Regional Fundraising Development Assistant

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Flexible across England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Salary: £19,964 - £20,770 (Depending on skills and experience) + London allowance of £3,600 if applicable

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 26 September 2019

Interview Date: 8 October 2019 - location TBC

Contact: sian.wilkinson-iles@alzheimers.org.uk or 07514490802

Regional Fundraising Development Assistant

Reference number: VAC16468

Office location: Flexible across England, Wales and Northern Ireland Society offices.

Area role covers: This is a national role

Please note, the deadline to submit applications for this vacancy is at 23:59 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

This role will play a vital part in supporting the Regional Fundraising Development Team. The team are responsible for developing new and existing fundraising products and resources, to ensure the wider team hit their £27.2million income target. The post holder will provide comprehensive administrative support, working on multiple products including Elf Day and Carols at Christmas. Tasks will include pulling reports, processing data, distributing materials and coordinating meetings. The post holder will also deliver excellent customer care both internally and externally, responding to enquiries, managing inboxes, creating communications and building relationships.

  • Reports to the Regional Fundraising Development Manager
  • Sits within the Regional Fundraising Team
  • Works closely with the multi-disciplined Regional Fundraising Team across England, Wales and Northern Ireland and with the wider fundraising directorate.

About you

Do you want to be part of a small but perfectly formed team supporting a large regional fundraising team to achieve success through development and innovation?  Do you have an infectious enthusiasm for making things better and more successful?  If so read on to find out more…

We are looking for someone to be part of a team developing new fundraising opportunities and innovating to make the ones we already have even better and raising more money. 

The successful candidate for this role will need to have strong written, verbal skills and IT skills alongside excellent time management, organisational skills and an eye with attention to detail.  This role requires someone with a proven ability to develop relationships with internal and external colleagues along with conducting research across the industry and administration work to support the team. 

You could be already working within the charity sector or looking for a career change but with the relevant experience and transferable skills required for this role. 

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.

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If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk.

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.

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