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By working for us you are supporting not just one charity but multiple charity causes, as we represent and train fundraisers, supporting causes throughout the UK and beyond.

Current vacancies

Admin & Facilities Support Officer x 2

 

Contract type Part time and permanent
Responsible to Admin and Facilities Support Officer
Line manager for n/a
Salary

£27,000

Hours We have 2 roles equating to 56 hours work per week. They can be covered by 1 full time role 35 hours and one part time role 21 hours (0.6 FTE) Or two part time roles which equate to 56 hours i.e. two part time 28 hours (0.8) per week roles . The role holders are expected to cover for each other for periods of planned leave and longer term sickness.
Location This role is open to hybrid or office-based working, however it requires regular weekly attendance (at least 3 days per week and sometimes more) at our office in Borough, London, so we expect all applicants to live within easy commuting distance of this office. There may also be occasional travel to other locations across the UK.
Key benefits Leave: 25 days per year (rising to 30 with service) (prorated for hours worked if part-time) we close between Christmas and new year you don’t need to use your annual leave entitlement to cover this period

Pension scheme: after completion of 3 months service with employers contribution of up to 7.5%

We also focus on staff wellbeing, training and development and support you with your volunteering.

See our benefits list for all other details

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising is the professional membership body for UK fundraising. They champion their member’s excellence in fundraising and ensures that all fundraisers can connect, share, and learn together. The Institute supports fundraisers through professional development and education. They connect fundraisers across all sectors and skill sets to share and learn with each other so that together they can best serve their causes and communities both now and in the future.

As the professional membership body for UK fundraising, The Institute wants to see excellent fundraising to cultivate a better world for everybody.

The organisation supports fundraising by promoting excellence through all areas in the professional development and education of fundraisers, in providing a framework for continuous improvement, and enabling fundraising organisations to conduct their work in the best possible way.

The Admin & Facilities Support Officer fulfils an important function within the Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIOF) by acting as the lead contact points for the shared offices at Canopi, in Borough, SE London, regarding office space, meeting room use, on-site facilities and as well as a key contact point for supporting many home and hybrid workers with the guidance and equipment they need to work safely and effectively. To do this they will liaise with the CANOPI building managers and other third parties and must demonstrate the confidence and ability to manage office-related contracts, negotiate with external suppliers, and problem-solve on the spot.

The positions will also support the Head of People and the Head of Professional Conduct with a variety of administrative tasks to ensure our people related processes run smoothly and effectively, requiring a methodical and people friendly approach with the practical understanding of and ability to work with highly confidential and sensitive information. 

We are looking for someone who has excellent customer service or administration experience. You do not need to have voluntary sector; therefore, this is the perfect opportunity to enter the third sector whilst supporting a small but well-established organisation. The position would suit self-motivated proactive and flexible individuals who are able to manage multiple competing demands on their time, have strong interpersonal skills, clear and effective written communication skills, and a strong attention to detail. They must also be comfortable working as part of a team which is set up to support others in ensuring the smooth running of the organisation.

How to apply

Please email us at recruitment@brucetaitassociates.com or call us on 01786 542 224 to request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.

Closing Date: Midday, Monday 11th July

Interview Date: Wednesday 27th July

This search is being conducted exclusively The Chartered Institute of Fundraising by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.

 

Digital Officer

 

Contract type Permanent
Responsible to Digital Manager
Line manager for n/a
Salary

£27,500

Hours 35 hours per week. We are open to flexible working.
Location This role is open to remote, hybrid or office-based working, with occasional travel to scheduled meetings/training/events at our office in Borough, London or other locations across the UK .
Key benefits Leave: 25 days per year (rising to 30 with service) (prorated for hours worked if part-time) we close between Christmas and new year you don’t need to use your annual leave entitlement to cover this period

Pension scheme: after completion of 3 months service with employers contribution of up to 7.5%

We also focus on staff wellbeing, training and development and support you with your volunteering.

See our benefits list for all other details

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising is the professional membership body for UK fundraising. They champion their member’s excellence in fundraising and ensures that all fundraisers can connect, share, and learn together. The Institute supports fundraisers through professional development and education. They connect fundraisers across all sectors and skill sets to share and learn with each other so that together they can best serve their causes and communities both now and in the future.

As the professional membership body for UK fundraising, the Chartered Institute wants to see excellent fundraising in order to cultivate a better world for everybody.

The organisation supports fundraising by promoting excellence through all areas in the professional development and education of fundraisers, in providing a framework for continuous improvement, and enabling fundraising organisations to conduct their work in the best possible way.

The Digital Officer will play a key role in the Marketing & Digital team with specific responsibility for the day-to-day monitoring of the Chartered Institute social media channels plus the creation and production of organic social for key areas of our organisation. In addition to this they will also be responsible for editing and updating content on the Chartered Institute website. They will work with the Digital Manager to implement the digital marketing strategy across the Chartered Institute. They will engage key audiences online to achieve long term engagement resulting in more people; joining the Chartered Institute; interacting with our networks; learning through our qualifications; and attending our events and conferences, including Fundraising Convention, the biggest charity event of its kind in Europe.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have experience of working in marketing, social or digital marketing. You will have excellent written skills and be able communicate effectively. It would be beneficial to have existing knowledge of the third sector however this is not essential as the role is open to transferable skills. We are looking for someone who has experience in writing for a variety of audiences, including long and short copy with a keen eye for detail.

How to apply

Please email us at recruitment@brucetaitassociates.com or call us on 01786 542 224 to request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.

Closing Date: 15th August 2022

Interview Date: w/C 29th August

This search is being conducted exclusively The Chartered Institute of Fundraising by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.

 

Our recruitment process

Can I submit a speculative application or CV?

We only take applications for specific vacancies via this website and so do not accept speculative applications. 

How do you select people?

If you meet the recruitment criteria, you’ll be invited to interview with managers in the area you’ve applied to. In some cases, we may arrange a telephone screening interview before inviting you in to meet us. Interviews may be via Zoom/Microsoft Teams or in person depending on the role and availability. The selection process will vary depending on the role. For some positions we may run assessment centres and carry out aptitude, skills-based and technical tests. 

How long does it take you to make an offer?

We try to respond to all candidates as soon as possible – usually within a week of interview. Delays are sometimes unavoidable (such as when interviews are spread over a long period of time). We will indicate timescales at your interview .

I have a disability that could affect my interview. What should I do?

We make all reasonable adjustments so that your disability puts you at no disadvantage through the selection process. If you’re invited to interview, contact the recruiting manager and let us know what reasonable adjustments you require.

Do you offer internships?

No, not currently.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

The Chartered Institute is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can all be our ourselves and succeed on merit. We particularly welcome applications from those who are significantly underrepresented in our sector, such as disabled people and individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

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