Fundraising Support Officer
About us Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with myeloma – the second most common form of blood cancer. It originates in the bone marrow and currently affects around 17,500 people in the UK. Whilst treatable, myeloma is not yet curable. Our ultimate goal is to find a cure. We are dedicated to ensuring that patients get access to the right treatment at the right time, and to improving standards of treatment and care through research, education and awareness raising. We also provide a range of information and support services to patients, family and friends to help deal with a diagnosis of myeloma. About the role The Fundraising Support Officer is a key role within the Income Generation Team, providing administrative support to the Head of Campaigns, Events and Community Fundraising. You will be a key contact for fundraising enquiries by ensuring supporters are introduced to relevant managers. The role also has responsibility for maintaining accurate records of communication, gifts and so forth in line with GDPR protocol. You will work with colleagues in Fundraising and Finance on developing and improving processes to ensure timely gift acknowledgement and reporting. You will assist with the project management and administration of events and campaigns, maintaining accurate and secure supporter records and reporting on progress and performance. From time to time you will be required to attend and represent Myeloma UK at Fundraising and Services Events at locations across the UK. About you You will have experience of working in a busy office environment managing multiple priorities. You will be fully computer literate and have experience of working with databases, ideally Raiser’s Edge. A good standard of general education and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for this post, along with a high level of attention to detail. You will have a good telephone manner and be confident dealing with a variety of people at all levels. You will enjoy working as part of a busy team and have the ability and willingness to attend events outside normal working. Applications close at 5.00 pm on 17 September 2018. Interviews will be held on 5 October in Edinburgh.