Fundraising and Communications Executive

Dependent on experience
25 Nov 2022
04 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract

Contract: Full time, initially a 12-month fixed term

Reports To: Community Engagement Manager and Fundraising and Communications Manager

Location: Home (with regular London office days and event-day travel nationwide)

Salary: Competitive, with benefits and expenses

Essentials: full UK driving licence

Education charity Racing to School delivers the largest community programme operating across British racing and leads a partnership of organisations – charitable and commercial – under The Racing Together banner that instigates, promotes and measures the sport’s community engagement activity.

The charity is seeking fundraising and communications support to maintain the growth and impact of all its programmes – from its education and careers activities to the new Autism in Racing initiative. Joining a small and committed team, our new colleague will help maintain the visibility of racing’s activities and develop funding bids to support the charity’s work as a deliverer and facilitator.

The role will require the successful candidate to work occasional evenings and weekends (with prior notice) and be able to travel around the UK.

Overview of Responsibilities:

Drive fundraising growth

  • Responsible for donor management, growth, analysis and tracking Develop funding applications and seek new income streams for the charity Contribute to impact reporting and future strategy and planning.

Developing Racing to School and Racing Together’s Communications

  • Create professional communications across all mediums that support the charity’s growth and development Coordinate press releases that showcase the charity’s work Develop high quality social media and website content Produce design assets and high-quality written communications, such as marketing emails and newsletters Evaluate success of communications to target areas for development.

Support delivery of events and programmes

  • Contribute to event coordination and programme support, plus related communications (online and in-person) Attend events as required as an ambassador for Racing to School and Racing Together.

The successful candidate must have a thorough understanding and interest in the work of Racing to School and Racing Together. You must be collaborative and be able to evidence relevant career examples for this role, with excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

As the needs of the charity change this role will change accordingly, therefore this document should be viewed as guidelines which are subject to change. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Equal opportunities

We acknowledge that having a diverse and inclusive workforce is fundamental to our success and we actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives, and experiences. People with disabilities or from ethnically diverse communities are currently underrepresented in the organisation and therefore we welcome these candidates to apply.

Please apply by completing the Application Form here, only candidates who have applied via the application form will be considered.

The closing date for applications is 4th December 2022. Selection interviews for this position will take place online.

Please contact or 020 7152 0066 to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require.