Individual Giving Officer (Acquisition)

£28,203 to £32,908 per annum depending on location
18 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
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Individual Giving Officer (Acquisition) 

Work for a world without dementia 

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Individual Giving Officer - Acquisition 
Location: Flexible across England, Wales and Northern Ireland 
Contract type: Permanent, Full Time 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £28,203 to £32,908 per annum depending on location 

Closing date: 28 March 2019 
Interview date: Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at the London Central Office 

About the role: 

As a member our high performing Individual Giving team, you will have the opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of people affected by dementia and play a vital role in helping us to achieve our fundraising goals. This will be done by managing a variety of direct marketing campaigns across multiple channels and products, with a view to acquiring new donors. You will be vital in the development and implementation of the Individual Giving team’s strategy, at a time of exciting opportunity and change. It is essential for the Individual Giving team’s ability to meet the ambitious targets that need to be achieved over the next five years. 

The post holder will provide an essential resource, focusing on managing Acquisition campaigns across multiple channels, analysing them and contributing to future campaign strategy 

About you: 
We are looking for a passionate direct marketer with experience in the sector to join our expanding team at this exciting time of opportunity and change. We’re an organisation that challenges and campaigns so that people with dementia are better understood and supported. One that stands up and is noticed. And one that invests in ground-breaking research in the hope of one day finding a cure. Our aim is to reach every person diagnosed with dementia. And you can help us in doing this. 

The Individual Giving team is planning for significant voluntary income growth over the coming years with investment in place to support that growth. 

A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: 

- Comprehensive project management skills necessary to deliver a wide range of complex campaigns, within agreed timescales and budgets 
- Analytical skills to monitor and review numerous activities and campaigns 
- Demonstrable experience in adhering to procedures and processes 
- Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to develop and maintain key relationships with a range of audiences 
- Demonstrable ability to negotiate with and influence others, who may have different priorities, to achieve common goals 
- Excellent presentational, verbal and written skills 
- Excellent attention to detail 
- Strong IT skills including a high degree of competence using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel. 
- Experience of managing Insert, Door Drop and DRTV campaigns is desirable but not required. 

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, including working from home and flexi-time - all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Individual Giving Officer, Acquisition, Fundraising Coordinator, Charities, Not for Profit, Fundraiser, Individual Giving, Third Sector, Fundraising Assistant etc.

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