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Individual Giving Writer / Editor

St Mungo's
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Please note this role is internally known as Individual Giving Writing Editor.

Are you a talented writer who can help develop our fundraising activity?

About the role

We are seeking a talented Individual Giving Writer / Editor. You will source and write a range of fundraising materials for the Individual Giving team to inspire the public to support St Mungo's and reaffirm for existing supporters that their contribution is making a vital difference to people who are homeless.

In this role you will:
  • Take ownership of copy for our existing supporters, ensuring that powerful writing and compelling stories drive the success of our fundraising across a range of audiences.
  • You will write supporter newsletters, supporter appeals, emails, inserts and other projects as they arise.
  • You will get to be part of a motivated and passionate fundraising department. With your help, we will be able to raise essential fundraised income to help end homelessness and rebuild lives.

About you

We are looking for someone who can write compelling copy for a range of different fundraising materials.

You should enjoy sourcing and interviewing for a range of case studies.

Developing relationships across the organisation will be vital to the role in order to generate stories, manage approvals and take briefs.

What we offer

Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
  • We hold Investors in People Gold accreditation - one of just 3% of Housing Associations to achieve this. 82% of staff who took part in the survey say St Mungo's is a great place to work.
  • We are committed to developing all of our staff via routes such as secondments, transfers and promotion. In 2019 35% of our vacancies were filled by internal promotions.

A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work.
  • We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves.

Flexible Working and Other Benefits
  • We are committed to maintaining your work/life balance. We offer 25 days annual leave, and operate a very popular Flexi Time scheme, which allows you to supplement your annual leave entitlement. After 5 years, staff annual leave entitlement increases to 28 days.
  • St Mungo's contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.

What we do

At St Mungo's our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 - 2020 we supported 32,800 people across all of our services. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.

How to apply

To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo's careers page on our website.

To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the 'document available' tab at the top of the advert page on our website.

Closing date: 10am 29th November 2021

Interview and assessments on: 9th December 2021

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo's current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.
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