Individual Giving Officer | Depaulcharity

Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Individual Giving Officer

Job titleJob reference number
Individual Giving Officer1004.IGO.LSE
SalaryHours per week
£27,674 per annum + pension and other benefits37.5 hours
Contract typeLocation
PermanentLondon, SE1

What’s the role all about?

As our Individual Giving Officer you will use your creative  and analytical talents to support the Individual Giving Manager deliver our exiting new audience strategy, new supporter acquisition programme and oversee our donor retention journeys ensuring that Depaul UK builds and maintains a loyal and lasting supporter base to provide stability for the charity in the years to come.

Who are we?

Depaul UK delivers a range of support and housing services around the UK for young people and adults at risk of homelessness.

We provide services that:

  • Prevent homelessness
  • Increase the resilience of those we work with
  • Energise opportunities for employment, education, training & volunteering

We're dedicated to putting our values into action to achieve a society where everyone has a place to call home and a stake in their community.

What makes this role exciting?

  • You'll receive in-house training to help you perform your role
  • The role is flexible and you can take a creative approach to supporting young people
  • It's a great opportunity to gain experience in the charity sector
  • A toolkit of resources and information to help you approach, inspire and support individual donors

What will ideally support your success in this role?

  • Delivering compelling and engaging supporter/customer journeys within a Direct Marketing environment for at least two years
  • Experience of creating/editing engaging copy
  • A sound understanding of fundraising/marketing principles
  • Experience of using a customer or supporter databases

You can read more about the role in the attached job description.

What’s it like to work at Depaul UK?

You'll be joining a friendly, flexible and values-led organisation, and will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • 34 days of annual holiday, including bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance

Depaul strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you require information to be sent to you in an alternative format please let us know by contacting recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk or 0207 939 1270.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients.

Closing date:  24th April 2019 at 12:00pm

Interview date: 3rd May 2019

Applications:

To apply please submit the following to recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk including the vacancy title and reference in the subject line:

A supporting statement no longer than 2 x A4 pages addressing the Depaul values - https://uk.depaulcharity.org/about-us/our-values, and the person specification points listed in the job description.

AND either:

  1. completed Depaul job application forms (attached)

OR

  1. a copy of your most up to date CV

Please note:

Applications submitted without a supporting statement and/or after the closing date and time stated will not be put forward for shortlisting

We kindly request no contact from unsolicited Recruitment or Media Agencies.

 

Nightstop UK

Nightstop helps homeless young people find a safe place to stay, one night at a time.

Communities and charities ran Nightstops in 33 locations around the UK, covering 31 percent of the UK and giving 1,403 young people a bed for the night in 2017 alone.

Depaul UK coordinates the Nightstop Network and runs Nightstops in London, the North East, the North West, South Yorkshire and Cumbria.

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