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Fundraising Special Projects Executive

Vacancy Details

Salary: £21,568 to £22,838 per annum
Location: Central Office
Region: South East
Job Type: Support Provider
Category: Secondment- Full Time
Closing Date: 12/08/2020
Date Posted: 12/01/2020
Reference: 0000037708


Fundraising Special Projects Executive
Central Office, Reading, base with some working from home flexibility
£21,568 to £22,838 per annum + benefits
12-month secondment
Full Time

This is a fantastic opportunity to join The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association as a Fundraising Special Projects Executive.

The role
The Special Projects Executive helps people with sight loss to live the life they choose by assisting the delivery of Special Projects across fundraising acquisition and supporter development, delivering on time and to budget, maximising the number of responses and value and supporting the Special Projects Office.

Who we’re looking for

You will have experience of working in a busy environment, with a variety of tasks to deliver, and have administration experience. You will have very good organisation, communication and admin skills. You will have an understanding of direct marketing principles and techniques.

It would be advantageous to have experience of working within a Direct Marketing team and experience of working with a number of different teams and/or suppliers.

For the complete list of essential and desirable criteria necessary to being successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below.

This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year. As a charity, we’re always keen to support flexible working as best we can.

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

How to apply
Applications can be made using the online application form. You will need to evidence the criteria as set out in the attached job description. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.

Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

We reserve the right to close adverts early.

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.


Salary: £21,568 to £22,838 per annum
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