CEN021 - Development Administrator

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Posted: 21/06/2022 11:38
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £25,954 per annum
Location: London
Level: Administrative
Deadline: 31/08/2022 23:59
Hours: 35
Benefits: For more information about our benefits, please see below
Job Type: Full Time

Location: London
Contract type: Permanent, Full time (35 hours per week)
Salary: Grade 3: £25,954

The fundraising team at the RCP helps to fulfil our charitable vision to secure the best possible health and healthcare for everyone. Our generous donors and sponsors fund a wide range of projects, from health inequalities research, to training of doctors in East, Central and Southern Africa, to conservation of our historic medical collections. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to get involved in supporting a successful and growing fundraising team as our development administrator. You’ll play a key role in bringing charitable funding into the RCP while also being trusted to oversee the funding and awards programme that we offer to our membership. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to start their career in the fundraising sector or for a more established administrator.


  • Ensuring that donations to the RCP are processed and acknowledged in a timely manner
  • Organising meetings between prospective donors and RCP fundraisers
  • Managing events and private visits to thank and acknowledge donors for their support
  • Ensure that the reporting needs of donors are fully met
  • Administering the RCP’s funding and awards programme
  • Undertaking research on new sources of income
  • Providing support to the RCP’s Senior Physicians Society
  • Special projects as assigned



  • You'll have strong verbal and written communication skills appropriate to the senior level of our stakeholders
  • You’ll have excellent time-management skills and a proven ability to manage a diverse workload with conflicting priorities and deadlines
  • You’ll have high standards of work presentation and careful attention to accuracy and detail
  • You’ll show discretion in handling sensitive information and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • You’ll have a flexible, positive, collaborative attitude towards your work, along with the ability to work on your own initiative when required


  • 27 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Learning and development opportunities

About the RCP

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is a patient-centred and clinically led membership organisation for physicians, with 40,000 members worldwide. The RCP works to ensure that physicians are trained to provide high-quality care, and promotes evidence-based policies to government to encourage healthy lifestyles and reduce illness. By working in partnership with other health organisations, we present a powerful and unified voice to improve health and healthcare.

For more details about the role, please see the job description and person specification

Closing date: 31 August 2022

Interview date: TBC

The RCP positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

The RCP is all about our people – our members, our staff, our volunteers and leaders. We educate, influence and collaborate to improve health and healthcare for everyone and know we can only do this by being inclusive, encouraging and celebrating diverse perspectives. That’s why welcoming and having people who represent the 21st-century medical workforce and the diverse population of patients we serve is so important to us.

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