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Closing Date: 
25th May, 2022
NAWT Trust
Job Type: 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our fundraising team at Head Office as an Administrative Assistant for immediate employment.  This is an exciting role, ideal for someone passionate about developing a career in fundraising and the charity sector.

You will be working for a charity that never stops caring for its animals and people, striving to give every animal the best chance of finding a new home.  Operating five rehoming centres and three shops across the south of England, we are committed to improving the lives of the UK’s pets, helping around 1,500 animals each year.

Location: Head Office based, Watford WD25 8WT (with some flexibility to work from home)

Salary Range: £7,904 - £9,360 per annum (£9.50 - £11.25 per hour) - dependent on experience

Hours: Part-time, 16 hours per week (working pattern can be flexible)

About the role:

Reporting to the Fundraising & Marketing Manager, some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Processing donations
  • Maintaining accurate supporter records
  • Carrying out day to day administrative activities as necessary to support the Fundraising & Marketing team
  • Maintaining consistent and timely communications with the charity’s supporters.      

About you:

To excel in this role, you will be self-motivated, keen to learn and able to work efficiently to meet deadlines.  You will be discreet and honest, understanding the confidential nature of some of the information you will be working with.  Experience using Raiser’s Edge or a similar charity database would also be desirable.

You will have a positive and proactive approach to work, with excellent customer service skills, having the customer and the charity at the heart of everything you do. Above all we’re looking for someone who can bring enthusiasm, combined with a practical, can do attitude.

So, if you are the kind of person who enjoys a busy and varied role, with an empathy for the aims of NAWT, and would relish the opportunity to gain lots of experience in different areas of fundraising administration – this may be the job for you!

As part of our commitment to making NAWT a great place to work, we offer access to the following employee benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part time team members)
  • Contributory pension
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice.

If you feel you have the right skills to be a successful Administrative Assistant, please apply with your CV and cover letter to Alex Spurgeon, Fundraising & Marketing Manager at

The full job description can be viewed below. 

Closing Date: 25th May 2022, however we reserve the right to close the role early should the right candidate apply, do not delay in submitting your application!