CHALLENGE EVENTS FUNDRAISING ASSISTANT - HEAD OFFICE
Based at our Head Office in Leatherhead, KT22 0BX
Salary: Band 4, £21,873 - £22,629, dependent on experience, plus 5% Outer London Fringe Allowance
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, 09:00 - 16:30
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our successful challenge events team. You will support the team with the delivery of a wide range of challenge events including March in March, Ride to Victory, the D-Day Challenge, Race to Remember, the London Marathon and many other 3rd party runs and challenges. We have big aspirations and are looking for a fantastic assistant to help us to achieve them!
Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK's leading charity for veterans' mental health. For a century, we've helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.
Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We're on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we're there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.
About the role:
You will be involved in every part of our wide range of events from identifying and exploring new fundraising events and current trends To the conception, delivery and stewardship of our participants journeys on these events. You'll be working closely with the challenge team to help maximise participation and income whilst ensuring we give our supporters the best experience possible when taking part in any event for Combat Stress.
We are looking for a passionate, ambitious self-starter who thinks on their feet, doesn't have to wait to be told what to do and is happy to muck in and help out wherever needed.
You will be working in a fast paced environment which is fun and rewarding. You'll need to be able to prioritise a sometimes demanding and shifting workload, work well under pressure and have excellent written and communication skills and exceptional attention to detail especially when data processing.
This role is subject to a DBS check.
What we offer:
You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.
* 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
* Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 10% of salary
* Discount shopping vouchers
* Cycle to work scheme
* Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
Plus many more.