Fundraiser Job Details


Fundraiser paid




Athens, Greece


30 hours per week (Monday to Friday)


This role sits in the Fundraising team within the Lesvos Solidarity (LeSol) team. The fundraising teams’ role is to engage, educate and publicise the work of LeSol to raise vital funds for our work. The Fundraiser works with the fundraising team, board members and the team by helping with communicating about our work to grant making organisations.

The Fundraiser will work with the Fundraising team and relevant team members to produce a prospect list within the LeSol fundraising framework, to complete grant submission documentation, produce funding reports as well as all the necessary documentation acknowledge funds received.


  • To help enrich and expand the current prospect list of grant giving organisations, foundations and private donors
  • To help completion of grant submission documentation
  • To help produce funding reports
  • To help with all necessary documentation to acknowledge funds received


1. Goal Setting

Working with the Fundraising Team you will enable the LeSol team to determine what money it is likely to be raised during the year (at least 6 months in advance).

Doing this will enable the board to decide what activities we can pursue, contributions we can make, team members we can hire and how much we will have to run the administrative operations of LeSol.

Output would be:

to project monthly/ quarterly/ annual revenues, including the timing of donations and grants to help LeSol manage its cash flow.


  • At least 1-3 years proven success in the field fundraising
  • Administrative experience, including experience of working against a set budget, reporting and maintaining precise records
  • Computer proficient, including experience with working with Gmail, Google Drive as well as all Microsoft Office programs particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint as well as other project management tools
  • Knowledge of fundraising policies
  • Experience in writing proposals (in Greek and English) and grant writing
  • An understanding of the sector, a commitment to the organization, the camp and, where relevant, empathy with refugees are also very important
  • Experience of working across different sectors and developing links with other agencies
  • Ability to easily build rapport with a diverse range of people
  • Creativity and the ability to develop new ways to inspire people about LeSol’s work
  • Proven ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written in Greek and in English are essential (including some public speaking)
  • Work habits characterized by solidarity, maturity, professionalism and good judgment with a commitment to Lesvos Solidarity’ mission
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a diverse range of people
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others
  • A flexible and non-judgemental approach to people and work
  • Ability to deal with information in a confidential manner and respond with sensitivity
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • Persuasive, highly motivated
  • Strong organisational and time management skills including the ability to manage a variety of tasks
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment to handle and prioritize multiple projects
  • Ambitious, results orientated
  • Reliable and adaptable


Please send your CV with a cover letter to Chryssa Panoussiadou at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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