Finance Apprentice Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark Safeguarding Office

This role will suit someone who is looking to get practical experience in fundraising or an office environment, or maybe someone who could bring their office experience and skills to support the team.

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Apprenticeship summary

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark are looking for a fundraising apprentice to be based in the finance office and supporting the fundraising team. This role will suit someone who is looking to get hands on experience in fundraising or an office environment, or maybe someone who could bring their office experience and skills to support the team.

The Fundraising Apprentice will work alongside a cheerful, enthusiastic, friendly and passionate fundraising team. You’ll meet with and work alongside the Head of Fundraising and the Parish Fundraising Lead. You will receive training relevant to the activities you are most able to participate in.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Opening fundraising mail
  • Processing and banking donations
  • Using a CRM to register gifts and update donor’s records
  • Sending out thank you letters to supporters
  • Proof reading and amending newsletters to a print ready standard
  • Printing and packaging newsletters for delivery
  • Populating spreadsheets
  • Helping to organise, promote and run fundraising events
  • General office administration (filing, scanning, designing materials, printing, mail-merging, postage)
  • Legacy filing management

Benefits:

  • Helping a worthwhile charity
  • Opportunity to develop fundraising and office administration skills
  • Learn about charity finance
  • Meet new people
  • Be active and engaged
  • Add value to the charity
  • Learn new and transferable skills and improve your CV
  • Weekly wage

    £109.20

  • Working week

    The apprentice will be contracted a minimum of 28 hours per week, up to 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9am - 5:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 28.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Date posted

    21-12-2020

  • Expected start date

    01-02-2021

  • Closing date

    24-01-2021

  • Standards

    Business Administrator

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced

  • Reference number

    VA1673907

  • Training Provider

    TRAIN TOGETHER LIMITED

  • Location

    London


Requirements and prospects

Desired Skills

  • Friendly, organised and enthusiastic individual
  • Good telephone skills
  • Experienced with Word/Excel
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • An interest in research and picking out key facts from lots of data and information
  • Event planning/organising

Personal qualities

  • Team player but also confident lone working
  • Great people skills - approachable, helpful and friendly
  • Professional and resilient
  • Self-motivated

Desired qualifications

GCSE A-C/8-4 in maths and English or equivalent qualifications are required.

Future prospects

Potential to become a permanent member of the team - will be reviewed upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Things to consider


About the Employer

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark are the second largest roman catholic diocese within the UK. The work carried out by the departments in which the apprentice will be based supports the religious mission of the church.

Employer

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark Safeguarding Office

http://rcsouthwark.co.uk/indexold.html