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The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Reading, Reading
£18,000 - £20,250 per year
Face to Face Fundraising Representative

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Reading, Reading
£18,000 - £20,250 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

An exciting opportunity has presented itself for a Fundraising Executive to become an integral member of the Fundraising Channel Team.

As a Fundraising Executive you will assist with the delivery of face-to-face fundraising campaigns, delivering results on time and to budget, maximising the number of responses and value. Ensuring full compliance with all the relevant legislation and with Guide Dog’s expected standards.

This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year.

We recognise that the world looks a little bit different since the pandemic. Therefore, we’re committed to enabling our staff to work where best suits the needs of the individual, their team and the organisation. For this role, there may be opportunities to work from home as well as the office. We want our staff to flourish and work in environments which maximises their potential and best serves our stakeholders.

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

To be able to fulfil this role, the skills and experience we are looking for in a potential candidate include;

Essential

  • GCSE in English and Maths or Equivalent.
  • Working in a busy environment, with a variety of tasks to deliver.
  • Supporting the day-to-day delivery of Face to Face fundraising campaigns, including managing movements, stock delivery and management, financial tracking and fundraiser communications.
  • Assisting with complaint handling, investigating and reporting; delivering and reporting on Early Fraud Prevention calling.
  • Liaising with other teams, departments and suppliers, ensuring clear communication across different functions.

In your application, you will need to evidence, using specific examples, how your skills and experience meet the criteria laid out in the person specification, within the Job Description below. Requirements include;

  • Excellent organisation, communication and administration skills with a good attention to detail and an analytical approach.
  • Experience of working in a busy environment, with a variety of tasks to deliver.
  • Competency in Excel, Word and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to manage own workload and priorities.

For the complete list of essential and desirable criteria necessary to be successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below. The candidate pack contains more information about this role & the recruitment process at Guide Dogs.

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.

How to apply

Applications need to be made using the online application form, accessed using the ‘apply’ button above.

As part of your application ensure you provide evidence and examples of how your skills & experience meet the criteria as set out in the attached job description.

The system has a one-hour time limit. We would advise you to prepare your answers separately and then copy and paste into the online form once finalised. If any mandatory fields are missed, a pop-up box will appear at the top of the page advising which sections require completion.

Please note that you’ll have to upload a CV as this is a mandatory requirement as part of our Safer Recruitment Policy.

Guide Dogs follow Safer Recruitment practices to ensure we are safeguarding the vulnerable people we work with. As part of this, we require a full work history with any gaps accounted for & a minimum of 2 professional referee details fully covering the past 5 years. If there is not enough space in your application form to provide this information, please ensure you upload additional documentation containing the additional detail.

We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date.

Diversity

Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from people with disabilities as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invitation to interview for all applicants with disabilities who demonstrate, within their application form, sufficient evidence to meet the essential criteria for the job.

Safeguarding

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Additional documents
Job Description - Face to Face Executive (.docx)
Guide Dogs Candidate Pack (.pdf)
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The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work we make a real difference, and change lives. We are ... Read more

Posted on: 25 October 2021
Closing date: 07 November 2021
Job ref: 000656
Tags: Fundraising

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