British Heart Foundation

Fundraising Events Support Assistant

Camden, London, England
Up to £23000 per annum + benefits
28 Aug 2019
25 Sep 2019
7649 (500100)
Marketing Disciplines
Event, Fundraising
Industry Sector
Charity / Not for Profit
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Assistant / Graduate
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role

Are you customer focused with an enthusiastic attitude? Do you have a keen eye for detail and great communication skills?

If so, you could be perfect as our new Fundraising Events Support Assistant.

About the role

As a key member of our Fundraising Events team, your job will be to provide administrative support, helping to maximise income and engagement with our supporters by providing excellent customer service.

Based at our head office in London, you'll support our Fundraising Managers, our Events team and our volunteers in raising funds for our vital research. You'll provide motivating and inspiring outgoing customer care through a variety of media including email and phone, as well as to record and extract critical data.

You'll also have the opportunity to undertake mini projects as part of your role.

About you

We're looking for someone with:
* Previous experience working within a busy team environment
* Excellent time management skills
* The ability to juggle tasks which include dealing with general enquiries, providing information and documents to customers in a timely and professional manner
* Experience of MS packages
* Knowledge of CRM systems, or other database packages.

You'll also be a great communicator, with strong customer service and organisational skills and have excellent attention to detail.

Previous use of Freshdesk or other online ticketing programs would beneficial.

In return we offer a generous benefits package including flexible working, healthcare cover, dental plan, subsidised gym membership and substantial annual leave.

About us

Heart and circulatory diseases kill 1 in 4 people in the UK. They cause heartbreak on every street. But if we can invent machines to restart hearts, fix arteries in newborn babies, build tiny devices to correct heartbeats, and if we can give someone a heart they weren't born with - imagine what's next.

How to apply

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Please note this is a 6 month fixed term contract and we're looking for candidates to start immediately.

British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.

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