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Reference: 66503

Date Added: 19 June 2018
Closing Date: 16 July 2018

Job Title: Fundraising Officer

Working For: Genetic Alliance UK

Location: London

Salary: £25,103 per annum (pro rata 3 days a week)

Job Details

We are the national charity working to improve the lives of patients and families affected by all types of genetic conditions. We are an alliance of over 200 patient organisations, we conduct psychosocial and economic research and we are experts in health policy. Our aim is to ensure that high-quality services, information and support are provided to all who need them. We actively support research and innovation across the field of genetic medicine. This is an exciting time to join Genetic Alliance UK as our new and ambitious strategy brings opportunities for growth, innovation and expansion across the organisation.
In addition to supporting our members, Genetic Alliance UK also runs following long-term projects:

Rare Disease UK – a multi-stakeholder coalition brought together to work with Government to implement the UK Strategy for Rare Diseases and improve access to treatment and care.

SWAN UK (syndromes without a name), is the only UK based network providing information and support to families of children and young adults who have undiagnosed genetic conditions.
To succeed in our work, we need to grow our community fundraising income across Genetic Alliance UK, SWAN UK and Rare Disease UK, and this role is pivotal to that success.

The post:
The Fundraising Officer is a central role within the organisation and will work cross-departmentally with our Rare Disease UK and SWAN UK teams to support fundraisers across all areas of our work. Reporting to the Director of Fundraising and Communications, and working closely with the Director of Support, the successful candidate will encourage community fundraising, spot fundraising opportunities and trends and capitalise on them. They will also be responsible for all aspects of fundraising administration and provide the first point of contact for fundraisers interested in supporting our work.

Please find the job description here: https://www.geneticalliance.org.uk/news-events/news/we-are-recruiting-fundraising-officer/

Closing Date: 16 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25 July 2018.

Application Details

Please apply by email to: recruitment@geneticalliance.org.uk with the subject heading ‘’Fundraising Officer.’

Your application should include your CV and a cover letter explaining why you would like this job and
why you are a suitable candidate. Both of these should be attachments to your email and as PDF or Microsoft Word format, please include your name on the document titles eg ‘JohnSmithcv.pdf’ and ‘JohnSmithcoverletter.pdf’

Website: https://www.geneticalliance.org.uk/

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