Job Description

Role Title:                   Fundraising and Events Manager

Reports to:                 Chief Executive Officer

Status:                        Full Time (will consider 4 days)

Salary:                        Circa £32,500

Location:                    Finchley Central, option to work from home part time



Youth Aliyah Child Rescue is looking for a creative, professional, and organised Fundraising and Events Manager with outstanding interpersonal skills to manage the charity’s engagement with supporters and the wider community. This includes overseeing established events and developing new opportunities.

Being part of a small, dedicated team gives the right candidate the chance to make a profound and lasting impact on the future of the charity and on the lives of the children we support.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, and working alongside other internal and external stakeholders, the ideal candidate will be proactive and will ensure that all fundraising activities are executed to the highest standard and in line with charity mission, vision, and values.

As we approach our 90th anniversary, we have an exciting and busy time ahead.


Key Working Relationships

  • CEO and internal staff
  • Trustees
  • Fundraising Committee members
  • Donors
  • Vendors and Contractors


Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with CEO to create and adapt a 3-year plan for fundraising and community engagement
  • Oversee all aspects of our biennial gala dinner, annual sports dinner, and other in-person events throughout the year
  • Work with our representative in Israel to plan a group visit to our Youth Villages during Pesach, as well as individual donor visits at other times
  • Continue to develop and promote Bar Mitzvah and patronage programmes and support their participants
  • Develop and nurture relationships with schools and synagogues and coordinate fundraising efforts with them
  • Secure speaking opportunities for CEO or self
  • Apply to synagogues to be recipients of their Kol Nidrei appeals
  • Recruit and manage volunteers for event committees
  • Work with CEO to identify potential major donors
  • Collaborate with CEO and Marketing Manager to create content for marketing and event materials
  • Attend trustee and committee meetings and take minutes (shared responsibility)
  • Enter donations into database when Database Manager is not working (shared responsibility)
  • Act as an ambassador for the charity
  • Work flexibly to assist other team members, as time allows


Essential Skills and Experience

  • Excellent communication skills in a range of settings
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people at all levels
  • A self-starter able to act on initiative
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work with confidential information, in line with GDPR requirements


Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience in a comparable role in the charity sector
  • Experience working in Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM


Learn more about us


To apply
Please send your CV and personal statement to
We look forward to hearing from you!