We are looking for a brilliant individual to join The Salvation Army, a fantastic top 10 UK charity, as a Philanthropy Fundraising Assistant where you could soon be playing a vital role at the heart of our passionate and ambitious Major Donor and Corporate teams. This is an ideal role to develop your career in high-value fundraising.
The Salvation Army is one of the UK’s most inspiring and best-known charities, fighting injustice and social inequality. As part of an innovative, collaborative team you will help us take philanthropy fundraising to new heights – building on our key thematic focus areas of Homelessness, Debt Advice, Employment Plus, Modern Slavery and anti-human trafficking, and supporting local Corps in the community.
This role is crucial in ensuring the effective and efficient running of primarily the Major Gifts Fundraising Unit. You will support our mailings programme and will work collaboratively with others to ensure income is processed and donors are stewarded well. You will have excellent people and relationship building skills to manage some donors.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to adapt your communication skills to your audience.
- Demonstrable ability to plan, organise and prioritise your tasks to effectively meet your objectives to the expected quality standards and time scales with minimal supervision, and willing to take the initiative when required.
- An aptitude for fundraising – and the desire to make a difference in the lives of those in need through the work of The Salvation Army.
This is a permanent position based at Territorial Headquarters currently located at 101 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BN, with some remote working. Within the next year, the current office in Newington Causeway, SE1 6BN will be vacated. New flexible working arrangements are being developed in the Central London area to reflect the changed world of work that has arisen following the Covid-19 pandemic. The new building has also been designed to be accessible and suitable for use by people with disabilities in line with current government legislation.
Working Hours: Minimum of 35 hours per week
To apply please visit our website.
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata for part-time); a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assistance programme
Closing Date: 19 June 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Appointment subject to Satisfactory References and Proof of right to work in the UK
As a disability confident scheme employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
Promoting equality in the workplace.
We reserve the right to close this campaign early if we feel we have received a sufficient number applications.