Closing date: 26th January 2020 at 11.30pm
Interviews: w/c 3rd February 2020
We're looking for a proactive individual with great administrative skills, to join us as an Administrator - Direct Dialogue Fundraising and assist with the administrative running of our in-house operation.
A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet millions of people across Britain struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change, with individuals, in communities, across society - and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.
Fundraising is at the heart of Shelter's success. Indeed, in 2016/17 our award winning team generated gross income of over £30m and has plans to grow this to £45m by 2019/20. Individual Giving makes up a large percentage of our income, with our Direct Dialogue team playing its part by generating over £20m per annum. And, with a pioneering three-year strategy in place that includes a major transformation of our Fundraising Division, now's a particularly exciting time to join us.
About the role
Providing vital administrative support to the Door-to-Door and Face-to-Face teams is just one aspect of this interesting and varied role. You'll also get to work with the Regional F2F Manager and Direct Dialogue Admin Manager to identify potential private site fundraising opportunities. Contacting venues directly and liaising with promotional-space agencies to book sites will be important too, as will monitoring results and evaluating feedback from our activities at private sites to ensure continual improvement. And, when it comes to keeping relevant databases up-to-date and accurate, ensuring all sign-ups are processed promptly, helping out with invoicing or monitoring stock levels of fundraising materials, again, we'll rely on you to deliver.
To succeed, you'll need to be numerate and accurate, with a background in admin and a proven ability to use databases and computer packages. We'll also be looking for experience of working to, and meeting, a number of different deadlines and liaising with external agencies. Results-driven and commercially aware, you enjoy being part of a busy team, have good all-round communication skills and are not afraid to think creatively, challenge the status quo and introduce new ideas when appropriate.
We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We're here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.
To find out more about the role and the benefits of working for Shelter please visit our website. Apply to be part of our Fundraising team and be the change you want to see in society.
Safeguarding is everyone's business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
At Shelter, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We also encourage applications from people, who have been homeless or have been at risk of homelessness. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.
Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.