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Fundraising and Events Assistant
Pensions Policy Institute

Job Description

The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) is considering applications for a Fundraising and Events Assistant to join the team based in Holborn, London. We are seeking an experienced fundraising and events assistant to join the operations team as it continues to increase the income for this long-established charity. As part of a small team and reporting to the Head of Membership and External Engagement, this new role will support and develop both the existing and new fundraising activities of the charity. You will provide the highest levels of fundraising and event administration as well as adding support to the overall operations function. We have a specific interest in candidates who have experience co-ordinating events, researching and applying for funding from charitable trusts and foundations. You will have a ‘can do’ attitude and be willing to be involved in all aspects of the operations team’s activities.

This is a full time position, ideally based in the office, but we will consider flexible working arrangements.  This is a newly created position for an initial one year contract. The start date is flexible.

We strive to treat our employees well and offer a range of benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and knowledge;
  • Central London office location;
  • 25 days annual leave;
  • Membership of the PPI’s Group Personal Pension with 12% employer contribution;
  • Group Income Protection and Life Assurance;
  • Flexible working arrangements.

Please read the role description and person specification below for further details.

Application Process

We will be monitoring applications as they come in and may close the process before the closing date, Friday 23rd August 2019.  Interviews is expected to be held during week 2nd September 2019.  Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a short exercise after the interview (no preparation is required and further details will be given at the interview). Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have a legal right to work in the UK.

If you would like to apply, please send:

• a covering letter outlining specific reasons why you are suitable with reference to the person specification and responsibilities,

• a CV (no date of birth required) 

• 2 referees (who will be contacted if you are successful) 

• your availability for interview

• your notice period, and

• expected salary

To Maritha Lightbourne, Head of Finance and Operations. We will acknowledge receipt of your application and inform you by 23rd August 2019 whether you have been successful for interview. Due to the anticipated high number of applications for this role, if you have not heard from by 23rd August 2019, then unfortunately you have not been successful.

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