be performed everyday in offices such as mailing, receiving supplies, updating managers and employees, and keeping operations running smoothly.

  • Support managers

    Provide support and solutions to managers and directors in regards with their business needs and requests for the running of a business or the daily operations of a business unit.

  • Manage accounts

    Manage the accounts and financial activities of an organisation, supervising that all the documents are correctly maintained, that all the information and calculations are correct, and that proper decisions are being made.

  • Perform clerical duties

    Perform administrative tasks such as filing, typing up reports and maintaining mail correspondence.

  • Perform business research

    Search and collect information relevant for the development of businesses in different fields ranging from legal, accounting, finance, up to commercial matters.

  • Perform fundraising activities

    Perform activities which will raise funds for an organisation or campaign, such as speaking with the public, gathering funds during fundraising or other general events, and using online fundraising tools.

  • Establish contact with potential donors

    Approach individuals, local authorities, commercial organisations and other actors in order to obtain sponsorship and donations for the projects of the charity.

Optional knowledge and skills

develop promotional tools manage the handling of promotional materials coordinate events maintain financial records maintain event records brief volunteers manage donor database manage website deliver a sales pitch manage budgets funding methods manage consumables stock develop professional network