Fundraiser – Charity Link Careers – Huddersfield

Charity Link Careers

Fundraiser Our Fundraisers are employed by Charity Link on permanent contracts, working on behalf of some of the UKs most well-known Charities. Working at pre-booked, high footfall venues, shows and events. This role really does make a difference to peoples lives. You will be the public face of the charity, interacting with the public seeking their support by way of regular monthly direct debit donations or lottery sign ups. You’ll need to have excellent communication skills, a passion for interacting with the public with the ability to work under your own initiative. Our commitment to quality and expertise is unrivalled. A 5-day new-starter training programme is followed by 12 weeks in-field mentoring within a professional and well managed regional team environment ensuring that the best possible support is provided. What were looking for * Previous experience in a customer-facing role such as Direct Sales, Customer Service or Field Sales * Outstanding communication skills with the ability to create a rapport in a face-to-face situation * A full driving licence and your own vehicle * A positive attitude and a strong work ethic * Apersuasive and engaging communicator who enjoys the variety of travelling and working in a different environment each day * The desire to become a passionate advocate for the Charity you represent Our venues fundraisers typically work between 10am and 6pm and are usually employed on a 40 hour per week contract working 5 days per week, including alternate Saturdays. Our venues are often busiest first thing in the morning, over lunchtime and later in the afternoon, so our Fundraisers must be flexible in the hours they work and demonstrate commitment to reaching their donor targets each week. All our fundraisers are on permanent employment contracts, providing the security of regular income as well as amazing benefits including health cash plan, death in service plan, shopping discounts and a personal pension ! Our fundraisers are paid a basic wage, plus discretionary bonuses, which relate to the number and quality of donors they achieve. All uniform, equipment and materials are provided – including an electronic tablet to take donations. Fundraisers are entitled to 28 days holiday which includes bank holiday allowance. Accommodation will be provided if staying away (if the venue is over 75 miles from home) plus a contribution towards travel expenses. Our criteria As our fundraisers engage with the public daily, we need to ensure we recruit the best people with the right skills, experience and background to support our ambitions. All Fundraisers must undergo a basic criminal record check prior to joining the team. Charity Link is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Charity Link will not discriminate unlawfully in any aspects of employment, including recruitment and selection and will consider applications without any regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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