Leeds, West Yorkshire
£26,999 per annum
Contract, Fixed term until May 2022, Full-time
Job description

Fixed term until May 2022 | Full-time, 34.5 hours a week

Based: New Anstey House, Gateway Drive, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7XY – (During current lockdown conditions the post holder will be expected to work mostly from home) 

We are looking for a highly enthusiastic, motivated and organised fundraiser to join our community and events fundraising team. Although the role is fixed-term initially, event fundraising is an incredible area of growth for the charity’s income right now and there may potential for further employment at the end of the term.

The post is responsible for providing fundraising supporters with excellent supporter care and encouragement to help them maximise their individual and collective potential. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running, with a good understanding of third party challenge events or community fundraising experience.

To fill this role, we are also looking someone who has:

  • The ability to organise a diverse workload and work effectively to tight deadlines
  • Experience of providing excellent supporter care
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working within a professional fundraising environment or not for profit marketing department
  • Experience of establishing and managing effective relationships with individuals, community and corporate organisations
  • The energy and enthusiasm to be part of a successful and friendly community and events fundraising team
  • A-levels or experience that demonstrates an equivalent knowledge and ability.

We will offer you great flexible working conditions, a range of employee benefits including a contributory pension plan and a commitment to develop your skills and provide necessary training.

To apply for this role, please visit our website via the apply button to submit your CV and a covering letter indicating how you meet the criteria detailed in the person specification.

Closing date: 9.00am on Wednesday 23 June 2021.

Interview date: w/c 28 June 2021.

Epilepsy Action is a Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from disabled people.

We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in the person specification. Please show how you meet the essential criteria in the supporting information section.

Posted on: 10 June 2021
Closed date: 17 June 2021
Job ref: FEO0621
Tags: Communications, PR, Fundraising