Individual Giving Officer

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Contract Type
Fixed Term
Regional based: £35,095-£37,095; London based: £38,252-£40,252
Job Description

The role: 

We are looking for an Individual Giving Officer to join our passionate and high-performing Individual Giving team at Friends of the Earth.  

You’ll be an Individual Giving Officer with good knowledge of direct marketing, experience of seizing opportunities to develop products and nurturing audiences using a range of channels including digital, print and telemarketing.  

Friends of the Earth has big goals this year to ensure a green and fair recovery from the pandemic so that we can build a fairer, more sustainable world for all, as well as continuing our vital wider campaigning work. As an Individual Giving team, we’ve got really ambitious plans to fulfil those goals, and we need fundraisers who are passionate about fighting for people and our planet to help us achieve them. This role will be key to ensuring we successfully diversify our channels and audiences to meet our organisational objectives. 


Key Skills and Attributes: 

You’ll have a proactive and opportunistic mindset, ready to deliver our core individual programme whilst thinking of new ideas that could energise supporters so they join us in protecting people and planet.

You’ll be confident in developing strong relationships with colleagues and suppliers, you’ll have delivered successful and compelling direct marketing campaigns from start to finish, ideally including telemarketing, print and digital. You’ll also be familiar with fundraising databases, contributing to strategy discussions, managing budgets, and drawing insight and learnings from data to make your campaigns more successful.  


The team: 

The role is in the supportive and friendly Individual Giving (IG) team, which sits within the Fundraising directorate. Our Individual Giving programme covers a diverse range of activities and direct marketing tactics. This includes Supporter Recruitment activity such as paid social, inserts and conversion emails as well as a testing programme for new activity. Our Supporter Experience programme includes cash appeals, upgrade, reactivation, supporter magazines, a supporter panel, e-appeals and retention activity. The programme has evolved hugely over the past few years, with a big increase in our digital activity and collaboration with teams across the organisation (including campaigns, marketing, creative and digital) to create compelling and integrated plans.  

Each Individual Giving Officer will manage a selection of projects across both our recruitment, experience, innovation and legacy programmes, with project rotations on an annual basis as agreed across the team. 


Closing date: 26 June 2022


We offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture. 

Friends of the Earth is committed to equal opportunities and to continuously learning how to increase the diversity of our people. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and encourage applications from people currently underrepresented in the environment movement and on our staff, including women in senior leadership positions, people of colour, disabled people and LGBTQI+ people.  

Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all. 


Interview date
5th/6th/7th July
Closing Date
26 June 2022