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Amos Trust is a creative human rights organisation that seeks to challenge injustice, build hope and create change by working with vibrant grassroots projects that are developing innovative local responses to global issues.
We are seeking to appoint a Lead Fundraiser to join our small highly committed team. S/he will be responsible for developing and leading on our fundraising and will work with the Community Engagement Coordinator to widen our very loyal supporter base.
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Amos Trust was established in 1985.
Our three areas of current operation are:
We are highly committed to narrowing the gap between our supporters and our partners. We do this by organising numerous trips to our partners, and visits to the UK from our partners, each year.
We work closely with musicians, artists and others to ensure that we develop a creative response in challenging injustice and have a strong commitment to developing the spirituality required to further our advocacy work.
We are an inherently risk-tolerant organisation that seeks to respond to proposals on their merits and their ability to inspire people. Therefore people and creativity are important to us in our work and should be in our fundraising too.
We are not interested in financial growth for the sake of it. We want to build a movement of people passionate about what we do, who are supporting our work financially as well as with their actions.
We are aware that for a vacancy such as this, within an organisation such as Amos Trust, this will work best for those whose experience and passion for the work fits with and widens Amos’ approach.
The person appointed will need to be:
S/he will need to be:
S/he will join a staff team of 10 (7 full-time). S/he will oversee our highly experienced half time Community Engagement Coordinator and work closely with the Director (who will be the line Manager), Communications Manager, Operations Manager, On Her Terms Lead and Administrator.
We seek to introduce our team to our partner projects so that they can gain first-hand experience of the issues they/we are seeking to address.
This is a full-time post based in London. Amos seeks to be a flexible employer and there will be the opportunity to combine time in the office with home working.
The specific areas of responsibility listed below will, in part, be shaped around the successful candidate’s areas of expertise.
Areas of Responsibility
Major donors and events:
Trusts and Foundations:
Digital and appeals:
Community Engagement Coordinator:
Support the work of the Community Engagement Coordinator as she undertakes her role, specifically in:
Legal constraints and new developments:
Salary circa £35,000
We operate a standard 35-hour week but are happy to discuss flexible working (hours and locations) with candidates.
If you would like to discuss this post before applying then please contact Chris Rose, Amos Trust Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. When applying, please email your CV and a letter outlining why you think you are a good fit for this position to email@example.com
The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th February. Interviews will take place on Friday 22nd February at our office in the City of London.
Photograph: © Amos Trust/Clive Horsman
We work alongside grass-roots partners in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in Palestine, South Africa, Nicaragua, Burundi, India and Tanzania.
Reaching children on the streets, addressing their trauma, working with them and their families to reintegrate them into their homes, to realise their rights and recover their future.
Working with local and international peace activists, and partnering with grass-roots projects, to call for a just peace, reconciliation and full equal rights for all Palestinians and Israelis.
Addressing the impact of climate change and the causes of extreme poverty, building sustainable rural communities and empowering them to realise their rights.
Bringing people together to meet our partners from around the world, visiting the communities they work in and seeing their projects in action – building solidarity and lasting friendships.
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