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Fundraising Events Coordinator

Job Introduction

Fundraising Events is an important area of growth for Diabetes UK’s Engagement and Fundraising Directorate. We have seen some great successes in our Diabetes UK bespoke challenges both in terms of acquisition and fundraised income over the past few years which has enabled us to grow the Fundraising Events team. These bespoke events include One Million Step Challenge, Swim22 and UK Wide Cycle Ride. It is an exciting time to join what is a busy, successful and growing Fundraising Events Team as we take the opportunity to capitalise on additional investment to keep growing our challenges and improving the experience we offer supporters.

Interview Date: 26 January 2022

Role Responsibility

The post holder will be the first point of call for events fundraising enquiries and will work with the Fundraising Events Managers to provide our fundraisers and supporters with the advice and support they need to maximise their fundraising potential. We are committed to offering an excellent experience to all of our supporters and this role will be integral to making sure we are best placed to support our event participants through their fundraising and training journey with Diabetes UK.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will confident, conscientious team player, with excellent customer service skills, who is quick to learn, highly organised and a proactive problem solver. Willing to be committed to developing customer care and team processes is key. They will have worked in a customer service focused administrative role in the charity sector and will have experience of working to tight deadlines across multiple tasks/events. They will have experience of working with JustGiving reporting and fulfilment houses.

Please note that all job offers are subject to you providing acceptable evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK.  You might find the following resources useful:

  • To view a full list of accepted documents and the checks employers are required to make click here
  • To view guidance on proving your right to work to an employer click here

 If you have any questions, please contact HRAdvice@diabetes.org.uk   

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan* (on completion of your probation period and if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme* (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

For nearly 5 million people with diabetes in the UK, there’s no day off. At Diabetes UK, we fight day in, day out for better care, treatment and support. We won’t stop until diabetes can do no harm.

With more people than ever living with diabetes and millions more at risk of developing type 2, our work has never been more needed. We make sure they get the care and support needed to live well with diabetes and avoid devastating complications.

We fund critical research, which has led to life-changing discoveries – like the first insulin pen and programmes to put type 2 diabetes into remission. Now, we want to do this for everyone and find a cure.

We can’t do any of this without you. Our staff are passionate and determined about helping everyone affected by diabetes. For over 85 years, they’ve been behind vital policy changes, as well as new treatments and technologies to make living with diabetes easier every day.

But there’s more to do. And you can be part of it.

We’re a really diverse bunch and we recognise and respect your value as an individual. As well as helping people with diabetes, you’ll be part of one of the top 30 Best UK Charities to Work For, and one of the top 75 Best Large Companies in London.

We’re committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk, and we need our staff and volunteers to support this.

Our vision is a world where diabetes can do no harm. Join us today, and together, we can make that a reality.

To find out more about what we do, check out our website.

 

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