Due to an internal promotion we need to recruit a new Business Development Assistant. This is a key role within the organisation, helping us to win new research work and liaising with our partners to develop opportunities for evaluation and consultancy.
We need someone brilliant at writing proposals and constructing budgets, confident with Word and Excel, able to learn our systems quickly, and preferably with an understanding of the research and/or mental health sectors.
We are a very supportive team and offer generous annual leave of 31 days plus bank holidays and up to 12% employer’s pension contribution. Staff are entitled to take one paid hour a week to support their own wellbeing.
To apply please complete our application form, CVs are not accepted.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 16 October 2019 at our offices near Elephant and Castle.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you organised with exceptional attention to detail? Do you have strong communication and relational skills? Do you enjoy working with databases?
The Evangelical Alliance is looking for an administrator with drive and initiative to join its growing and developing Membership team.
The successful candidate will have:
- Excellent communication and relational skills
- Good IT skills and a high level of accuracy
- Experience of working with database records
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with the Film and Television Charity to recruit their new Membership Officer. A newly created post in a time of exciting growth and direction for the organisation, the Membership Officer will play a vital senior role in the Marketing, Communications and Fundraising team.
The Membership Officer will be responsible for shaping the offering and delivering the highest possible service to individual and corporate donors. Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, the Officer will work within a well-resourced team and will understand how to engage with individuals and corporates, developing and piloting a new individual offering to enhance existing membership programmes. The Officer will also support the Head of Fundraising on all corporate partnership work, an exciting area of development for the charity within the film and television sectors.
The selected candidate will have demonstrable fundraising experience and will be a committed fundraiser who loves moving from project to project on an hourly basis. You will ideally have a blend of fundraising experience across revenue streams and crucially, will be able to purposefully and positively accelerate new fundraising projects and partnerships. The selected candidate will have a keen interest in the organisation and understand the important role the UK film and television industries play in the international film and television industry.
Do get in touch with Ryan at Prospectus to learn about existing fundraising products and plans, as well as exciting developments for new fundraising products and sector-leading support for beneficiaries.
If you would like to find out more about our client and their role, or if you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Fundraising Team at Prospectus. To register your interest in this position, please submit a Word version of your CV; cover letters are not required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates upon being shortlisted by Prospectus.
My client, a leading Chartered Institute based in Clapham Common, are looking for a Membership Assistant to provide dedicated administrative support to the team. Reporting to the Relationship Manager, you will be responsible for the following duties:
- Update member records and assisting the team with membership renewals, taking payments and dealing with changes of circumstances.
- Add new member details to the bespoke CRM database.
- Qualification certificates are accurately printed and despatched to the Institute's agreed timescales.
- Answering general member enquiries by phone and email
- Raise invoices for regional events and reconciling.
- Assist the team to research contacts and organisational information for key member accounts.
- Undertake special projects as directed by the Relationship Manager.
To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate accurate database skills in a previous role, ideally from within a membership or other professional body. This is a temp to perm opportunity and so candidates will be applying with a desire to take this type of role on a permanent basis if successful in the role. Please apply today!
Are you an Administrator who is keen to develop your career in the not-for profit sector?
Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with Association of Royal Navy Officers to recruit an Administrator. The post-holder will support with the day to day running of the organisation, managing the database, RAC scheme, IT, and telecommunications systems, as well as administering contracts for services relating to office equipment.
The Association of Royal Naval Officers (ARNO) is a membership organisation for all Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service and their Maritime Reserve counterparts. The organisation provides a range of benefits and services for their members, including financial aid to provide relevant lifelong support, enhancing their quality of life.
Reporting to the Chief Executive, day to day duties will consist of dealing with incoming enquiries from members, beneficiaries and service partners. You will produce reports and update the website content, administering payments and receipts relating to subscriptions, merchandise and petty cash transactions. You will play a key role in administering their RAC scheme including new members and renewals, as well as administration of their photocopier, franking machine, telephones and bank accounts. In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate and attend their roadshow events to recruit new members, as well as raising the profile of the organisation.
To be considered for this role, it is essential to have administration experience with exceptional written and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate will have strong data management experience with sound IT skills and ideally have knowledge of using WordPress. Educated to degree level or equivalent is desirable as is knowledge of the naval service.
Please be advised, a driving license is required for this role with some flexibility to travel at the weekend for roadshows.
Please apply with a Word Document copy of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage.
Are you an events professional who loves providing excellent customer service? Then this is the job for you. The right candidate will have an interest in working in the higher education sector, administrative experience and a passion to promote knowledge and understanding of Europe and the European Union.
Purpose of the Role
We’re looking for an Events & Membership Officer who will organise our events and conferences to the highest standards and provide excellent support to our members. You’ll join UACES at an exciting time as we embark on two newly-funded projects and look to secure the future of European Studies in the UK and beyond post-Brexit.
- Organising and planning the UACES Annual Conference
- Organising other events administered by UACES
- Supporting events sponsored by UACES
- Membership administration including maintaining the members’ database, processing renewals and new memberships
- Providing support to existing members of UACES
- Administration of the UACES prizes
- General administrative tasks, including attending Trustees’ meetings and taking minutes
Key Skills and Attributes
We're looking for Events & Membership Officer who can show ability in a range of areas including:
- Conference Organisation and planning
- Event Promotion
- Communication with members
- Customer support
- Solid administrative experience – in particular dealing with email correspondence, minute-taking, use of databases
Ideally, you’ll be someone with:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good collaboration and other teamworking skills
- A real passion for events organising and providing excellent support to members
- An interest in academia, higher education and/or European studies.
- A willingness to take on a variety of tasks as is required in a small organisation
- The ability and professionalism to represent UACES at a range of events
UACES is a membership organisation for academics working in the area of European Studies. We have around 1100 members from across the UK and Europe from a range of different career stages and institutions. We run conferences, events and administer funding schemes to support our members in their study. The Annual Conference is our biggest event each year and is attended by c. 450 delegates. Recent conference locations have included Lisbon, Bath and Krakow. The 2020 Annual Conference takes place in Belfast in September. UACES is run by a small team of staff and a dedicated committee of trustees, headed by the UACES Officers.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Emily Linnemann (Executive Director).
What we Offer
- Generous holiday allowance – All colleagues start at 31 days plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rata).
- Flexi-time – We are happy to discuss any flexitime arrangements that might be required.
- Flexible working – Have to work from home from time to time? We’ll help you find a solution which works best for you and us.
- Access to training together with other learning and career development opportunities
- Pension scheme – you put in 5%, we’ll put in 10%.
- Regular reviews with the UACES officers and more informally with the Executive Director
- A small supportive team and a friendly working environment
Diversity and equal opportunities
UACES is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications for this role from people who are under-represented in academia including women, ethnic minorities, LGBTQI+ and people with disabilities.
We are looking for a Membership and Finance Administrator to support our work to promote food science and technology for the benefit, safety and health of everyone.
As our Membership and Finance Administrator, you will play a crucial role supporting our members by maintaining member records, processing information, sending communications and information. Our members will find you a delight to work with. You will be a whizz at databases, and you will have experience of membership or subscription based processes.
You will also help run our financial activities – processing member transactions, issuing customer invoices, arranging to pay suppliers, reconciling transactions, and liaising with our accountants and auditors. You will probably be able to teach us a thing or two about Sage, Xero or some other accounting package.
We are a small team, so we all help to keep the office running smoothly.
If you are interested in developing your membership and finance skills, join us to help put our ambitious plans to grow our membership over the next few years into practise.
To apply, submit your CV and a cover letter. We will look at applications as we receive them. If we think you could be right for the role, we will ask you to come in to meet us.
No agencies please.
We are working with a membership body based in central London who have a new, really exciting opportunity for a Member Services Executive.
This is a great opportunity to add many strings to your bow in regards to membership functions. You will work very closely with the Head of Member Delivery and the Membership Marketing Manager to help shape and support their membership strategy. You will also be a vital link in the operation of the Member Services team and have potential to line manage one member of staff.
As Member Services Executive you will
- Co-manage the membership registration and renewal process.
- Co-manage the overhaul processes and systems as they introduce new technology and initiatives.
- Be one of the first point of contact for members.
- Support the delivery of member services, ensuring the organisations members maximise the potential of their membership.
- Support the membership manager with campaigns and reporting.
We are looking for a experienced Temporary Membership Support Officer to join a high profile Welfare charity. Immediate Start!
Provide the administrative support by answering membership queries.
Maintain up to date national membership information on the database.
Provide advice in resolving disputes and manage membership complaints as required.
Work with membership committees to ensure efficient and effective management of membership at a local level.
Monitor the management of annual accounts and other compulsory returns; ensure compliance with all financial policies and procedures.
Maintain open channels of communication with the membership, ensuring that all Head Office directives and Area messages are cascaded appropriately and in a timely manner.
Work with Membership Comms and fulfilment companies to produce publication materials
Significant administration experience.
Excellent IT skills (Microsoft Office)
Good standard of literacy and numeracy.
Experience of delivering against deadlines.
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
TPP is currently representing an international professional membership body focused on a specific area of the medical profession.
They are seeking to hire a Marketing Officer to join their dedicated Marketing & Communications team based out of their offices in West London. Joining a team of 4, you will be responsible for providing support to the planning and executing of our client's marketing and communications plan, with the view of strengthening their recognition, influence and reputation internationally, and sourcing new promotional and partnership opportunities.
Your duties and responsibilities will include:
- Supporting the Director of Communications and Marketing to ensure the highest quality of all our client's communications and alignment with their organisational vision and mission, and to implement the marketing plan.
- Support the Director of Communications and Marketing to produce the annual report and annual review of the organisation.
- Support the promotion of the organisation, its Journal and educational resources, events, activities, membership and Outreach.
- Improve and develop promotion of our client's benefits and services through the CMS web services.
- Developing and implementing the Society´s marketing and promotion plan and sourcing new promotional opportunities including content for email campaigns, Facebook, direct mailings and our client's newsletter.
- To upload material to the websites, social media pages, online libraries and marketing department databases.
- To produce marketing materials and literature, such as web content, direct emails or newsletters, brochures, patient information and press releases.
- To strengthen our client's brand, being a brand guardian for the organisation, updating and developing the brand guidelines, supporting the implementation of brand-related activities, and developing brand awareness.
- Minimum of 2 years in a marketing role held either in the not for profit sector or from a commercial background.
- Previous experience of implementing marketing campaigns.
- A good level of IT literacy including MS Office suite, PPT, Adobe, survey monkey
- Previous experience of creating and distributing content via social media and digital channels etc.
Salary: up to £40,780 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Based: Flexible with travel across UK including the Liverpool Head Office
Benefits: Contributory Pension (4%), Life Insurance, 28 Days’ Annual Leave Plus Bank Holidays
Shared Lives Plus is the UK network for family-based and small-scale ways of supporting adults. Our members are Shared Lives carers and workers, and those involved in Homeshare programmes.
This is a new and exciting role, and as the Head of Membership, you will:
1. Lead and manage our support and engagement for Shared Lives Plus members, including Shared Lives carers and scheme managers, and future members including friends and family and people who use Shared Lives, contributing to Senior Management Team on member-related issues and future strategy.
2. Lead the team providing support, information and advice to all of our Shared Lives members.
3. Identify issues of concern to Shared Lives Plus members and develop strategies to address those issues, leading local and national influencing work.
4. Manage a team including support officers, a policy officer, Shared Lives carer champions and Shared Lives ambassadors who have lived experience of Shared Lives.
5. Support the team to keep up-to-date with relevant legislation, regulation or system changes which impact on the Shared Lives and Homeshare sectors across the UK and respond to policy issues accordingly.
6. Help develop and provide strategic advice and support work in liaison with the strategic advice and support Manager.
Shared Lives Plus is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.
The deadline for completed applications is 5:00 pm on Friday 4th October 2019.
Shortlisting will start w/c 7th October 2019 and interviews will be held on the 21st October 2019 in London.
Other organisations may call this role Membership Manager, Head of Supporter Engagement, Head of Engagement, Senior Engagement Manager or Senior Membership Manager.
To apply for the role of Head of Membership, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
We are delighted to be working with a UK charity that manages historical places of interest and monuments. They are currently looking for a full time Development Assistant to join their team based in City of London for a period of 3 months.
The main purpose of the role is to provide administrative support to and act as the first point of contact for enquiries across the
Development Operations, Corporate Partnerships, Private Philanthropy and Grants & Trusts teams.
You will be the first point of contact for all enquiries, monitoring inboxes and dealing with phone enquiries, coordinate the design and distribution of the Development Department Christmas cards, book rooms for meetings and take minutes.
You will work with the Events Stewardship Executive and Assistant providing administrative support for legacy events held across the country, process gift donations, ensuring financial records held on Salesforce and CARE databases are accurate.
You will need to have good administration, organisation and customer service skills. This opportunity would be great for soneone who is looking to further develop their skills and already has a minimum of 1-year experience in a similar role.
This is a full time role based in the City of London, hours of work are 9am -5pm. There will be face to face interviews week commencing 23rd September, with a view for successful candidate to start on Monday 7th October.
If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please email your CV to [email protected] by Wednesday 18th September.
MEMBERSHIP SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR, POLITICAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION (PSA)
The Political Studies Association
The Political Studies Association (PSA) exists to develop and promote the study and public understanding of politics. Founded in 1950, we are the leading Association in our field in the United Kingdom, with an international membership including academics in political science and current affairs, theorists and practitioners, policymakers, researchers and students in higher education and schools.
Job purpose: To support all prospective and current members to join, renew and take up the full range of membership benefits so they enjoy a high-quality member experience.
1. To act as principal contact for all membership services:
- To act as principle membership administrator: demonstrating exemplary customer service skills in handling membership registrations, renewals, payments, and general membership inquiries. This will include managing online and phone communications with members within 48 hours of receipt, updating and managing the membership database, producing membership reports, troubleshooting the online joining process for both new members as well as the renewals process, and working with the PSA Administrator, Communications Officer and Development Officers as required.
- To understand the member journey across all of our membership categories and ensure a smooth and consistent process is achieved, especially through the website and automated communications via CiviCRM (our chosen customer relationship management system). This includes working with the Communications Officer and web developer team when necessary to improve the CRM system.
- To consider and advise on different membership and subscription models – reflecting best practice across the sector and beyond with a view to devising and meeting agreed membership targets.
- To work closely with the PSA Finance Officer to ensure all processes for receiving membership subscriptions are as effective and user friendly as possible, including online payment, credit card payments and Direct Debits.
- To work directly with the PSA Secretary (a trustee role) and CEO to implement any membership changes decided by the charity’s Executive Committee.
2. To contribute to and support member communications, campaigns and content
- To work closely with the PSA Communication Officer on membership communications, member packs, publications and the PSA’s website to ensure the best membership experience possible and so that members understand and receive the full array of benefits.
- To work with our publishers in ensuring that all members receive the publications including journals to which they are entitled by managing and providing data and handling related member queries.
- To support the line manager in the delivery of member surveys and use their feedback to improve member offerings
- To collate all relevant announcements for the membership e-newsletter, which is edited and sent out once a month to all members by the PSA Communications Officer
- To work closely the CEO, PSA Communications Officer, trustees and others to devise and run membership campaigns i.e. targeted retention and recruitment campaigns, and to gather feedback from those who leave.
- To, on occasion, contribute articles to our quarterly membership magazine PSA News
- To, on occasion, update the PSA website as advised by the CEO or PSA Communications Officer.
3. To provide administrative and other support on member events and conferences
- To support, on occasion, the Events and Marketing Manager and other colleagues in organising and executing the PSA’s Annual International Conference and other member-orientated events throughout the year. This may include handling invitations, responses, catering and logistics and on occasion providing ‘hands on’ help at the event venue – making full use of these opportunities to engage our membership in person.
4. Other duties and responsibilities:
- These duties are subject to change from time to time as determined by business priorities and communicated by the CEO.
- On occasion supporting colleagues in work areas outside of this job description
- Compliance with PSA policy including absence, appraisal, health & safety as well as the GDPR.
Structure: there are seven members of staff currently, all reporting to the CEO. This post is based in our Head Office in Camden.
Additional information: the role is full time and there is some requirement to work outside normal office hours to attend various PSA events. In addition, occasional travel would be expected within the UK.
Terms of Employment
1. This contract will initially run for one year and will be reviewed in October 2020.
2. The starting salary will be £25,000 per annum.
2. 37.5 hour working week (normally 9:30 – 5:30 including 30-minute unpaid lunch break); willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends with no overtime payments but the flexibility to claim time off in lieu.
3. Pro-rata 25 days’ annual holiday allowance plus bank holidays.
4. Employer contribution to pension (6% for employee contribution of 3% of salary, 10% for employee contribution of 5% of salary).
How to apply
Please send a CV (no more than three sides of A4) and a succinct covering letter explaining why you are suited to the role by 10 am on 20th September 2019. Interviews will be held on 25th September 2019. If you have not heard from us by then please assume that you have been unsuccessful.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is a unique and dynamic membership organisation which comprises 14 of the UK’s leading humanitarian agencies: ActionAid, Action Against Hunger, Age International, British Red Cross, CAFOD, CARE International, Christian Aid, Concern Worldwide (UK), Islamic Relief Worldwide, Oxfam, Plan International UK, Save the Children, Tearfund and World Vision.
Since it was founded in 1963, the DEC has run over 70 fundraising appeals and raised more than £1.4bn to help save lives and protect livelihoods in disaster-affected communities around the world.
The DEC launches appeals when there is a humanitarian emergency of such magnitude to warrant a national UK response. DEC fundraising appeals benefit from unique corporate partnerships through our Rapid Response Network and the combined expertise of our member agencies, resulting in wide reaching appeals across high profile TV, radio and an increasing number of digital channels.
The majority of DEC funds are raised over an intensive two-week period following a disaster. Appeal funds are specifically for overseas humanitarian work and are normally spent over a two or three-year response period. An important part of the DEC’s remit is in learning, accountability and sharing information.
The DEC Secretariat is funded by contributions from its member agencies and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the DEC. There are currently 23 staff members and a small number of dedicated volunteers, working together to promote the values of dynamism, openness, collaboration, empowerment and innovation.
The purpose of this role is to support the efficient functioning of the Programmes and Accountability Team through administrative and logistical support; and to boost team capacity by providing backstop support to the team.
Team admin, logistics and coordination
- Support team members with administration e.g. reconciling invoices/expenses, organising travel logistics, arrangement of team meetings, external meetings and facilitating smooth running of other processes when necessary.
- Understand and manage the use of appropriate technology and tools to support strong team operations, including IT tools and practices.
Knowledge information management and data analysis
- Play a key role in supporting team monitoring, reporting and learning activities through managing systems that facilitate data collection, querying and analysing data and writing short summaries when required.
- Day-to-day management of DEC Knowledge Information Management system, including maintenance of the member plans and reports submissions tracker.
- Liaise with external stakeholders including DEC Member Agencies and consultants to gather and share information.
- Provide team-wide support pre- and during appeals when and where required.
- Perform other duties that are relevant and appropriate to the role when required.
Working hours and travel
The post-holder may on occasions be required to work additional hours in response to an emergency, events held outside office hours or to extra workload. Where possible, notice of this will be given and TOIL (time off in lieu) is available. Occasional UK travel may be required.
The Programmes and Accountability Assistant will be selected against the following criteria:
Education / qualifications
- Educated to degree level qualification or equivalent
- Experience of working with an international NGO
Applied skills, knowledge and expertise
- An understanding of humanitarian issues and principles
- Experience of providing administrative and operational support in a similar role, including proven ability to develop, maintain and improve administrative and operations systems and procedures.
- Experience of working in a high pressured and changeable working environment and working to tight deadlines with multiple and complex priorities.
- Good organisational and time-management skills and the ability to prioritise competing priorities and meet deadlines, without upward referral.
- Working with qualitative and quantitative data and experience in creating and using spreadsheets for managing information, including use of web / intranet-based systems, databases etc.
- Sound knowledge of Office programmes including MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.
- Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion where appropriate.
- Clear and confident verbal communication.
- Ability to work self-directed, using own initiative to identify and resolve routine problems
- Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation frameworks
- Budget monitoring or financial monitoring
Delivering Quality Results (A)
- Puts in effort required to ensure the delivery of own work and objectives to meet (and exceed) expectations.
- Strong self-management of time and effort.
- Checks own work to ensure quality.
- Completes tasks / routine work in a timely manner
- Takes account of team members and others workload when planning.
- Maintains awareness of impact on other parts of the organisation, keeping abreast of other’s activities, objectives, commitments and needs.
- Has a good understanding of the sector in which the DEC operates.
Analytical and Innovative Thinking (A)
- Interprets basic written information.
- Pays attention to detail by identifying and correcting errors.
- Recognises problems within their remit.
- Uses appropriate methods for gathering and summarising data.
- Maintains constructive, open and consistent communication with others.
- Resolves minor misunderstandings and conflicts effectively.
- Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels as well as external stakeholders (suppliers, partners and member agencies)
- Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences.
Team Working and Collaboration (A)
- Knows their stakeholders and their requirements well.
- Respects and listens to different views/opinions.
- Is proactive in providing and seeking support from others.
- Gives and receives constructive criticism
Leading and Motivating (A)
- Actively manages own development and performance positively.
- Builds capacity of colleagues by sharing knowledge (induction) and acting as induction ‘buddy’ when asked.
- Open to learning new things.
- Responds positively to feedback from others.
- Learns lessons from successes and failures
- Recognises limitations and take steps to manage any resulting pressure or stress.
- Remains focused on objectives and goal in a rapidly changing environment.
- Takes responsibility for own work and for the impact of own actions.
- Shows a flexible approach to taking on mutually agreed additional work / responsibilities when needed to achieve results.
Further details of specific tasks and duties will be agreed with the line manager as part of the performance agreement. Any reasonable duty may be assigned that is consistent with the nature of the job and its level of responsibility. This role profile is not prescriptive; it merely outlines the key behaviours the role-holder requires to be successful in the role; the key behaviours and responsibilities are subject to change. Any changes will be made in consultation with the role-holder. You will be expected to abide by the Code of Conduct, policies and procedures of the DEC which may be updated from time to time.
Along with your CV, please submit a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining the ways in which your skills and experience match the job description and person specification for this role by giving answers to the following questions:
- Delivering Quality Results
Please give an example of when you had to manage multiple and competing priorities. How did you manage to ensure timeliness and quality in your work?
- Planning / team working & collaboration
Please describe a time when you have been required to take account of other team members’ workloads and priorities when planning your work. How did you balance everyone’s priorities whilst ensuring that team deliverables were met?
Please tell us of a time when you had to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including external stakeholders.
The deadline for applications is 5pm, Tuesday 24 September.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Who we are
The London Legal Support Trust works to support Law Centres, Citizens Advice and other legal advice agencies in London and the South East by providing them with grant funding alongside other forms of support. We do this by holding large fundraising events, most notably the London Legal Walk, which raised almost £900,000 this year, and providing the funds through grant rounds to the agencies where they are most needed. We offer our knowledge and experience of the sector to help the agencies become more sustainable. We also work with other grant-making bodies.
We are part of a network of seven Legal Support Trusts across England and in Wales working with the Access to Justice Foundation to support pro bono and advice agencies.
How we work
We raise funds for free legal advice services through a number of sponsored events, most notably the London Legal Walk. Our other events include regional walks, the Great Legal Bake, Great Legal Quiz, London Legal Walkies, and Walk the Thames. We also support people fundraising for LLST through London Marathon, ASICS 10k, Big Half Marathon and Royal Parks Half Marathon.
The money raised is distributed to legal advice centre beneficiaries through three annual small grant rounds, emergency funding and Centres of Excellence Scheme. As well as giving grants, we also provide other sector support such as management and consultancy and money saving schemes to help the agencies to keep their doors open.
How you will make a difference
This is a newly created role that will work closely with our Events Manager and Head of Fundraising.
Your overall job objectives will include:
- to improve, develop and organise our events
- to maintain and develop our database of supporters and event information
- to maintain good relations with internal and external contacts
- to maintain and assist in developing web site and online presence
- to assist with the recruitment and management of volunteer interns
Your main responsibilities will be to:
- Maintain and build on existing events
- Manage sign ups to the events using Salesforce (training provided)
- Support the Event & Fundraising team to produce event and fundraising materials
- Draft event correspondence
- Attend, help at and supervise events
- Follow up with participants of events
- Promote LLST externally and ensure its good reputation is maintained
What you will need:
- Enthusiasm for the cause and our work and commitment to social justice and equal opportunities for all.
- Educated to degree level
- Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral communications skills.
- Confidence with IT including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and the internet.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to work well under pressure, with strong organisational skills to cope in a busy environment with competing demands.
- Proven ability to communicate with a wide range of people and to liaise with other organisations.
- Highly motivated, with ability to work on own initiative and as part of a small team.
- Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills.
- Professional, reliable and responsible.
- Ability to work outside office hours as required, particularly in the build up to events, other busy periods and on the day of events.
- A positive attitude to problem solving.
A detailed Application Pack including Job Description and Person Specification is attached with this ad.
Salary: in the range £22,000 - £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Pension: 4% employer contribution plus employee contribution (following completion of successful completion of probation)
Annual Leave: 20 days + bank holidays(increases due to years of service to 22 days for 2+, 24 days for 4+ and 26 for 6+)
Hours of work: This is a full-time position, 37 hours a week. Business hours are typically Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with some evening and weekend work, and some travel.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please send copy of your CV with a covering letter of no more than two pages of A4, addressing all the selection criteria under the person specification. Please ensure that your application fully addresses each of the criteria in the person specification.
Closing date: Wednesday, 9th October 2019 at midnight
Panel interview: Week commencing Monday 14th October 2019
These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.
We recognise the positive value of diversity, promoting equality and fairness, and challenging discrimination.
We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture for everyone who needs or provides our services and within our own organisation and will not discriminate or tolerate discriminatory behaviour on the grounds of race, colour, sex, gender identity (including transgender), disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital / partnership or family status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, trade union membership or any other factor.
As employers, we aim to treat all employees and job applicants equally and fairly and not unlawfully discriminate against them.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.