Fundraising and Events Assistant – fixed term up to 12 weeks


Closing date: Monday, 15th Jul 2019

Location: Old Trafford, Manchester
Salary: £8.21 fixed term up to 12 weeks contract/or on bank basis if required
Hours per Week: Between 21-35 per week

At Henshaws we are devoted to making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Sometimes this can be the smallest of things, and other times something that adds a real wow-factor to a person’s life. We see our work changing people’s lives for the better every day.

Our fundraising team are a fun and friendly bunch who work on Community, Events, Major Donor, Corporate and Trust and Grants fundraising. We are looking for someone to assist the team over the summer for up to 12 weeks, to help plan and administer our fundraising events and appeals.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To support the Corporate & Events Manager with Henshaws’ events, challenge events and community fundraising.  To be the first point of call for enquiries to the Fundraising office.
  • To grow the supporter base of Henshaws and provide excellent customer care, maximising retention and life-time value of supporters.
  • Assist with the development of creative fundraising ideas, appeals and events to engage new and existing supporters.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate and represent Henshaws internally and externally, is essential, along with excellent time management skills and the ability to meet competing deadlines. This role may suit a student or recent graduate and is an ideal opportunity to gain experience in fundraising in the Third Sector.

For further information please see the job description. To apply please submit a CV and covering letter to by 10am on Monday 15th  July 2019. Henshaws reserves the right to close this early if a high volume of applications are received prior to the closing date.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Sorry, applications for this position are now closed