JOB TITLE: Fundraising Executive
HOURS: Part time (0.6 fte) 22.5 per week
SALARY: £29,000 (full time equivalent) pro rata
LOCATION: UK Flexible
REPORTING TO: Head of Operations

Terms of Employment: Fixed Term contract, twelve months to be reviewed subject to three month probation period and satisfactory employment and security checks.

Description of the Role:

Fundraising Executive (FE) post requires a creative approach to generating income, have a strong track record in a similar role; enjoy working in an organisation where creativity and innovation are valued. S/he will have excellent communication skills and an ability to motivate and inspire others. S/he will work with the fundraising team to develop, plan and implement SR’s community fundraising strategy. S/he will raise awareness of SR, through building and developing contacts, networking and delivering presentations to a variety of audiences; including faith-based organisations, schools, community groups etc.
FE will be responsible for managing SR’s fundraising portfolio and the day to day operations of community fundraising officers, risk assessments; managing relationships and reporting to funders, identifying and researching prospective funders and donors.

Main Duties / Responsibilities:
 Income generation from a variety of funding streams
 Researching, initiating and researching new fundraising opportunities
 Profiling of donors
 Exploring opportunities to obtain gifts in kind e.g. with retailers, the public.
 Fulfilling reporting requirements and managing and maintaining accurate records and tracking systems
 Managing the community fundraising team, i.e. daily operations and performance management.
 Raising awareness of Syria Relief’s work through local media, events, networks and presentations.
 Maintaining accurate records.
 Collaborate with colleagues across SR’s teams national and internationally.
 To update relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and training; to ensure SR complies with all legislation and statutory regulations regarding fundraising.

Leadership Skills:
 To promote SR’s vision and mission and to uphold the Charity’s values in all day to day activities and delivery of services.
 Take business accountability for the delivery of shared business responsibilities e.g. relevant contribution to SR’s Objectives, Risk Register and Assurance Framework.
 To ensure that SR develops a culture that promotes equality and values diversity and that the service you provide meets the needs of all stakeholders. This may involve the development and monitoring of policies and procedures to ensure the services you provide are inclusive to all.
 To participate in SR related events as and when required.
 In accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and subsequent legislation, the post holder is required to undertake a proactive role in the management of risks in all their actions. This includes:-
o Undertaking risk assessments in line with the SR risk assessment process;
o Reporting all incidents, near misses and hazards in line with the SR’s reporting arrangements/system
o Undertaking a statutory duty of care for your own personal safety and that of others
o Attending all statutory and mandatory health and safety training, appropriate to the role.

We are looking for a Fundraising Executive.

Twelve months fixed term contract. Closing date Friday 28th January 2019

SR is going through an exciting period of development, with our new 5 year strategy aiming to significantly increase our activity, impact and visibility.

The successful candidates will join our team to make this happen.

Application procedure:-

To apply please email manchester@syriarelief.org.uk with the Job Title in the subject line.

1. CV or application form.

2. A covering letter briefly outlining how you meet the required qualities and skills and how you would manage the key duties and responsibilities and where appropriate, evidence (maximum 1,000 words).

3. How you can demonstrate you have full rights to work in the UK.

We reserve the right to close this post early, where we receive a high number of applications and you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible.

Applicants are encouraged to visit our website, read the job description carefully and person specification to assist you in completing your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If any of the three requirements are missing in your application, your application will not be considered.

SR believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Please note, the position you are applying for has been identified as requiring an Accuity Identity and Security Check.

If you require any further information please contact Glenys Ely, Human Resources, Manchester Office.

JOB TITLE: Fundraising Events Officer
HOURS: Full Time Full time (40 hours less 30minutes break 37.5 hours per week)
SALARY: £22,000 to £26,269 Band 5
LOCATION: Denton, M34 UK Flexible
REPORTING TO: Fundraising Manager UK

Terms of Employment: Fixed Term Contract, for twelve months, subject to six month probation period and satisfactory security checks.

Description of the Role:

Our Fundraising Events Officer’s post, is responsible for organising events: budget management, sourcing venues, suppliers, managing volunteers, procurement, risk management, donor relationships and reporting. Identifying and researching prospective fundraising opportunities. S/he will have excellent communication skills and an ability to motivate and inspire others. S/he will work with the fundraising team to develop, plan and implement SR’s fundraising strategy. S/he will raise awareness of SR, through building and developing contacts, networking and delivering presentations to a variety of audiences; focusing on faith-based organisations, schools, community groups etc.

Main Duties / Responsibilities:
 Organising Events
 Researching, initiating and researching for events: i.e. venues and opportunities
 Keep up to date with Fundraising legislation, with Fundraising Regulator
 Exploring opportunities to obtain gifts in kind e.g. with retailers, the public.
 Fulfilling reporting requirements and managing and maintaining accurate records and tracking systems
 Managing the volunteers fundraising team, i.e. daily operations and performance management.
 Raising awareness of Syria Relief’s work through local media, events, networks and presentations.
 Maintaining accurate records.
 Collaborate with colleagues across SR’s teams national and internationally.
 To update relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and training; to ensure SR complies with all legislation and statutory regulations regarding fundraising.

Leadership Skills:
 To promote SR’s vision and mission and to uphold the Charity’s values in all day to day activities and delivery of services.
 Take business accountability for the delivery of shared business responsibilities e.g. relevant contribution to SR’s Objectives, Risk Register and Assurance Framework.
 To ensure that SR develops a culture that promotes equality and values diversity and that the service you provide meets the needs of all stakeholders. This may involve the development and monitoring of policies and procedures to ensure the services you provide are inclusive to all.
 To participate in SR related events as and when required.
 In accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and subsequent legislation, the post holder is required to undertake a proactive role in the management of risks in all their actions. This includes:-
o Undertaking risk assessments in line with the SR risk assessment process;
o Reporting all incidents, near misses and hazards in line with the SR’s reporting arrangements/system
o Undertaking a statutory duty of care for your own personal safety and that of others
o Attending all statutory and mandatory health and safety training, appropriate to the role.

We are looking for a Fundraising Events Officer.

Twelve months fixed term contract. Closing date Friday 28th January 2019

SR is going through an exciting period of development, with our new 5 year strategy aiming to significantly increase our activity, impact and visibility.

The successful candidates will join our team to make this happen.

Application procedure:-

To apply please email manchester@syriarelief.org.uk with the Job Title in the subject line.

1. CV or application form.

2. A covering letter briefly outlining how you meet the required qualities and skills and how you would manage the key duties and responsibilities and where appropriate, evidence (maximum 1,000 words).

3. How you can demonstrate you have full rights to work in the UK.

We reserve the right to close this post early, where we receive a high number of applications and you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible.

Applicants are encouraged to visit our website, read the job description carefully and person specification to assist you in completing your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If any of the three requirements are missing in your application, your application will not be considered.

SR believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Please note, the position you are applying for has been identified as requiring an Accuity Identity and Security Check.

If you require any further information please contact Glenys Ely, Human Resources, Manchester Office.

JOB TITLE: Executive Assistant (EA)
HOURS: Full time (40 hours per week less 30 minute lunch break 37.5 hrs)
SALARY: Band 4 £18,540 to £23,486
LOCATION: Denton, M34
REPORTING TO: Chief Executive Officer

Please note, that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks which may include, but are not limited to, employment references, right to work verification, Accuity background check and where appropriate a criminal record check.

Overview of the Role:

EA to CEO, Provide secretarial services; diary management, typing, travel bookings etc.
Reporting and handling matters on behalf of the Chief Executive. Organise Board committee meetings, produce agendas for the Board of trustees and subsequent committees, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory standards. Preparation of papers, taking minutes, recording of actions and briefing members. Develop and implement governance systems, procedures and events for the Board of trustees, its committees and others as appropriate. Establish, maintain and respect working relationships and communication networks associated with the post.

Main Duties / Responsibilities:
• Provide secretarial support to the CEO and senior management team.
• To be responsible for the planning and execution of Board or governance meetings and events
• Ensure that committees are properly constituted with clear terms of reference
• Minute every meeting of the board and its committees as required, recording decisions and following up any subsequent actions
• Ensure there are nominated chair and executive directors to lead on each committee and ensure meetings are conducted to agreed standards
• Maintain the registers of: Trustees/directors of SR and charity Interests of the trustees/directors pecuniary interest, gifts and hospitality, for the trustees/directors
• Develop, implement and continuously review the governance policy, standards and procedures across the Charity
• Create and implement sustainable procedures for record keeping and information retrieval to comply with agreed governance standards and current regulation
• Ensure that arrangements are in place for the recruitment, election or selection, induction and on-going development of new Board and Committee members.
• Devise and maintain standard operating procedures and schedules of matters for the Board
• Establish, maintain and monitor appropriate committee procedures across the charity, supporting C.E.O., Trustees, committees and working groups.
• To develop and maintain effective communications with members, staff and other stakeholders on governance issues
• Provide the CEO and the Board with effective legal advice through access to a comprehensive legal service.
• Keep under review all corporate governance arrangements which might affect SR and ensure that the board is fully briefed on these matters and have regard to them when taking decisions
• Lead on the preparation of all corporate governance papers for the Board, and contributing corporate governance advice to the Board and other senior groups’.
• In conjunction with the Chair and the Chief Executive, establish arrangements for the evaluation for the effectiveness of the Board.
• Ensure that SR is at the leading edge of transparent, accountable governance through continual professional development, networking and partnering.
• To report on governance performance to the CEO and Board of Trustees, making recommendations for improvement, implementing agreed reforms
• To develop systems to monitor and evaluate governance quality and standards across SR
• Ensure that the Comments, Compliments and Complaints policy is regularly reviewed and procedures are up-to-date.
• Lead on the conduct of enquiries and complaints according to policy and procedure, working in partnership with appropriate staff and senior volunteers.
• Report annually to the Board on the outcomes of complaints and the learning by SR.
• Prepare meeting rooms which may entail some moving and lifting in order to re-arrange the furniture and layout of the meeting room

Leadership Skills:
o To promote Syria Relief’s vision and mission and to uphold the Charity’s values in all day-to-day activities and delivery of services.
o To contribute to the Charity’s objectives, Risk Register and Assurance Framework.
o To ensure that Syria Relief develops a culture that promotes equality and diversity and that the service you provide meets the needs of all stakeholders. This may involve the development and monitoring of policies and procedures to ensure the services you provide are inclusive to all.
o To participate in Syria Relief related events as and when required.
o In accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and subsequent legislation, the post
o holder is required to undertake a proactive role in the management of risks in all their actions; this includes:-
 Undertaking risk assessments in line with the Syria Relief risk assessment process;
 Reporting all incidents, near-misses and hazards in line with the Syria Relief’s reporting
 arrangements and systems
 Undertaking a statutory duty of care for your own personal safety and that of others
 Attending all statutory and mandatory health and safety training, appropriate to the role.

We are looking to recruit an Executive Assistant. The ideal candidate will have attention to detail, self-motivation and excellent at forming good stakeholder relationships.

Syria Relief, is led by a passionate, dedicated, knowledgeable board of trustees, who formed the charity in response to the Syrian crisis that began in 2011.

We believe the only way possible is by working together. Our selection process includes an assessment based on candidate’s ability to demonstrate these core competencies:

Open minded and respectful

Resilient and adaptable to new situations

Facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships

Seek and share knowledge

We promote equal opportunities and value a diverse workforce.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before you apply.

SR reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Application procedure:-

To apply please email manchester@syriarelief.org.uk with the Job Title in the subject line.

1. CV or application form.

We reserve the right to close this post early, where we receive a high number of applications and you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible.

Applicants are encouraged to visit our website, read the job description carefully and person specification to assist you in completing your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If any of the three requirements are missing in your application, your application will not be considered.

SR believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Please note, the position you are applying for has been identified as requiring an Accuity Identity and Security Check.

If you require any further information please contact Glenys Ely, Human Resources, Manchester Office.

 

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