Freelance Project Coordinator Role

Jul 15, 2022

Job Description


About Be One Percent

Our mission is to help those living in extreme poverty through one simple idea: people give 1% of their income to the world’s poorest communities.

Be One Percent members donate through standing order or recurring online payment and we partner that money with a different development charity every month. The Board of Trustees is responsible for finding the most efficient charities working in their field and only funding projects which have a life-changing impact.

Business donors cover our running costs so 100% of individuals’ donations can go to projects on the ground.


In Stats

Since 2011 we have raised over £719,000 funding more than 139 projects benefitting 100,000’s of people in the world’s poorest communities.

You can see every one of our life-changing projects here.


 Personal Specification

We are looking for a self-starting individual to act as a Project Coordinator. Your role will be to manage the day-to-day running of the charity with support from the board of trustees. You’ll be overseeing our member communications, maintaining our records and updating our charity partners on the progress of their grants.

We’d also like the person appointed to continue to develop original content and suggest creative ways to attract more members and promote the charity, across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Applicants need not have direct experience within the third sector but should be able to demonstrate a passion for our work and an ability to do the tasks below.


Roles & Responsibilities


  • Monitor our monthly bank statements and send out sign-up prompts to missing members using mailchimp template
  • Maintain our excel member database adding new sign ups

 Content & Comms

  • Edit and send our monthly mailer through mailchimp
  • Write a blog post in wordpress to accompany each monthly project
  • Update new charity partners in wordpress ensuring content is up to date and relevant
  • Publish an online progress report for each completed monthly project
  • Create Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts on monthly projects, member activity and partner updates
  • Create regular posts/reels using online tools such as Canva to Social Media in-line with the monthly chosen charity partner and relevant charity awareness days
  • Share relevant content on stories from other charities to highlight their work
  • Reply to questions through SM and from

Charity Partnerships

  • Check in with confirmed 2022 partners ahead of monthly launch to confirm all campaign details
  • Inform our partners of how much was raised and encourage them to post links to our updates on their social media
  • Respond to grant applications and questions from potential new partners
  • Manage applications from charity partners and present the chosen charities to the board in September for 2023 funding.
  • Complete the charity partnership calendar 2023 by the end of 2022


  • Collate agenda for board meetings and take and distribute minutes as well as leading the meeting
  • Support the progression and direction of the charity
  • Continue with the Big Give charity application for Christmas funding 2022 working with a chosen board member
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as may be required


  • Be available to assist with information for budgeting and accounts
  • Maintain excel record of all projects completed
  • Claiming Gift Aid from HMRC at the end of the financial year
  • Be a point of contact for Stewardship.


  • Location: WFH apart from 1 board meeting a year which is in-person
  • Working Hours: Flexible roughly 16 hours/ month
  • Contract Type: Freelance contract
  • Handover: August 2022
  • Start Date: August 2022
  • Day Rate: £180


 How to apply

Please confirm your application by submitting your CV along with a paragraph to detailing:

  • What excites you about the work we fund
  • Your relevant previous experience
  • How you would continue to drive our social media presence
  • What you would bring to our organisation

Closing date for applications is Friday 29th July with interviews taking place the first week of August.






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