Fundraising Events Officer x 2

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Role Summary

Bliss is an award winning, digital first organisation looking for two Fundraising Officers to join our supportive and ambitious Community & Events Fundraising Team.

You will have experience of working on fundraising events, with a particular emphasis on marketing and stewardship, and will have a passion for delivering an excellent supporter experience to anyone who chooses to raise money for Bliss.

For the Running Events Officer role, the ideal candidate will have experience of working on events like the London Marathon or the Great North Run for charity, and will be able to work on their own initiative to look after the full portfolio of running events that people take on for Bliss.

For the Fundraising Events Officer role, we are looking for someone who has experience of community fundraising who has the creativity and passion to grow our branded community events such as Bake for Bliss or Bliss Little Heroes.

This role is advertised as full time, but we would welcome applications from candidates seeking to work part time.

For more details please view the job description and person specification attached to this advert and also available on our website.

Why work for Bliss?

Bliss values and celebrates the work of its Fundraising Team and our organisation’s strategy prioritises a mix of digital and traditional ways of building relationships with supporters. We understand that we all have different priorities at home and we therefore offer a mix of financial and non-financial benefits including 25 days paid holiday, flexible working practices, time off for volunteering, learning and development via peer to peer, blended, cascaded and self-directed learning and family friendly policies. Please see the JD for more details.

How to apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit the following documents to francesl@bliss.org.uk (Frances Llewellin), or via post to: HR Officer, Bliss, 4th Floor, Maya House, 134-138 Borough High Street, London SE1 1LB

  • CV
  • Supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria in the person specification
  • Equal opportunities form

Recruitment Timeline

  • The closing date for applications is midday on Sunday 29 September 2019 but please note that early applications may be prioritised
  • The first round of interviews is provisionally scheduled for 3-4 October at the Bliss head office
  • Second round interviews will be arranged for the following week as needed

It is Bliss’ policy not to contact applicants who have not been invited for interview so if you have not heard from us by 3 October you should assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.

Fundraising Bliss Events Officer

Fundraising Running Events Officer

Equal Opportunities Form