Prospect Research Support

Job Description

To provide temporary support to the Prospect Research team within Fundraising & Supporter Development, which generates philanthropic income for King's College London and its hospital partners. The role would support the team with data management on our CRM. Duties would include:

  • Updating records on the CRM to allocate potential donors to fundraisers

  • Cleaning prospect data on the CRM as directed

  • General support with prospect data management as directed

This job can be conducted fully remotely or with time spent in the office depending on candidates' preferences.


  • Education to degree level preferred but not essential

  • Prior experience in data or analytics roles preferred but not essential


  • Some understanding of CRM databases and ability to learn quickly

  • Experience handling data sets

  • Consistency and attention to detail

  • Methodical and organised approach

  • Ability to work on focused tasks independently



The Students’ Union requires a Programmes and Engagement Assistant, to support SU Volunteer in delivering meaningful volunteering opportunities for students which create positive community impact.

You will have excellent administrative and organisational skills, along with a passion for engaging with people.  This role will support our day to day service and assist with the promotion, co-ordination, and delivery of our flagship programmes, Homework Clubs, Jump IN and, Handy Helpers.


You will be an enthusiastic individual and be able to confidently work with students, elected Student Officers, Students’ Union & University staff, and external organisations. You will also have an ability to manage and prioritise your workload independently as well as work effectively within a team.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support students to engage with a range of volunteering opportunities.

  • Support the SU Volunteer team with the co-ordination of programmes, such as Homework Clubs, Jump IN and Handy Helpers e.g.:

    • Promoting programmes to students

    • Processing applications

    • Liaising with students and facilitators

    • Booking venues

    • Organising catering

    • Responding to queries

    • Planning activities

    • Creating a welcoming environment for students and other stakeholders

    • Providing logistical support on the day

  • Suggest and capture fun, and meaningful volunteering content, liaising with the SU Marketing team to bring this to life for SU social media.

  • Prepare newsletters, and update our website regularly to support the promotion of our activity and encourage engagement from students.

  • Build relationships with student participants and others stakeholders

  • Complete administrative tasks e.g. taking minutes at meetings and monitoring/responding to emails.

  • Support us to monitor student engagement via our Content Management System.

  • Explore innovative ways to gather student and external organisation feedback to support the continued development of SU Volunteer services and programmes.

  • Identify and research potential opportunities and share your ideas to further develop student volunteering.

  • On occasion, pose for photos, and speak to camera to support the promotion of student volunteering.

  • To be comfortable working outdoors and being hands-on when supporting Handy Helpers activities.

  • Act as an ambassador for the Students’ Union and the University.

  • Comply with Students’ Union Operational Procedures and Queen’s University Policies.




Experience Required

Planning and organising events, at any scale.

Preparing content/information for an audience.  This could be for a website, a newsletter, or social media.

Building relationships and working effectively with students.


Skills Required

An ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

Excellent time management skills with the ability work well under pressure.


Values & Attitudes Required

An interest in volunteering, community engagement and student development.

An interest in gathering and generating innovative and engaging content for social media, website, and newsletters.

Prepared to commit to the values of the Students’ Union 

Friendly, supportive, and motivated

Flexible, with a willingness to learn



Applicants must be a registered student at Queen’s University Belfast for academic year 2023 – 2024 and for the full period that the post is available.

All students for whom English is not their first language must have achieved a minimum pass mark of 7.0 in the writing and speaking band of IELTS (International English Language Test Score) or equivalent (evidence to be supplied along with your completed application and equal opportunities forms).

The KCL Global Cultures Institute seeks a Research Assistant to work on the Hussein Shariffe Unhoused Archive project. This digital archiving and transnational outreach project focuses on the Sudanese artist-filmmaker Hussein Shariffe. It explores how research on audiovisual archives that are born in conditions of exile, migration and diaspora enables new thinking on questions of postcolonial restitution, repatriation and reparation. The RA role involves support with completion of a digital archive of Hussein Shariffe’s papers, and administrative support for a hybrid workshop series based in London and Cairo. The workshop series begins in January 2024, and explores methods and approaches for restitution and reparation. The RA will report to the Project PI, Erica Carter, and liaise with a working group that includes colleagues in the UK, Ireland, Germany and the MENA region.


You must be either a PGR student or postdoc.


The RA will need to be a postgraduate student or postdoc with native or near-native Arabic language competence; basic knowledge of document capture, scanning, spreadsheets and similar digital tools; good organisational and communication skills; some awareness of issues in postcolonial cultural history and/or heritage. Knowledge of issues in film history and audiovisual heritage is desirable but not essential. 

Pay is normally £20.02/hour but rates are graded according to qualifications.

The role is to work across a range of projects related to mental health policy research. 


PhD in a mental health field


Key Objectives:  

• To coordinate delivery of the project objectives and facilitate effective communication and collaboration between stakeholders.  

• To conduct systematic reviews.

• To conduct semi-structured interviews 

• To establish and maintain good working relationships with multiple stakeholders. 

• Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis and lead on the interpretation of results.  

• To assist and/or lead writing up of project reports and papers for publication in collaboration with other team members. 

 • To present project progress and results at internal/external meetings/seminars/conferences. 

 • To ensure project documentation is organised and maintained to a good standard. 

• To ensure ethics and governance standards are adhered to. 


Communication & Networking: 

 • Communicate and collaborative effectively with team members and stakeholders. 

• Establish and maintain good working relationships with clinical services.  

• Collaborate with others in writing for publication.  

• Present to a wide range of audiences at seminars, conferences and meetings. 

• Alert to needs of service users and sensitive working within mental health settings.  


Decision Making, Planning and Problem Solving:  

• Contribute to the planning of research proposals and papers for publication.  

• Contribute to collaborative decision making with colleagues. 

• Prioritise and manage own workload to meet deadlines.  

• Attend and contribute to departmental meetings and seminars.  


Team Work:  

• Form excellent working relations with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels.  

• Collaborate with team members on data analysis and writing for publication.  

• Attend and contribute to team meetings.  

• Actively participate as a member of the department, undertaking general tasks to support team activities. 



• We strongly encourage those with lived experience of inpatient mental health settings to apply to this role.