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Public Fundraising Coordinator

London - Closes on 25/05/2021

Job details

  • Stratford, London
  • £25,000 per year
  • 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Full time, permanent

Working at Scope

  • Be a disability gamechanger
  • 27 days holiday per year
  • Flexible working
  • Discounts at gyms, restaurants and more

Job description

Role purpose:

As the Public Fundraising Coordinator, you will work as part of the Community & Events Team to deliver our exciting and ambitious strategy. The Community & Events team deliver a variety of innovative sporting and special events and are committed to providing the best experience possible for all the wonderful supporters who choose to raise funds for Scope’s work. This is an exciting time to join the team as we launch two new, co-produced virtual events later this year and hope to see the re-establishment and growth of our events portfolio as physical events recommence.

Main responsibilities and accountabilities: 

  • Be the first point of contact for all new enquiries, ensuring supporters receive excellent customer service to enable them to participate in events and support Scope
  • Develop and plan supporter journeys that deliver excellent stewardship and build lifetime value for Scope
  • Work with the Community and Events team to create compelling content for stewardship and marketing comms
  • Plan, deliver, report and evaluate the projects you are responsible for
  • Support the team across our key events and projects including London Marathon, Scope’s annual gala dinner, and community fundraising 
  • Support with the successful launch and delivery of two new virtual events
  • Work closely with the Retail department to support them with in-store fundraising initiatives 
  • Build relationships and work collaboratively across the department to ensure overall success of projects
  • Represent Scope’s brand and ensure an excellent supporter experience at events
  • Contribute to team strategy, plans and development, improving efficiencies across all areas of work
  • Continually innovate to progress and improve the projects that you work on
  • Liaise with third party event agencies
  • Keep accurate records on the fundraising database and other event management systems
  • Work with the Finance and Database teams to accurately process income and expenditure
  • Complete monthly budget reports, reporting on variances
  • Contribute to the annual budgeting and quarterly reforecasting process

Key contacts

Internal contacts

Staff across Scope including Marketing, Social media, Corporate, Finance, Database, Services and Retail teams

Events team volunteers 

External contacts

Scope supporters

Event providers and partners

Suppliers of merchandise and materials

Co-production groups 

Person specification 


  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills and a proven track record of maintaining a high standard of customer service
  • Ability to collaborate and build strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of office programmes including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience of working effectively under pressure and dealing with conflicting priorities


  • Demonstrable understanding of the social model of disability
  • Has experience of working with databases
  • Experienced in using social media platforms including, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Has an interest in sports fundraising, challenge events, comedy shows, gaming or experience of fundraising for charity

Skills and Competencies

  • Good problem-solving skills with ability to react quickly and manage any issues
  • Ability to identify gaps, trends and opportunities, making recommendations and driving ideas through to implementation
  • Creative and innovative
  • Works proactively to achieve objectives
  • Undertake appropriate personal development to maintain and develop skills and knowledge

Contact us

If you have any questions please get in touch.

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