Maggie's
Maggie's

Charity registered in Scotland SC024414

Maggie’s is a charity providing free cancer support and information in centres across the UK and online.

Current vacancies

Centre Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £23,016 – £25,973
  • Edinburgh/Dundee/Inverness
  • Closing 13th February 2022

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about bringing people together, building dialogues and listening to ideas to join the teams at our Edinburgh, Dundee and Highlands centres.

You will utilise effective and efficient administrative and fundraising skills to assist in delivering both financial and non-financial targets which will provide a gateway to all fundraising activity across Maggie’s.

You will assist the Centre Fundraising Manager to implement the fundraising strategy to deliver income targets through proactive donor recruitment and excellent donor care.

This includes supporting and retaining existing supporters and researching new key relationships with individuals as well as partnerships with local businesses, groups and associations.

You will represent the work, vision and purpose of Maggie’s whilst supporting the delivery of local and central fundraising initiatives and campaigns. This includes presentations, face to face, telephone and written communications.

There will be a requirement to work irregular hours as well as regular local travel.

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick pay scheme and travel and cycle loans.

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Supporter Care Assistant

  • Full time
  • £22,131 – £24,973
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th June 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a Supporter Care Assistant to join the team in our Glasgow office. This fast-paced varied role provides our donors and fundraisers with excellent, sector leading supporter care which builds supporter loyalty and contributes to the delivery of high-quality, innovative communications in order to maximise their lifetime value.

We are looking for someone with exceptional communication skills who can handle a wide range of enquiries through email, telephone, instant message, and post from new and existing supporters as well as people who use our centres. You will be comfortable making calls to our supporters to steward and develop fundraising opportunities.

You will be able to establish strong collaborative working relationships both internally and externally to effectively work with colleagues across Scotland, England and Wales at all levels in the organisation as well as various external suppliers.

You must have a close attention to detail, strong IT skills and be comfortable using Microsoft Office (especially excel) and our in-house database (ThankQ).

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick-pay scheme, and travel and cycle loans.

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Assistant to Fundraising Director

  • Full time
  • £24,461 – £31,649
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th July 2021

This is a demanding role where you will support the Fundraising Director in effective management of the fundraising teams across our UK Centres and the central expertise in Trusts, Major Gifts and Partnerships.

You will assist the Fundraising Director to plan and organise a broad range of fundraising activities; formulating and adjusting plans as required. Additionally, the Fundraising Director will depend on you to lead or assist on specific projects.

You will act as gatekeeper regarding access for fundraising team with Fundraising Director which will involve utilising strong understanding and sound judgement skills across a number of activities.

You will have experience in providing high level administrative support to senior staff and the ability to work under pressure and deal with emergencies or unexpected problems.

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick-pay scheme, and travel and cycle loans.

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Centre Fundraising Organiser

  • Full time
  • £19,359 – £22,594
  • Dundee
  • Closing 2nd September 2021

We are seeking an enthusiastic, driven and well-organised Centre Fundraising Organiser to join the fundraising team at Maggie’s Dundee.

As an integral member of the Fundraising Team, the Centre Fundraising Organiser will be based at Maggie’s Dundee and support the delivery of a wide range of fundraising activities for our Dundee and Fife centres, to maximise income for Maggie’s.

You will welcome and support visitors within the Dundee centre in their fundraising for Maggie’s as well as in the local communities, and ensure they are motivated, informed and supported.

This is a demanding role in a fast-paced environment where priorities change frequently.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about bringing people together, building dialogues and listening to ideas.

You will have strong IT skills in Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook, and the internet and the ability to organise a wide variety of activities at any one time.

You must be able to organise, co-ordinate, record and use data. Attention to detail, strong communications skills and excellent numeracy skills alongside a positive and friendly approach is essential.

There will be a requirement to work irregular hours as well as some local travel.

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick-pay scheme, and travel and cycle loans.

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Finance Officer (Glasgow) Maternity cover

  • Full time
  • £25,440 – £32,916
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th December 2021

We provide free cancer support and information in our specially designed centres across the UK and online. Working alongside NHS hospitals, Maggie’s centres are staffed by expert Cancer Support Specialists, Psychologists and Benefits Advisors, helping people to take back control when cancer turns life upside down.

Our long-term ambition is to be there for everyone with cancer in the UK at all 60 cancer centre sites to ensure that there is no-one living with cancer who is unable to access the expert psychological and information support that they so desperately need to live the best quality of life possible. The next five years brings us over the halfway mark to achieving this goal.

About the Post Holder

You will be a part qualified accountant with at least three years experience of using a computerised financial accounting package. You will have a proactive approach with the motivation and ability to work autonomously, under minimum supervision, exercising personal judgement effectively and referring matters were appropriate. You must be able to communicate complex financial information to non-finance colleagues and build relationships across different functions. You will have working knowledge of a fundraising database, especially for running reports, checking information and managing Gift Aid.

About the Role

You will demonstrate strong financial experience and excellent communications skills to manage and maintain the Hansa accounting system, including ensuring that the system is complete, accurate and up to date. This will involve performing daily reconciliation of the bank account and providing information to Supporter Care Team, and checking Gift Aid claims. You will manage the data on the Accounting system, Hansa, and the interface with the Fundraising database, including highlighting areas where systematic improvements need to be made, and communicating these to the relevant people.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain the Hansa accounting system, ensuring that the system is complete, accurate and up to date. Manage and execute bank and balance sheet reconciliations including prepayments and accruals, analysis of Just Giving, interest, and the interface with the Supporter Database. Perform journal entries and corrections. Investigate and resolve discrepancies in Hansa, as appropriate, and close off at month end.
  • Reconcile the finance system against the donor database and agree changes to be made with the database team.
  • Protection of Maggie’s assets including income and fixed assets by reconciliations and proper recording, and supporting members of staff to follow the correct procedures according to the Finance Manual.
  • Support Treasury and cash management and ensure that investment income is optimised by keeping the accounting system up to date and accurate.
  • Assist in preparing the Maggie’s management accounts from Hansa. The management information must be accurate, timely and relevant on a monthly basis or as required.
  • Assist in the annual external audit, and provide information for the Auditors as required.
  • Collate the Gift Aid claims and perform quality control. Train, support and audit the Fundraisers to ensure that Gift Aid is maximised and correct.
  • Assist in the budget process
  • Identify any control or system weakness/inefficiency and develop procedures and systems.
  • Train and support others to follow the financial procedures and understand their importance.
  • Management of the accounting system.
  • Support non finance members of staff in issues of management of income, VAT, Gift Aid, budget management and other finance issues as necessary.
  • Visit Centres as required to perform audit checks and provide support and training for staff.
  • Use Excel spreadsheets to prepare Management Accounts and other duties.

Essential skills and experience

  • Part qualified accountant, or AAT qualified.
  • English and Maths Standard Grade or Nat 5.
  • Experience of Hansa accounting system
  • Experience of ThankQ fundraising database
  • Experience in budget operations and financial reporting
  • Understanding of the Statement of Recommended Practise (SORP)
  • Good working knowledge of spreadsheets
  • Fast, accurate keyboard skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with people at all levels in the organisation and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to produce reports and analyse data accurately and quickly.
  • Strong team worker with high level of integrity

Reports to: Management Accountant

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Supporter Care Assistant

  • Full time
  • £23,016 – £25,973
  • Hammersmith office
  • Closing 19th December 2021

This fast-paced varied role provides our donors and fundraisers with excellent, sector leading supporter care which builds supporter loyalty and contributes to the delivery of high-quality, innovative communications in order to maximise their lifetime value.

We are looking for someone with exceptional communication skills who can handle a wide range of enquiries through email, telephone, instant message, and post from new and existing supporters as well as people who use our centres.

You will be comfortable making calls to our supporters to steward and develop fundraising opportunities.

You will be able to establish strong collaborative working relationships both internally and externally to effectively work with colleagues across Scotland, England and Wales at all levels in the organisation as well as various external suppliers.

You must have a close attention to detail, strong IT skills and be comfortable using Microsoft Office (especially excel) and our in-house database (ThankQ).

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick-pay scheme, and travel and cycle loans.

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Top job! Trusts & Statutory Manager (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £30,417 – £40,736
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th January 2022

We're looking for a Trusts & Statutory Manager to join our team based at our Glasgow office for a maternity cover contract.

Maggie’s raises funds from a variety of sources including grant-making trusts and foundations in the UK and overseas, the National Lottery Communities Fund and statutory grant givers, and individual major donors, for both capital and revenue projects.

The post holder will have an excellent knowledge of the trusts, foundations and grants market in the UK and a voracious appetite to seek out new funding opportunities.

They will be an integral part of the trusts team within the fundraising function at Maggie’s and will provide high quality applications, bids, reports, budgets and supporting documents for a diverse range of audiences including existing and new grant makers.

The post holder will also have responsibility for stewarding and developing relationships in order to encourage repeat and multi-year agreements.

This role will ideally start as soon as possible, between now and the end of March 2022.

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick-pay scheme, and travel and cycle loans.

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