Fundraising Assistant

Job description and person specification
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HARP is proud

to pay above the 

Real Living Wage

for our area

Salary: Salary grade Point 3, £18,887 (pro-rata £9,443) rising incrementally to Point 6, £20,043 (pro-rata £10,021) per annum

Location: Southend-on-Sea

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Part-Time 18.5 hrs per week

Job Ref: FA01 - please quote on your application

 

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Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?

HARP is Southend-on-Sea’s leading homelessness charity. On average we help around 1,000 local people every year to overcome or avoid homelessness. In addition to providing essential short-term emergency shelter, food, clothing and washing facilities, we work to identify the root causes of homelessness, creating tailored support for each person’s circumstances. We achieve success by providing structure, purpose and training opportunities, and by providing longer-term supported housing, empowering people to take steps to leave homelessness behind and ultimately live independently in the community.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the fundraising team. We are looking for a charismatic, energetic and engaging person who is ambitious, positive and forward-thinking to join the team and help us to maximise income generation within our Fundraising. In turn, enabling HARP to fund the growing need for homeless services in Southend. Reporting to the Community Fundraising Coordinator.


The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Experience of working in a fundraising, supporter or customer care-focused environment including face-to-face contact and presenting to different audiences.

  • A positive, friendly, enthusiastic attitude with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Knowledge and experience of community fundraising and events.

  • A willingness to go “above and beyond” with the team to get the job done.

  • Have empathy and understanding for homeless people.
     

Closing date: Wednesday 6th April 2022 (Midday)

Shortlisting: Thursday 8th April 2022

Interview date: Tuesday 19th April 2022

HARP will provide you with excellent support and training to carry out your role effectively, and to develop your career. Our starting benefits package includes 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays, a contributory pension scheme through The People’s Pension. HARP will make a contribution to the pension and you will also be required to make a contribution. Employees are also included in HARP’s Death In Service Scheme.

If you are interested, in this position the job description and person specification detailing the Technical and Professional ‘Know How’ required and complete the online form located on our website via the 'apply now' button above.


For full details and to apply, please download the job description/person specification and application form from our website www.harpsouthend.org.uk clicking on the “Work with HARP” tab and then “Careers”. Please quote the reference FA01.


For further information about the position or for informal enquiries please contact Lauren Collin on 01702 615000 (option 3).


Charity No: 1098126 HARP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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