Fundraising Assistant Jobs in Liverpool
Community and Events Fundrasising Officer
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a can-do attitude to help us deliver our exciting Community and Events Fundraising programme. No previous fundraising experience is required, just an organised individual with a knack for building relationships, a passion for exceptional ‘customer service’ and a drive for uniting communities and raising money for charitable causes.
You’ll work within the charity’s passionate Fundraising and Engagement Team to raise funds to support children and families affected by the childhood cancer neuroblastoma and our vision, for a future where no child dies of neuroblastoma or suffers due to the treatment they receive.
This extremely rewarding role would suit anyone looking to take their first step in their fundraising, marketing or charity career. Don’t think your experience directly aligns? Don’t worry; we’re interested in transferable skills and attitude, so consider and show us how these apply to this role.
Summary of role responsibilities
- To help deliver the charity’s Community and Events Fundraising Programme, including special events, community fundraising, challenge events, individual giving, and fundraising appeals.
- To ensure excellent supporter and donor care and build long-term valued relationships to optimise income generation.
This is a fixed-term role offered on a one-year contract. We are looking for the successful candidate to ideally start in January 2024, but there is flexibility with this.
For more detailed information about the role, charity and team, take a look at the Recruitment Pack.
We aim to follow the schedule outlined below:
Applications opens: 22 November 2023
Applications closes: 10 December 2023, 11:59pm
Shortlisting: 11 December 2023
Interviews: 15 December 2023 (in person in London)
If there are any adjustments that would help you engage with the recruitment process, please let us know.
We actively encourage applications from those with lived experience of neuroblastoma and/or other childhood cancers. As an equal opportunity employer, we also welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
As a safeguarding charity whose work and practice are underpinned by safeguarding principles to protect children and young people and enhance their welfare, we always work in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance, and best safeguarding practices. All our roles require a basic criminal record check.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job Title: Corporate Partnerships Assistant
Reporting To: Corporate Partnerships Manager
Salary: £24,131 - £28,633 (Pro rata - £14,478 – £17,179)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Location: Alder Hey, Liverpool (Hybrid)
Closing date: Thursday 7th December 2023
Interview dates: Either Thursday 14th or Thursday 21st December 2023
Job Purpose: This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy corporate partnerships team. The postholder will work closely with the Corporate Partnerships Manager and wider Charity team to deliver the corporate strategy.
Areas of support include management of incoming enquiries, team support for events, administration tasks for the team and supporting corporate partners.
Income Generation & Stewardship
Provide administrative support for the Corporate Partnerships Team including:
- processing and sending out of personalised thank you letters
- dealing with incoming enquiries in conjunction with our operations team
- securing auction/raffle prizes
- ensuring the charity’s supporter database is kept accurate and up to date
Help ensure relevant pages on the charity’s website are kept up-to-date and work with the wider team to enhance those pages.
Support the development and enhancement of supporter journeys.
Co-ordinate diaries and facilitating the organisation of meetings and events.
Supporting the team with events such as Dragon Boat festival, Golf Day and Christmas Light Switch On and hospital tours for donors/potential donors.
Support in the development of marketing assets both digital and non-digital. This could include including copywriting, editing, and proofreading.
Monitor marketing resources, such as leaflets, to ensure stock levels are maintained.
Some management of corporate partnerships with a value between £5000-£10,000, as agreed with Corporate Partnerships Manager.
Assist with the arrangements to ensure that all donors receive outstanding stewardship to establish long term commitment to the Charity.
Attend presentations and charity days to speak about the charity from time to time.
Undertake other duties which may be designated from time to time by the Senior Team to achieve the Charity’s objectives, including representing the department on occasions, functions and events as required.
Be an outstanding advocate for Alder Hey Children’s Charity in line with the core values of the organisation.
Be an active and supportive member of the Alder Hey Children’s Charity team, contributing to the team’s development and working collaboratively with colleagues and volunteers. Attend and support on events run by the fundraising teams where required.
Gain and maintain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the charity’s work, priorities and future plans and act as a spokesperson for the Charity when required, including representing at external events as appropriate.
Any other reasonable duties as required by your line manager.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
Previous proven administrative experience, ideally in a Fundraising environment, either as a professional or as a volunteer.
Experience of implementing efficient administrative systems in a fast-paced working environment.
Strong administrative, organisational and research skills, including a good understanding of Microsoft Office packages including spreadsheets.
The ability to prioritise demanding workloads and to work to deadlines.
A flexible team player.
Experience in a fundraising and/or customer service role.
Experience of using a database.
Understanding of the principles behind charitable giving.
Skills & Attributes
The ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts both inside and outside the Charity and Trust.
The ability to work cooperatively with colleagues across the Charity to successfully deliver the fundraising strategy.
Self-motivated and positive attitude with the ability to work under pressure and prioritise in a busy environment.
Ability to work in a logical and organised manner.
Experienced in dealing with people from all backgrounds and all ages.
Excellent written and verbal skills, attention to detail and a problem solver.
The ability to communicate with empathy and a respect for confidentiality.
A thorough understanding of the principles of supporter (customer) care.
Commitment to principles of equality, diversity and collaborative working.
Experienced in a busy working environment
Strong interest in working for a children’s health charity.
An understanding of and commitment to the values of Alder Hey Children’s Charity.
Willingness to get involved with activities across the Charity.
High standards of personal conduct, honesty and integrity.
Respect for and ability to maintain confidentiality.
The ability to communicate sensitively and appropriately with donors, including families of children treated in the hospital.
Willingness to occasionally work outside of normal office hours.
Note: This job description is intended to outline the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not exhaustive and may be subject to change or modification as required by the needs of Alder Hey Children's Charity.
Our Values Here at Alder Hey Children’s Charity, our values guide the way in which we work. By being courageous, working together, being passionate about our work, and making sure that we are creative in what we do, helps us to deliver the support necessary so that our Hospital can continue to deliver the very best care for our young patients and their families. Our values are:
Courage: we try new things and take risks to innovate and drive forward new ideas. We have the courage to speak up and take a stance. We are accountable, responsive and responsible. We are unstoppable.
Together: we work together as one team, sharing our knowledge and learning. We work in partnership with patients, families, supporters and colleagues. We are respectful, celebrate diversity and empower each other to achieve our aims.
Passion: we are passionate about what we do and why we do it. We work together to share and grow. We inspire others.
Magical: we are fun, creative and child led. We create special moments, provide little extras and go further for our brave young patients.
Alder Hey Children’s Charity will make every endeavour to make any reasonable adjustments for applicants who require assistance in carrying out their duties due to a disability. Alder Hey Children’s Charity is committed to equal opportunities and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Alder Hey Children’s Charity is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. The post holder may be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure check.
Please include a cover letter alongside your CV.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Directorate: Corporate Services
Responsible to: Finance Transactions Manager
Travel required:Home based, with frequent travel to Salisbury office, occasional travel to London office and other UK locations.
Role outline and purpose
Accountable for the accurate and timely processing of financial information in line with the Trust’s systems and keeping records in good order. The role provides quality information and compliant service to support strategic decision making and build a solid foundation for an evolving organisation.
· Process payments and maintain purchase ledger - process expenses, invoices and other payments in XLedger for payment in a timely and accurate manner and reviews supplier statements and outstanding items regularly and efficiently.
· Compliance and internal controls - Ensure relevant authorisations are obtained, and safeguards and protocols are followed about data protection, internal financial controls, and ethical standards.
· Act as the first point contact for purchasing queries - primary management of the shared finance email inbox; Acting as the first point of contact for external and internal questions. Ensures high levels of customer service and effective representation of the Finance Team and the Trust.
· Organisation - Maintain paperwork in an orderly manner: current/prior year records to remain accessible yet secure, older items archived and destroyed when appropriate. Ensuring proper records are maintained in the financial system.
· Finance Team assistance - Support finance team colleagues in providing information to other parties as appropriate, e.g.: as budget holding colleagues, fundraising colleagues, or external auditors.
Technical skills and minimum knowledge:
· Relevant bookkeeping qualification (e.g., AAT) or QBE
· Experience in a similar role, ideally working with large transactional volumes.
· Able to demonstrate a good understanding of the implications of accurate record keeping.
· Able to identify situations where any risk of non-compliance/adherence may arise
· Adept at working with accounting systems and MS applications.
Behaviours and competencies:
· Has a clear idea of priorities and manages own time appropriately by delivering key outputs and replies to requests in a timely fashion
· Adopts a customer service approach when communicating with stakeholders.
· Demonstrates resilience, resourcefulness, flexibility, and perseverance
· Demonstrates personal integrity and commitment to compliance and ethical standards
· Demonstrates empathy for people from disadvantaged, marginalised or socially excluded backgrounds
· Role models inclusive behaviours and values
· Demonstrate a commitment to the values of the Trussell Trust
· All Staff
· The Finance Team
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Contract: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
Hours: 37 hours per week (1fte)
Salary: Grade D, salary range £32,359 to £36,698, depending upon experience, plus 8% employer pension contribution
We are looking to hire a Senior Communications Officer to join our Communications and PR team to assist the development and delivery of the regional communications and PR strategy, ensuring Butterfly Conservation’s messages and campaigns are effective across all regions.
Working closely with regional teams and branches, you will have a passion for delivering engaging content with a good understanding of conservation and fundraising communications and PR. Proven exceptional written and oral communication skills are required, along with the ability to develop effective working relationships with both internal and external contacts.
If you are excited about the prospects of working for a leading wildlife charity, please read through the job description and person specification, to see if you have the right skills to join the team.
Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 13 December 2023
Interviews will take place on Friday 5 January 2024
We believe our work has never been more important.
Wildlife is in steep decline across the UK and over three-quarters of butterflies and two-thirds of moths are declining. We recognise it needs a great team with a wide variety of skills to tackle the problems facing butterflies, moths, and the environment.
Our staff and volunteers are proud to be part of Butterfly Conservation and are dedicated to making a difference to the environment we live in. We understand the importance of maintaining and expanding our expert and valued team of people and offer a range of roles located all over the UK, from the peat bogs in Scotland to the post room in Dorset.
You may also have experience in the following: Communications Manager, Communications Officer, Digital Officer, Membership Officer, Project Management, Internal Communications, CRM, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Executive, Marketing Officer, Communications Executive, Communications, Marketing Management etc.