Place2Be is the leading children's mental health charity providing in-school support and expert professional development to improve the emotional wellbeing of children and young people, families, teachers and school staff. Place2Be provides mental health support and training for over 600 primary and secondary schools, reaching a total school population of over 350,000 pupils.
Our teams provide a range of services in our partner schools to build resilience early in life through counselling, creative work and play and support a child’s ability to engage in school life. Our work, focused on early intervention, is part of the 'comprehensive CAMHS system’.
About The Role
6 months FTC
Hours: 17.5hrs p/w
Days: Monday to Friday
Location: London, EC1V 4LW
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Community and Events Fundraising Assistant to support Place2Be’s Community and Events Team by providing excellent customer service, along with administrative and project support, to enable the team to achieve its income target. When interest in children’s mental health has never been stronger, this is an exciting time to be joining our dynamic organisation and make a real difference to children’s futures.
The post holder will support the Community and Events Fundraising Team to deliver their work effectively and ensure high-level of customer service to our supporters.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to get into fundraising or to broaden their knowledge of community and events fundraising. So, if you have great administrative, organisational and communication skills, together with an enthusiastic, effective and flexible approach to work and a genuine passion to make a difference, then we would love to hear from you.
What will I be responsible for in my new role?
- act as a first point of contact for inbound fundraising enquiries and ensure that all supporter enquiries are dealt with promptly and to agreed timescales and standards
- assist in the development and maintenance of administrative procedures to enable the team to function effectively
- ensure all supporter data is logged accurately on the fundraising database, ThankQ. Assist with amendments and data cleaning as required
- develop and maintain up to date knowledge of charity law and best practise in the area of community and events fundraising
- maintain an up to date knowledge of the fundraising market and activities of other organisations to identify opportunities for development
- provide support to team members with key events and activities
The successful candidate will have:
- previous administrative experience in private / non-profit organisation
- strong experience of working with databases/ CRM systems
- the ability to be firm but diplomatic, to understand different points of view whilst operating within organisational policies and procedures
- good working knowledge of MS Office applications
- excellent attention to detail and follow-through on leads and on project work
- proven track record of effective administrative work
- exceptional interpersonal skills
Interview dates: Thursday 18th March 2021 ZOOM Video Interview
In return we offer you a range of fantastic benefits including:
- Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement
- Robust Learning and Development Programme
- Contributory Pension Scheme
- Life Assurance, 4x Annual Salary
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Mobile Phone Discounts (EE Network)
- Cycle purchase and season ticket loan schemes
- Extended Maternity/Paternity Pay
If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity and have the counselling skills and patience to support some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people and families, we would love you to join us. It’s sensitive and demanding work - but hugely rewarding and fulfilling - you will be helping to give young people a brighter future.
To APPLY or view/download the full Job Description and Person Specification, please visit our website for further details.