Challenge Event Fundraising Officer - Head Office
Based at our Head Office in Leatherhead, KT22 0BX
Status: Fixed-term for 12 months
Salary: Band 5, £27,207 - £33,441, per annum, dependent on experience, plus 5% Outer London Fringe Allowance
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, 09:00 - 16:30
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our successful challenge events team. You’ll be assisting with the delivery of a wide range of challenge events including our own events - March in March, Ride to Victory, the D-Day Challenge, Race to Remember and also the London Marathon, many other 3rd party runs and challenges and our fundraisers own fantastic challenges.
Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.
Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.
About the role:
You will be involved in every part of our wide range of events from identifying and exploring new fundraising events and current trends, to helping with the conception, delivery and stewardship of our participants journeys on these events. You’ll be working closely with the challenge team to help maximise participation and income whilst ensuring we give our supporters the best experience possible when taking part in any event for Combat Stress.
We are looking for a passionate, ambitious self-starter who thinks on their feet, doesn’t have to wait to be told what to do and is happy to muck in and help out wherever needed.
You will be working in a fast paced environment which is fun and rewarding. You’ll need to be able to prioritise a sometimes demanding and shifting workload, work well under pressure and have excellent written and communication skills and exceptional attention to detail especially when data processing.
This role is subject to a DBS check.
As a healthcare environment, and for the health and wellbeing of our staff, veterans and visitors, we encourage everyone at Combat Stress especially professionals that are veteran facing to take up the offer to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19
What we offer:
You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.
• 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
• Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
• Discount shopping vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme
• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible working
• Access to Blue Light Card scheme
Plus many more.
How to apply:
To apply, send an up to date CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information about the role please contact Kate McKeand, Head of Challenge and Community on email@example.com
Closing date: 3 July 2022
Interview date: week commencing 11 July
Please note, we reserve the right to close this advert early, should we receive a sufficient amount of applicants
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