Current openings:

Overview of the role:

Come and be a part of our team at DiversITy-talent as a Volunteer Fundraising Senior Support Specialist. Your role will be vital in supporting our mission to promote diversity and inclusion in the business and tech industry. As a volunteer, you will have the chance to apply your fundraising and grant writing skills to assist DiversITy-talent in securing the necessary resources to drive our initiatives forward. This position provides a fulfilling opportunity to create a significant impact while gaining valuable experience in nonprofit management and fundraising within a Community Interest Company (CIC) setting.

About DiversITy-talent:

DiversITy-talent is a Community Interest Company dedicated to empowering individuals from diverse backgrounds to thrive in the digital age. We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed, regardless of their background or circumstances. Our goal is to empower 10,000 untapped talents, including young people, those from marginalized communities, youth offenders, individuals from low socioeconomic backgrounds, girls, our ageing population, and people with disabilities. But we need your help to turn this vision into reality.

Through our various programmes and initiatives, we aim to bridge the diversity gap in modern business and tech by providing access to resources, mentorship, and support networks for aspiring tech professionals.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Working directly for the founders you will collaborate to develop and implement fundraising strategies tailored to DiversITy-talent’s mission and goals.
  • Utilise your experience in grant writing and funding applications to research and identify potential funding opportunities from foundations, corporations, family offices and government agencies.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of grant proposals, sponsorship packages, and fundraising appeals, ensuring alignment with DiversITy-talent’s objectives and priorities.
  • Cultivate relationships with potential business sponsors, identifying opportunities for corporate sponsorship and partnership.
  • Manage donor relationships, including stewardship activities, acknowledgement letters, and donor communications.
  • Maintain accurate records of donor interactions and contributions in our donor database, ensuring data integrity and compliance with privacy regulations.
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of fundraising events and campaigns, including outreach, logistics, and post-event evaluation.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to create compelling fundraising materials and messaging that highlight DiversITy-talent’s impact and achievements.
  • Assist in preparing reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders, demonstrating the effectiveness of DiversITy-talent’s fundraising efforts and the utilisation of funds.


  • Previous experience (minimum 2 years) in fundraising, development, or grant writing within the nonprofit sector or similar organisations.
  • Strong writing and communication skills, with the ability to craft persuasive grant proposals, fundraising appeals, and donor communications.
  • Understanding of nonprofit management principles and familiarity with fundraising best practises, including donor cultivation, stewardship, and relationship management.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a volunteer capacity, with a commitment to contributing your time and expertise to support DiversITy-talent’s mission.
    Passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, coupled with a genuine desire to make a positive difference in the tech industry.
  • Knowledge of Community Interest Companies (CICs) and their unique operating models is a plus.
  • Proficiency in using fundraising software and donor databases is desirable but not required.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the needs of a growing organisation and willingness to take on new challenges as they arise.

Join us in driving change and building a more diverse and inclusive business and  tech industry! Apply now to and become a Volunteer Fundraising Support Specialist at DiversITy-talent and contribute your skills and passion to our impactful initiatives.