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| 1st April, 2022

Fundraising Assistant

Children’s Heartbeat Trust – Join our Team

Supporting children and young people with heart disease in Northern Ireland.

We are a children’s charity based in Northern Ireland that offers our employees the opportunity to make a real and lasting difference to the lives of children and young people living with congenital heart disease (CHD), and their families.  We are passionate about providing support to those affected by CHD and believe in delivering the highest standards of care and support to our heart families.

We are looking for a motivated and committed individual to join our team as Fundraising Administrator. You will become an integral part of our successful team providing administrative support to the Fundraising Manager as the charity grows. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to gain knowledge and experience of fundraising with training and development opportunities available.

This post is a minimum of 25 hours per week. Maximum, 37.5 hours. Working hours to be determined by mutual agreement.

Fundraising Assistant

Hours: Negotiable. Minimum 25 hours per week. Maximum 37.5 hours

Location: Based in Belfast, covering Northern Ireland

Fixed term contract for 2 years.

Salary: £18,562 – £18,933

Essential Requirements include:

    • 4 GCSE’s Grade C or above to include English and Maths or equivalent
    • Demonstrate a minimum of 1 years’ experience of data entry/keying of information into excel, databases or any other IT Systems.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Data entry of Fundraising events, donor details and donations received onto the charity’s CRM system.
  • Respond to enquiries and provide excellent donor care and support through face to face interactions, telephone, email, social media and written communications.
  • Assist with organising fundraising events and activities throughout the year
  • Update social media platforms, website and publications with relevant information in relation to the charity’s fundraising events and support services.

For more information and how to apply:

To apply please submit your CV. (See below)

Please ensure that you clearly set out in your CV how you meet each of the criteria as detailed in the person specification.

To apply with your CV and for full details including Job description and person specification please see HERE

Alternatively you can request direct from us the Full Job Description and person Specification and submit your CV by emailing: [email protected] 

The Panel reserve the right to enhance the shortlisting criteria, as appropriate, in the event of a large volume of applications. 

Closing Date: Midnight on Saturday 30th April 2022.

Children’s Heartbeat Trust reserve the right to interview only those candidates who appear from the information provided to be the most suitable for the job.

Shortlisting will take place w/c 2nd May with interviews taking place on Friday 13th May 2022 for successful applicants.

We are an equal opportunities employer.



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