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Relationships Administrator
Wycliffe Bible Translators
  • Salary £22,000 - £25,000 FTE
  • Location Buckinghamshire,Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time
  • Category Admin , Christian
  • Sectors Faith-based
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Job Description

Aims of the role

The Supporter Engagement team is responsible for communications and fundraising for Wycliffe Bible Translators. The Relationships Administrator will support the Relationships Director in delivering Wycliffe’s fundraising strategy for major donors in order to help sustain and grow income for the organisation. This includes managing projects, writing communications, and representing the Relationships team in the Wycliffe office.

Key Tasks

  • Support the Relationships Director by ensuring the smooth running and strategic direction of the major donor programme.
  • Maintain the database records of major donors and provide information and administrative support as required.
  • Write and manage all routine and ad hoc correspondence with potential and existing major donors, including donation recognition and thanks.
  • Identify, plan, manage and deliver major donor events, including an annual reception for major donors and Trust representatives, and be responsible for the follow-up process.
  • Support the Relationships Director with research into prospective major donors.
  • Coordinate with the advocacy and fundraising teams, notably the Trust Applications Officer, on the production of communications such as cases for support, project reports and invitations to events.
  • Provide administrative support to the CEO and Board members involved in major donor contact.
  • Provide expertise and sector knowledge of major donor best practice to help shape and support decisions and activities across the organisation.
  • Promote major donor awareness across the organisation to develop a culture of all-staff involvement in major donor activities, and raise awareness of its importance for the benefit of the organisation.
  • Provide administrative support for vision visits to projects.
  • Manage legacy strategy including maintenance and development of web pages, annual legacy campaign, developing programme of legacy events, embedding legacy messaging into overall fundraising strategy.
  • Feed into the organisation’s fundraising strategy.
  • Pray regularly for the Relationships Director and Trust Applications Officer.
  • Any other tasks and responsibilities as directed by the Relationships Director.

Person Specification

Essential

  • A committed Christian with a Christ-centred approach, a deep personal relationship with God, a commitment to God’s church.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications.
  • Self-starter, able to use own initiative and work independently, but also as part of a diverse team.
  • Events planning experience
  • Able to develop good working relationships
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic with a can-do attitude.
  • High degree of personal organisation and self-management, with the ability to prioritise, multitask and work to deadlines.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.

Preferred

  • Experience in fundraising
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Experience with client based databases, ideally Salesforce
  • Existing knowledge of Wycliffe Bible Translators.