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Community Fundraising Officer

Job vacancy – Community Fundraising Officer

Location: Home-based – with travel to London and Cambridge as required
Hours: 18.75 hours per week (excluding lunch breaks) to be worked across 4/5 days
Salary: £18,000 – £24,999k pro rata (depending on experience) (plus London weighting if applicable)
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 5pm, Friday 25 October 2019

Summary

The Community Fundraising Officer will be an integral member of the fundraising team responsible for the day to day communications with our donors and supporters. A keen eye for detail and an ability to engage and empathise will people are important traits required for this role. Our supporters are central to all that we do, and this exciting role is key for Breast Cancer UK to ensure they receive the very best of support.

The role

The Community Fundraising Officer is the first contact point for the charity and as such you will represent and promote the vision of Breast Cancer UK to supporters, volunteers, fundraisers and general members of the public.

You will be the external face of Breast Cancer UK to these audiences, engaging with them and supporting them to arrange their events, assisting with all enquires and working with the team to enhance this journey and grow our supporter base.

Working across all our donor platforms to ensure that data and communications are accurate, timely, compliant and developed to make the maximum impact. Also supporting our Communication team to develop our social media presence and impact.

The Officer will be a key member of the team at this exciting time as we grow and further our impact.

Key requirements

You will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in managing customer relations either within the third sector or a business/statutory environment
  • A proven ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form

You will be able to demonstrate the following experience and attributes:

  • Have experience in working with online platforms and systems, third sector or other
  • Be able to demonstrate an ability to deal with a wide variety of people with high levels of judgement, tact and empathy
  • Demonstrate experience in managing systems and timely delivery of outcomes
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft packages, and comfortable using CRMs to manage relationships

Further details are provided within the Job Description and Person Specification.

Other information

Breast Cancer UK is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of  background. Breast cancer affects all people and we welcome applications from all genders. Please help us monitor the effectiveness of our equal opportunities policy by completing our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. This will be separated from your application on receipt and any information gathered anonymised and used only for statistical purposes.

Application Process

Please send a completed application form to recruitment@breastcanceruk.org.uk by 5pm on Friday 25 October 2019. We encourage early applications so please do not wait until the deadline to submit your application.

Interviews will be in two stages with the final round of face to face being held the week commencing 4th November 2019.

Please let us know if you have any disability (as defined by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995) and/or if you require any special provision should you be called for an interview.

Queries

If you have any queries about the application process, then please send an email stating the nature of your query to recruitment@breastcanceruk.org.uk

Please note that other than responding to queries it is Breast Cancer UK’s policy not to communicate further with an applicant who is not shortlisted for interview.

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