Data and Operations Officer (Fundraising and Enterprise)

British Film Institute


Salary: £31,293 - £36,774 per annum

The BFI are seeking an Operations Officer to join the Fundraising & Enterprise department on a fixed term basis until April 2024. 

The Operations Officer is responsible for providing operational support across the Fundraising & Enterprise Directorate team, with a particular emphasis on database management, financial administration, data analysis and gift processing

Fixed Term Contract until 12 April 2024 (there is potential for this to be extended further)

Key responsibilities include:

  • Act as the organisation-wide database manager and point of contact for Raiser’s Edge (Database View and NXT Web View), and champion its use throughout the team and – to a lesser extent – the organisation as a donor and stakeholder management tool
  • Maintain the coding structure of Raiser’s Edge, champion best-practice, and ensure security and back-up processes are followed
  • Assist the Director of Fundraising & Enterprise in budget and target setting, and produce regular and accurate financial forecasts for Quarterly Business Reviews, Head of Department meetings, and as required
  • Support the administration of fundraising campaigns and communications, including analysing, extracting and segmenting data selections, and setting up database coding systems

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A minimum of two years demonstrable experience with data management and administrating a fundraising database.
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills, ability to work to tight deadlines and balance multiple priorities
  • A thorough understanding of data protection laws and regulation
  • A pro-active approach to the implementation of new processes
  • Experience of processing gifts and donations in the charitable sector with the ability to understand finance information, including management accounts

A full list of responsibilities and minimum requirements can be found in the job description on our website.

About the BFI

We are a cultural charity, a National Lottery distributor, and the UK’s lead organisation for film and the moving image. We believe society needs stories. Film, television and the moving image bring them to life, helping us connect and understand each other better. We share the stories of yesterday, search for the stories of today, and shape the stories of tomorrow.

At the BFI you’ll enjoy benefits such as excellent support for working parents, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

We support diversity and inclusion, and as an organisation recognise that we need to address under representation within our teams. As such we strongly welcome and encourage applicants from our under-represented groups; who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or are ethnically diverse. We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements.


Further details about the role, the BFI and our benefits can be obtained by visiting

Please apply via our jobs portal.

First interviews will be held on Monday 15 May 2023

The closing date for this position is 02/05/2023 at 23:59

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