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Fundraising Administrator

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th January 2020

We seek to recruit a highly motivated Fundraising Administrator with previous experience to join our team. You will be a member of a small team based in our office in Midlothian, responsible for providing fundraising administration, directly supporting our Fundraising Officer. You will be instrumental in the effective organisation of our fundraising with a key focus on delivering excellent service to supporters so they feel valued, receive an outstanding supporter experience and are provided with guidance to maximise income. This is a new role, pivotal in supporting SiMBA grow its services and achieve its strategic objectives.

You should possess excellent interpersonal skills and have specific expertise in communicating confidently and sensitively with people at all levels. You should be able to work on your own initiative and previous experience of managing incoming funds via a CRM system would be advantageous as would a background in charitable events or working in the voluntary sector.

This is more than an administration role. By fulfilling your role and assisting with the smooth running of the charity’s day to day fundraising function, you will be helping to ensure that those who need our help the most can benefit from it. To read more about our charity please visit our website - simbacharity.org.uk

Minimum Qualifications Required

Relevant experience in administration and/or fundraising and substantial experience within an office environment

Confident communicator who is happy liaising with people face to face, by phone and over email.

· Able to demonstrate empathy, sensitivity and respect confidentiality when interacting with those who have suffered the loss of a baby and to communicate appropriately

· Proven experience in prioritising and organising workload within a busy office environment is crucial to the role

· Effective interpersonal, organisational and decision-making skills

· Proficient in use of Microsoft Office software, e.g. Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint.

· Knowledge of eTapestry CRM System desirable

· Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Top job! Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th January 2020

SiMBA provides crucial bereavement support to anyone affected by the loss of a baby at any gestation, or after birth. SiMBA's mission is to ensure that every bereaved family is offered a memory box at the earliest opportunity, and provided with private comfortable spaces, with the facilities, that allow them to spend as much time as they need with their babies. To make timeless memories we work closely with healthcare workers so they feel informed, confident and supported in their roles so that they can provide the highest level of care to bereaved families. We also provide ongoing opportunities and events for bereaved families to honour their babies.

We are seeking to recruit up to three Trustees with established and active professional and influential networks to further enhance and complement the current SiMBA Board. We are particularly interested in applications from professionals with experience and skills in the following areas:

  • Fundraising in the charity and corporate sectors
  • Charity governance
  • Previous experience of acting as a Trustee
  • PR/Marketing/Digital
  • Legal and Data Protection
  • Property and Estates Management
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Top job! Chair

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th January 2020

SiMBA provides crucial bereavement support to anyone affected by the loss of a baby at any gestation, or after birth. SiMBA's mission is to ensure that every bereaved family is offered a memory box at the earliest opportunity, and provided with private comfortable spaces, with the facilities, that allow them to spend as much time as they need with their babies. To make timeless memories we work closely with healthcare workers so they feel informed, confident and supported in their roles so that they can provide the highest level of care to bereaved families. We also provide ongoing opportunities and events for bereaved families to honour their babies.

Following the recent retiral of the Chair after also serving for several years on the Board of Trustees, we are seeking to appoint a Chair that will strengthen the leadership and expertise of our Board as the charity enters a new phase of growth and strategic ambition.

We are looking to recruit a Chair to lead the Board of Trustees in ensuring the effective performance of its governance responsibilities. The Chair will work closely with the CEO, providing support, guidance and where appropriate challenge Charity activities.

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