Contract Type: Fixed Term
Location: Home Worker - England and Wales
Salary: £25,806 - £28,181 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 16 April 2021
Interview Date: W/C 26 April
Contact: Olly Joseph - email@example.com
Reference number: VAC2081
Area role covers: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
Contract type: Initial 12 month contract.
Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join the the South and London fundraising team at Alzheimer’s Society working remotely from home with occasional community outreach work. The environment is fast-paced, creative and diverse. Your primary focus is supporting our wonderful fundraising supporters, proactively securing new fundraising partners as well as performing a range of admin and database led tasks. You will be joining a team of five other community fundraisers covering and raising funds in their own areas as well as working with other teams and directorates to maximise relationship building and income generation
If you have a passion and skill for supporting volunteers, this is an exciting opportunity for you to build on your volunteer management experience, and truly make your mark in this rapidly expanding charity.
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who has excellent experience of working with donors and volunteers. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and has ideally worked within a similar role or can demonstrate the relevant skills and experience required in the job description.
You will need to be an excellent communicator and confident in contacting supporters over the phone as well as giving presentations to various groups, associations and local businesses. You will need to demonstrate your ability to be a real team player, as well as having the ability to work well on your own initiative. This is a busy and demanding role often with conflicting deadlines so the ability to prioritise your workloads and have an organised, methodical approach is essential.
You will have experience of recruiting, managing and working with volunteers to deliver organisational objectives as well as a proven track record in achieving financial and non-financial targets and good working knowledge of budgets is also essential.
The successful candidate will benefit from working in a dynamic and well-supported team where you will have a direct impact on the lives of people affected by dementia.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.
Please note, that for home-working roles, we require a reliable WiFi connection and a minimum 10Mb/s broadband. For our home-working employees, we currently offer a home-working allowance of £16 pounds a month (full-time).
If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.
Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.