Fundraising Assistant with Brain Tumour Research


Salary: £15,000 – £18,000

Terms: Full time, permanent

Location: Milton Keynes, plus International travel

Closing Date: 15 January 2017

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a Fundraising Assistant to support members of the public in their community fundraising for Brain Tumour Research and helping the wider fundraising team meet and exceed targets.

Brain Tumour Research is a fast-growing national charity, passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through the establishment of a network of experts in sustainable brain tumour research.

Reporting to the Director of Fundraising, you will be responsible for driving income from a growing team of ‘DIY fundraising’ supporters. You will also provide support with a number of administrative functions to help drive fundraising activity across the organisation.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be a highly-organised individual with excellent time management skills.
  • Thrive as part of a busy and growing team.
  • Have very good IT and computer literacy skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and experience of using a CRM database.
  • Have a high standard of written English.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an interest in working in the charitable, or not for profit, sector.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is essential.


Please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website and can send your CV, with a covering letter, demonstrating how you could add value to their organisation and detailing your current salary.

No agencies please.

Humanitarian Grants Compliance Officer with World Vision


Salary: £30,763 pa + good range of benefits

Terms: Fixed Term Contract – 8 months

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 29 January 2017

Job Description

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day they bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, their aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. They are also proud to be voted one of the Top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For’ ranked in 9th place for 2016.

Operating as a Grants Compliance Officer within their Humanitarian and Resilience Team, you will take a lead role in all aspects of humanitarian grant contract management and compliance. This means ensuring that standards are understood and adhered to by colleagues within World Vision UK as well as those in National Offices (particularly in emergency responses and fragile states).

“As a Grants Compliance Officer, you will use your expertise in grant applications and financial processes to provide high quality support to grant proposal development and management, including financial reporting, donor contractual requirements, audits and risk management. You will need to build strategic and supportive relationships with key stakeholders to achieve the optimum standards of financial management and accountability.”

Experience of working in a humanitarian context will be an advantage. Willingness to work flexibly in response to emergencies and travel internationally to emergencies and fragile states is an essential part of the role

We currently have an eight month fixed term vacancy in our Milton Keynes Office, for either a full time or part time candidate

If you’re interested in this position, please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website where you can apply with the link provided, to complete their short online application form, submit a CV and covering letter, stating which opportunity you are interested in.

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer

As a child focussed organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Supporter Services and Membership Coordinator – Whipsnade Zoo


Salary: £22,155 pro-rata (Inclusive of Weekend Enhancement)

Terms: Temporary

Location: Dunstable

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 22 January 2017

Job Description

About ZSL:

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a charity founded in 1826, is a world-renowned centre of excellence for conservation science and applied conservation. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. This is realised by carrying out field conservation and research in over 50 countries across the globe and through education and awareness-raising at their two zoos, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, inspiring people to take conservation action.

Overview of Role:

ZSL is looking for a Supporter Services Coordinator to join their busy Supporter Services and Membership Team, based at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. The Supporter Services team is a single point of contact for general enquiries, members and donors, as well as being the portal through which other ZSL products and experiences can be sold and booked. Contact with supporters will be made via inbound and outbound phone calls, email and face-to-face in order to maximize revenue for ZSL.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be educated to ‘A’ level standard or equivalent and a qualification in customer service would be desirable.
  • Have a good working knowledge of a customer relationship management system within a charity or commercial environment; a good working knowledge of SR04 would be advantageous.
  • Be comfortable speaking to people over the telephone dealing with queries.
  • Have excellent numerical, written and oral skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and customer care skills too; experience working in a customer service department within a charity would be an advantage.
  • Be objective and target driven; highly organized and able to work well under pressure
  • Have an understanding of Bankers Automated Clearing Systems (BACS) and HM Revenue & Customers (HMRC) in regard to Gift Aid.

To Apply:

Click here, you will be directed to Charity Jobs website where you will need to upload your CV and covering letter (detailing relevant experience and skills, stating why you want the position and including details of availability) by clicking the “Apply for this job online” button on the ZSL website. If you have any queries regarding this position or when applying through the system please contact Human Resources.

The Zoological Society of London is a charity registered in England and Wales: no. 208728.