Charity Ambassador

The Charity for Civil Servants
Newbridge, UK
28 Aug 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Charity Ambassador

This is a great opportunity for an outstanding relationship builder who loves to inspire people to make a difference. The Charity for Civil Servants are expanding their team, and this is an exciting time to be joining this highly successful occupational charity. We are looking for high calibre professionals who have the ability to engage and inspire donors so that we can continue to support civil servants, past and present, offering practical, financial and emotional support.

The role:

In this role you will be an integral member of our national field engagement team. With comprehensive support and a high level of autonomy, we believe this position offers a genuinely attractive and interesting opportunity. This is a full time permanent position and you will be responsible for developing brand awareness and engagement within your region. The majority of your time will be field based, visiting offices and work places, presenting to serving Civil Servants.

As well as increasing awareness of what we do and the range of services we offer, the role involves identifying potential new donors and volunteers and raising funds through new and existing channels.

Your key objectives will be to:
  • Achieve revenue/fund raising targets that will support the strategic growth plan and mission of the Charity.
  • Help identify, cultivate and secure donors.
  • Develop, care for and grow the volunteer and donor database.
  • Support volunteers to create and run fundraising events.

What we are looking for:

While fundraising experience is desirable, we are open to applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and full training will be provided. You will need to be organised and self-disciplined with the ability to work diligently to deadlines while managing your own time. A background in sales or business development would be useful. You need to be comfortable presenting face to face to a large audience and have a natural, charismatic and empathetic personality. You will also need to be a strong networker with great time management skills, capable of researching, emailing and calling senior decision makers, getting involved with volunteers, fundraising activities, promoting awareness, leading fundraising discussions and running presentations.

In this role you will be well trained and well rewarded. Salary £23,000 to £26,000 depending on experience + car allowance and expenses. It is a Permanent, Full Time position, but we are willing to consider flexible working for the right candidate. A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential as there will be extensive travel within your region and from time to time you will support colleagues in other locations. 80% field based - Vacancies in Glasgow & Edinburgh.

The Charity for Civil Servants is one of the largest occupational charities in the UK. We support civil servants, past and present, when times are tough, listening without judgement and offering practical, financial and emotional support. People came to us for assistance over 48,000 times last year and we distributed 2.2 million in financial support. We are one of the 100 Sunday Times best not-for-profit organisations to work for.

Permanent, Full time | 36 Hours per Week

£23,000 - £26,000 pa

Home Based (with extensive travel) Glasgow / Edinburgh

Closing date for applications is 13th September 2019

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

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