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Annual Fund and External Relations Coordinator

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Annual Fund and External Relations Coordinator

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  • Salary:

    £36,701.00 - £39,935.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Pete Trybus

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    27 Sep 00:00

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Charity People are excited to be working with The American School in London to help recruit a new Annual Fund and External Relations Coordinator to join their team.

A leading independent school based in North London, the American school empowers each of its students to thrive as a life-long learner and global citizen by fostering intellect, creativity, inclusivity and character. A vibrant, happy environment with a truly diverse student community, this is a brand new role which has a dual focus on both alumni relations and fundraising.

As Annual Fund and External Relations Coordinator you will work directly with the two Directors of Annual Relations and the Annual Fund, combining your excellent relationship building and organisational skills to play an essential role in the planning and delivery of events, and developing engagement and philanthropic support. You will have experience donor stewardship, and an excellent understanding of the importance of timely and appropriate communication with donors and other stakeholders.

As a core part of the Advancement team, you will cover with the whole range of external relations including fundraising, communications, and alumni and parent relations. You will be responsible for organising fundraising events, from planning, research and budget management, through delivery to post-event follow up.

We are looking for a proactive, self-starter with experience in fundraising event management, volunteer coordination and alumni relations. You will be comfortable managing a diverse workload, and able to maintain poise and kindness whilst in a fast-paced environment.

This is a real opportunity for an ambitious individual to join the school's driven and collaborative team and help shape the role. You will be inspired by providing excellent education and life opportunities for young people from all walks of life.

They are looking to pay £36,701 - £39,935 per annum. Their offices are based in St John's Wood, London and this is a permanent, full-time position. The application deadline is Friday 27th September at 9am with a cover letter essential.

We actively encourage people from ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ Individuals to apply for this role. Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), race, religion or belief, gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.

If you are not interested but know anyone suitable for this role then we do offer a £250 referral fee if successful.

If you'd like to be considered for this role please send your (word doc) CV to or call on 020 7939 7425 to have an initial chat about the position.