Community Fundraising Assistant
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Community Fundraising Assistant
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract - 6 months
35 hours per week
Salary: GBP 20,481 per annum (Including Inner London Weighting)
Could you provide essential admin support tohelp our Community Fundraising Team raise vital funds to aid people in crisis?
The British Red Cross Community Fundraising team has an exciting opportunity for someone to provide vital administrative support to the team.
This is a great opportunity to make an impact to our team, by ensuring the smooth and effective running administrative support enabling our fundraisers to concentrate their efforts on generating income.
So, what does a typical day look like?
In this diverse and varied role, you'll be involved in processing donations, as well as managing correspondence and enquiries for the department. There is also the opportunity to support the smooth running of our teams digital operations by updating and responding through our website event pages, and our twitter account.
Behind every great cause there's a great team making everything possible.
The Community Fundraising team work with supporters in local communities throughout the UK, encouraging and motivating our supporters.
Our goal is to raise funds to ensure that the British Red Cross grows income and can continue to help people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.
This role might be for you if
- You've got experienced in working in a fast-paced administrative support role
- You've ideally worked in fundraising previously or, if not, in a busy office capacity
- You've got a keen eye for detail, and occasionally working to tight deadlines
- You're a great communicator - you've got great written and verbal communication skills
- You've have a good level of knowledge of community fundraising or you're willing to learn
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on, Sunday 29th September 2019.
Interviews will be held week commencing, Monday 7th October 2019.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support theyneed if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, toadjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since westarted.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us providesupport to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK.
We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offeringequal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, genderreassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race,religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring yourauthentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in aninclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power ofkindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, includingsexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.
We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture ofintegrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations ofabuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to theorganisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charityregistered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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