Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

£21,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

Lymphoma is the most common cancer among young people aged 15-24 and the fifth most common among the general UK population. Every 28 minutes so... Read more

Job Description

  • Based at head office in Aylesbury
  • Full-time (35 hours per week) 
  • Salary £21,000 per annum 

This is a fantastic role for a creative person who wants to take their first steps into a career in fundraising, specifically in the areas of events, community and digital fundraising.

Working in a small, close fundraising team you will have the opportunity to work across all income streams as you support the entire team with their social media needs. You will also have the chance to learn and contribute to all areas of our fundraising activity, managing many of your own projects in the area of events and digital fundraising, enabling the organisation to maximise its income. 

You will be involved in all stages of activity from planning to marketing to project managing, and will have responsibility for maintaining and growing all online fundraising and implementing activity plans to generate income through these activities.

With a higher level of education or relevant qualification, you will have an understanding of the role of fundraising in the charity sector and experience of effective team-working. This role needs the creative ability to produce fundraising materials, e-comms and engaging social media posts. We are also on the lookout for experience of events, social media platforms and website management.

We are looking for a team player with a “can do” attitude, who is organised, with a willingness to learn and develop their skills. If you are motivated, enthusiastic and have a desire to succeed then this is the perfect role for you.

Lymphoma Action is a national charity that provides information and support to people affected by lymphoma – the fifth most common cancer in the UK. We also work with and support the healthcare practitioners who care for lymphoma patients.

Staff receive excellent benefits such as flexible working, generous holiday entitlement, enhanced entitlements to sick pay and maternity/paternity/adoption leave and pay, and access to a life assurance and permanent disability insurance scheme. 

  • Deadline for applications 12pm, Friday 31 May 2019
  • Interviews will be held in Aylesbury on Friday 7 June 2019

Please go through to our website and read the Recruitment Pack and Job Description thoroughly, including the selection criteria listed in the Person Specification. Your application will need to evidence how you have gained the particular skills and experience we are looking for. 

To apply, please complete an application form - please note that we only accept CVs if accompanied by a completed application form. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sections of society.