|Philanthropy Support Lead
|Head of Philanthropy
|£27,471 – £34,848
37.5 hours per week (flexible working will be considered)
Alder Hey, Liverpool (Hybrid)
We are recruiting for a Philanthropy Support Lead to work within the Philanthropy team here at Alder Hey, the UK’s busiest Children’s Hospital.
The Philanthropy team raises vital income from major donors, charitable trusts, foundations and other funders. This is a key role to support the team and help implement the Philanthropy strategy to reach new audiences and grow sustainable income.
We’re looking for a proactive team player who loves organising events and has a structured approach to administration, research and data. Charity experience is desirable but not essential, we’re very open to candidates from other sectors who have transferable skills. You’ll also be calm under pressure, self-motivated and an excellent collaborator. If you’re excited by the sound of this, we’d love to hear from you!
Administration, Processes and Data
Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience
• Event management
• Managing relationships and negotiating with third party suppliers, venues and agencies.
• Managing team operations and processes
• High level administrative support with excellent attention to detail
• A range of research methods
• Efficiently managing and delivering a demanding and varied workload
• Using a CRM system or database
• Experience of working in the charity sector
• Experience of working in a Philanthropy/high value team
Skills and Attributes
• Excellent organisation and planning skills.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written across a range of audiences
• Excellent influencing skills
• Ability to build strong working relationships internally and externally at all levels
• Self-motivated, calm and positive attitude with the ability to work effectively under pressure and prioritise in a busy environment
• Ability to work in a logical and organised manner
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently
• Excellent IT skills including Microsoft packages, especially advanced use of Excel
• A creative and lateral thinker with the ability to look for innovative solutions to problems
• Commitment to principles of equality, diversity and collaborative working
• Experience of public speaking/ presenting at Board or Committee level
• Excellent presentation skills with the ability to get information and ideas across clearly and succinctly
• Committed to continuing professional development
• Strong interest in working for a children’s health charity
• An understanding and commitment to the values of Alder Hey Children’s Charity
• Willingness to get involved with activities across the charity
• High standards of personal conduct, honesty and integrity
• Respect for and ability to maintain confidentiality
• Willingness to occasionally work outside of normal office hours for events.
How to apply
Applications must include your CV and a covering letter which answers the following questions:
- How do you meet the person specification? If you don’t exactly meet all of the role requirements but have transferable skills please do consider applying and provide details as part of your answer.
- Why do you want to work for Alder Hey?
If you have any questions about the role please contact Tracey Wilson, Head of Philanthropy at [email protected].
Closing date: 4pm on Thursday 22 February 2024
Interviews: Thursday 7 March 2024
Alder Hey Children’s Charity will make every endeavour to make any reasonable adjustments for applicants who require assistance in carrying out their duties due to a disability. Alder Hey Children’s Charity is committed to equal opportunities and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Alder Hey Children’s Charity is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. The post holder may be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure check.