Apply to be PET’s new Fundraising Officer

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16 January 2024

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PET is looking for a part-time, permanent Fundraising Officer to join us for 21 hours per week to contribute to the work of our Fundraising team.

The Fundraising Officer is a critical member of the Fundraising and Communications team, helping PET raise the funds needed to achieve its vision of making every prisoner a learner and every prison a place to learn.

The Fundraising Officer is vital to ensuring PET can raise the funds needed in a challenging fundraising environment.

The role provides administrative support for the team in our work with individual donors and events, and manages a number of relationships with grant making trusts and corporate funders. They contribute to ensuring a best practice approach to PET’s fundraising activities.

We hope you will consider applying for this role. We are committed to building a truly diverse team and are working hard to make equality, diversity and inclusivity part of who we are and everything we do.

We welcome applications from candidates with lived experience of the prison system.

For general advice about applying for a job as a person with lived experience, organisations such as Unlock, Working Chance and Clean Sheet may be helpful.  

Read the job description here

To make an application please follow this SurveyMonkey link.

Please upload your CV on SurveyMonkey and answer the following four questions in the boxes provided:

  • Why are you interested in working at Prisoners’ Education Trust? (Maximum 250 words)
  • Tell us about your experience of providing fundraising administrative support. (Maximum 250 words)
  • When providing fundraising administrative support, how did you approach organising your workload? (Maximum 250 words)
  • What do you think is important to consider when writing an end of grant report to a funder of PET? (Maximum 300 words)

Please consider the person specification when drafting your responses. The questions are also saved in this word document so you can draft your answers before submitting them on Survey Monkey.

Salary: £30,690 per year pro rata (£18,414 for 21 hours per week)

Hours: 21 per week

Location: Hybrid

Reporting to: Head of Fundraising and External Affairs

Closing date: Midday, Monday 29 January

Interviews: Tuesday 6 February or Wednesday 7 February

If you have any questions about the role or application process, please do get in touch with Cassie Edmiston, Head of Fundraising and External Affairs:

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