Fundraising Administrator

Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent

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Job summary

Are you looking for an exciting role in the charity sector?

Do you want to develop your knowledge and skills in a dynamic fundraising environment and be part of a pro-active professional team?

Do you have a passion for working collaboratively in an environment thriving on positive change?

Do you want to experience a sense of achievement by knowing that every day you contribute to the provision of person-centred care?

If so, then the role of Fundraising Administrator at Pilgrims may be just the job for you!

Main duties of the job

As a member of the fundraising team, the successful candidate will support the quality, growth and success of a much valued charity:

Key duties include:

  • To provide key support in the planning and administration of key in-memory and stewardship events and fundraising campaigns, including being available on key dates to co-ordinate events on the day.
  • Support on all aspects of campaign delivery on a range of fundraising appeals, ensuring all work is delivered to a high standard, on time and in budget.
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Communications team to maximise online and offline publicity.

  • Ensure supporter database is kept up to date, including accurate data capture.

  • To travel to and work across all three hospice sites in Canterbury, Thanet and Ashford where appropriate.

  • Work closely with colleagues to identify and maximise opportunities for cross-promotion and development of annual plans.

  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships with external suppliers, in order to get the best results and value for money for Pilgrims Hospices.

About us

As an award-winning employer, Pilgrims provides end of life care services to patients and their families across east Kent.

Our commitment is to provide open, compassionate care and expertise for patients and their families – both in the community and in-patient units.

Our Vision

“Of a community where people with a terminal illness, and their family and friends, are supported and empowered to live well in mind and body until the very last moment of their life”.

Other Benefits

As an Employer of Choice, our commitment to supporting our employees and volunteers is a key priority.

Our hospices offer:

  • Modern, friendly and highly professional working environments
  • Opportunities for professional development through a range of extensive learning
  • A sense of achievement in supporting a worthwhile cause
  • A sense of wellbeing
  • A good work-life balance
  • Locations across well-populated areas of east Kent – all providing very good road and rail links
  • NHS and financial discounts i.e. Blue Light Card

This advert will be closed once sufficient applications have been received. This can happen quickly, so if you’re interested, please apply as soon as possible.

Date posted

25 April 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£19,030 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

B0497-22-9511

Job locations

56 London Road

Canterbury

Kent

CT2 8JA


Job description

Job responsibilities

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB:

Would you like to work for an award-winning charity? This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for their first role in the charity sector, as you will get the chance to develop your knowledge and skills in a dynamic and varied fundraising environment. Your main responsibilities will be to provide administrative support for campaigns and events, with day to day supervision from the Individual Giving Officer.

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POSITION IN ORGANISATION

Reports to: Individual Giving Manager with day to day supervision from the Individual Giving Office

Location: Canterbury

Working hours: 35 hour per week

Please refer to the job description for further information or call Ellie, our individual giving officer on 01227 782066.

Job description

Job responsibilities

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB:

Would you like to work for an award-winning charity? This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for their first role in the charity sector, as you will get the chance to develop your knowledge and skills in a dynamic and varied fundraising environment. Your main responsibilities will be to provide administrative support for campaigns and events, with day to day supervision from the Individual Giving Officer.

___________________________________________________________

POSITION IN ORGANISATION

Reports to: Individual Giving Manager with day to day supervision from the Individual Giving Office

Location: Canterbury

Working hours: 35 hour per week

Please refer to the job description for further information or call Ellie, our individual giving officer on 01227 782066.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Minimum A level or equivalent.

Desirable

  • Degree level desirable.

Experience

Essential

  • Experience working as part of a team

Desirable

  • Experience working in a professional environment.
  • Experience of planning and working on events.
  • Experience working to tight deadlines.
  • Experience developing engaging social media strategies.

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent written skills and the ability to write strong and engaging letters to supporters.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to assess the accuracy of copy and artwork.
  • Confident communication skills and the ability to build relationships with supporters personally, over the phone, via email or social media, in an appropriate and sensitive way.
  • Fully IT literate and conversant in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to plan and prioritise work to achieve objectives whilst maintaining quality and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships and contribute to a positive team spirit.
  • Full driving licence and car owner.

Desirable

  • A good eye for design and creative flair.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Minimum A level or equivalent.

Desirable

  • Degree level desirable.

Experience

Essential

  • Experience working as part of a team

Desirable

  • Experience working in a professional environment.
  • Experience of planning and working on events.
  • Experience working to tight deadlines.
  • Experience developing engaging social media strategies.

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent written skills and the ability to write strong and engaging letters to supporters.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to assess the accuracy of copy and artwork.
  • Confident communication skills and the ability to build relationships with supporters personally, over the phone, via email or social media, in an appropriate and sensitive way.
  • Fully IT literate and conversant in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to plan and prioritise work to achieve objectives whilst maintaining quality and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships and contribute to a positive team spirit.
  • Full driving licence and car owner.

Desirable

  • A good eye for design and creative flair.

Employer details

Employer name

Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent

Address

56 London Road

Canterbury

Kent

CT2 8JA


Employer's website

https://www.pilgrimshospices.org/jobs (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent

Address

56 London Road

Canterbury

Kent

CT2 8JA


Employer's website

https://www.pilgrimshospices.org/jobs (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Date posted

25 April 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£19,030 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

B0497-22-9511

Job locations

56 London Road

Canterbury

Kent

CT2 8JA


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