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Graduate Regular and Community Giving Assistant

The Graduate Regular and Community Giving Assistant will work across all regular and community giving activities, with a focus on community fundraising initiatives, recruiting participants, assisting at events and motivating supporters and volunteers with their own fundraising.

Department: Development & Alumni Relations
Location: City Campus
Salary: £23,500 p.a.
Closing date: 24/07/2020

We are looking for a highly organised and proactive graduate keen to forge a career in marketing, communications or fundraising.

The Regular and Community Giving Assistant will play an important role in helping raise money to support incredible causes at Nottingham Trent University, including the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre and bursaries for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

In this role, you will build your communication, marketing and fundraising skills and experience by supporting fundraising activities. This will include helping us develop plans for virtual fundraising events and marketing these to students, staff, alumni and the wider community. S/he will also support our fundraising direct marketing activities which include telephone campaigns, mailings and digital fundraising.

You will be professional and proactive, with excellent communication skills and a genuine interest in working in fundraising. We’ll make sure that you receive all the training and support you need to be successful in your role.

Usual office hours are 9am - 5pm, however the post holder will be required to work flexibly to enable them to take part in fundraising activities. During telephone campaigns you will work adjusted hours (from 1.30pm – 9.30pm) on average two days per week – although this may be less frequent as a result of COVID-19.

When completing your application, please include a personal statement that addresses how you meet each essential (and where relevant desirable) point on the person specification. Applications without a personal statement will not be considered.

This role is part of NTU’s Graduate Development Programme, offering you an extensive range of development opportunities. The programme is personalised and tailored to your skill set, to help you:

  • improve your workplace skills,
  • advance your leadership skills,
  • build your confidence and,
  • provide you with important employment experience.

Please refer to the job description and person specification when completing your application to demonstrate how you meet the requirements for the role.

Do not forget, you can get support from the NTU Employability Team for all stages of the recruitment process.

Job description

Person specification

This is a Graduate Development Programme role available for a fixed term of 12 months. Applicants need to be current NTU students in their final year or have graduated from NTU within the last two years (2018 summer graduation).

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Charlotte Tobin at

If you have any general queries in relation to the Graduate Development Programme or the requirements, please email:

Opening date: 08.07.2020

Closing date: 20.07.2020

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