Vacancies at Embrace


Individual Giving Manager

Digital Co-ordinator

IT Support Technician

 

Job title: Individual Giving Manager

Salary: £30,000-£35,000 + benefits package

Hours: 36.5 per week (flexible hours and some home-based working offered)
Contract: Permanent

Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire (accessible from London Underground Metropolitan line and Chiltern mainline services). Free office parking.
 

Are you a passionate and talented individual giving fundraiser, with a creative flair for designing and delivering excellent supporter experience, through print and digital channels?

Do you have experience of managing individual giving appeals to grow income, reach new audiences and increase supporter engagement?

Are you looking for your next challenge where you can make a difference to an organisation with a compelling charitable mission?

If so, then we would love to hear from you.

About the job:

With investment to redevelop the Charity’s website and plans for digital transformation, there has never been a more exciting time to join Embrace the Middle East’s Fundraising and Marketing team.

Over the last few years the charity has developed a successful portfolio of fundraising programmes (mainly print) to help raise vital funds needed to bring about lasting change and transformation to some of the most marginalised people living in the Middle East. You will play a key and active role in focusing on growing individual giving, creating inspiring supporter experience, to minimise attrition and maximise acquisition of supporters through print and digital channels. As the principle individual giving fundraiser you will be adept at developing and delivering the charity’s acquisition strategy, identifying, targeting and recruiting new donors and reaching out to new audiences. You will play a lead role in driving digital innovation across all our individual giving programmes and work collaboratively with Embrace’s strategic communications group to integrate fundraising initiatives into the wider communications strategy for the charity. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a talented group of committed and passionate people. To be part of an organisation that invests in people’s continued professional development, values everyone’s contribution and pays a fair wage, alongside rewarding benefits and flexible working arrangements. Our commitment to personal development will ensure you continue to grow and flourish in your career.

As a Christian organisation, we don’t ask that you share our faith, but rather that you are sympathetic to the Christian ethos and values of Embrace the Middle East. The ideal candidate will be sympathetic to the Christian character of Embrace and have a heart for people living in desperate situations in the Middle East. They will have a strong desire to raise vital funds to make a difference to the lives of the poorest communities.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and undertake a disclosure check as part of the Charity’s recruitment policy.
 

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please send through a completed application form to vacancies@embraceme.org attaching a covering letter outlining your suitability, relevant skills (as per the job description and person specification), your notice period/when you could be available to start work, hours you are available to work, and your desire for the role.

We aim to contact all candidates either before or shortly after the closing date for applications.

Closing date: 9 December 2019

 

Job title: Digital Co-ordinator

Salary: £24,000-£26,000  + benefits package

Hours: 36.5 per week
Contract: Permanent

Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire (accessible from London Underground Metropolitan line and Chiltern mainline services). Free office parking.
 

Are you looking for a fresh new challenge in digital and social media communications, where you can make a difference to the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged people living in the Middle East?

Do you have experience of co-ordinating the design and production of engaging content for web and social media platforms?

Want a job where your digital skills and creativity will be valued and nurtured? If so, then we want to hear from you.

About the job:

We have a great opportunity for a Digital Co-ordinator to assist in the development and delivery of Embrace’s website content, email communications and social media presence.  Working creatively, collaboratively and sensitively with colleagues, you will help shape the digital communications schedule and ensure these support the Charity’s public engagement and fundraising goals. You will be able to craft a headline that reads well and is optimised for SEO. You will apply your creative visual skills to select images that resonate with new and existing supporters to illustrate the transformational impact that is possible through their support, in some of the hardest to reach communities living in desperate situations.

Working within the communications team, you will have responsibility for ensuring the website, email communications and social media accounts are kept up to date and co-ordinate the smooth delivery of the communications schedule. You will need experience of using a CRM system to execute email communication, working with external designers, where needed, in line with our editorial and visual brand identity guidelines.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a talented group of committed and passionate people. To be part of an organisation that invests in people’s continued professional development, values everyone’s contribution, pays a fair wage, alongside rewarding benefits and flexible working arrangements. Our commitment to personal development will ensure you continue to grow and flourish in your career.

As a Christian organisation, we don’t ask that you share our faith, but rather that you are sympathetic to the Christian ethos and values of Embrace the Middle East.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and undertake a disclosure check as part of the Charity’s recruitment policy.

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please send through a completed application form to vacancies@embraceme.org attaching a covering letter outlining your suitability, relevant skills (as per the job description and person specification), your notice period/when you could be available to start work, hours you are available to work, and your desire for the role.

We aim to contact all candidates either before or shortly after the closing date for applications.

Closing date: 16 December 2019

 

Job title: IT Support Technician


Salary: £25,000-£27,000 per annum + benefits package

Hours: 36.5 per week
Contract: Permanent

Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire (accessible from London Underground Metropolitan line and Chiltern mainline services).  Free office parking.
 

Are you looking for a fresh new challenge in IT, providing desktop support to a small organisation with a compelling charitable mission?

Do you have experience in helping to resolve technical issues and have an understanding of cloud-base technologies?

Want a job where your IT skills will be highly valued and nurtured? 

If so, then we would love to hear from you.
 

About the job:

This is a new and highly rewarding opportunity for an IT Support Technician to join Embrace’s small team, working collaboratively and supportively with colleagues to maintain the charity’s IT infrastructure, systems and security. Working closely with the Head of IT and Security, you will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining system back-ups, patching servers and providing technical assistance to maintain our web shop and charity website. You will be first point of contact for desktop support to 38 users (some remote workers), helping to fix basic technical issues and escalating more complex problems where necessary. Working as part of a small close-knit organisation, you will be an excellent communicator and able to share IT knowledge in a user-friendly way. Working closely with the Head of IT and Security, you will have the opportunity to support various projects that develop and improve our current systems and IT services. Current projects include phase 2 of the CRM upgrade (to CARENG), Office 365, Digital Assets Management, Local Area Network domain name change and ongoing upgrades of the security infrastructure including perimeter firewalls.
 

Suitable candidates:

We are looking for a collaborative team player who enjoys assisting colleagues with IT issues and finding solutions to fix these. You must have previous desktop support skills and a good understanding of Windows Servers 2008, 2012 and 2016, Web based CMS software (eg Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla or similar) and network printers. You will need to have some previous experience of contributing to the security environment and helping to maintain business continuity.

As a Christian organisation, we don’t ask that you share our faith, but rather that you are sympathetic to the Christian ethos and values of Embrace the Middle East.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and undertake a disclosure check as part of the Charity’s recruitment policy.

How to apply:

To apply for this role, kindly send through a completed application form to vacancies@embraceme.org attaching a covering letter outlining your suitability, relevant skills (as per the job description and person specification), your notice period/when you could be available to start work, hours you are available to work and your desire for the role.

We aim to contact all candidates either before or shortly after the closing date for applications.

Closing date: 20 December 2019

 

 

Embrace the Middle East is an equal opportunities employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to child protection.

Please note that in order to be considered for any position you need to have the right to work in the UK, either through nationality or relevant work visa.  

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