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Fundraising Graduate

Location:
London (Head Office)
Salary Details:
£24,000 p/a + benefits
Hours Per Week:
35
Closing Date:
02 Feb 2020
Vacancy Type:
Fixed Term Contract
The opportunity
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) Fundraising Graduate programme offers the opportunity to experience and work in a range of teams within one of the UK’s largest charities.

You’ll work in a number of Fundraising teams including: Philanthropy, Community, Corporate Partnerships, Marketing and Events, which will allow you to gain a thorough insight into the life of a fundraiser at a major UK charity.

You’ll support different projects and tasks in the fundraising directorate; delivering projects to meet business needs and will be responsible for analysing trends, data, supporting improvement initiatives and managing deadlines. 

Throughout your time on the programme, you’ll be fully supported and have a clear development programme. In addition to learning on the job, you’ll have a BHF mentor and will attend action learning style events with your fellow graduate peers. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend learning events such as face-to-face workshops and have opportunities to play an active role in high profile events to grow your skills, knowledge and networks.  At the conclusion of the two year programme, we hope you will choose to continue your career in our Fundraising Directorate.
The programme isn’t a theoretical training exercise; you will make a real impact on major projects and teams across the organisations whilst you’re developing your communication, team working, leadership and project management skills.

We’re seeking outstanding, talented and ambitious graduates to join us for this fantastic programme. In addition to your 2(1) or better degree, you’ll be self-motivated, team-oriented, possess a hunger to learn and an appetite for real responsibility.

We have a big job on our hands - beating heartbreak from the world’s biggest killers. So we need people who share our values -are brave, compassionate, informed and driven. We need people who share our ambition. If that sounds like you, you’ll be rewarded with a competitive salary and package of benefits at world class organisation, a healthy work life balance and the support to take your career to new heights.

In the UK today 7 million people are living with cardiovascular disease. Do you want to work in a world where what you do support the people affected and helps drive ground breaking research?

If so, apply today.

Heart disease affects all communities. We want our recruits to be representative of all the communities we serve and for our Fundraising Graduate programme we are seeking to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.

Please note this is a 24 month programme.  

Stage 1.  To apply please complete the online application. 

You'll need to fill in an online form, upload your CV, and answer three questions.

Stage 2. Video interview and psychometric assessment

If successful on initial application, the next step will be for you to take part in a one way video interview.

Stage 3. Assessment Centre

If you’re successful at this point, you’ll be invited to come to our London office for a half day assessment. This will consist of a group exercise, a presentation and an interview with our Placement Managers and the HR Resourcing team. It’s also a great opportunity to see where we work.   Our assessment days are on Monday 23rd and Thursday 26th March 2020 at our head office in London 

Stage 4. Offer stage

Following the final stage we will be in a position to make offers to our new Graduates and provide feedback to all candidates that made it to that stage. 
 
Privacy notice: in submitting your application, you are consenting to BHF sharing your data with our recruitment partner CJA Group Ltd solely for recruitment purposes in relation to your application for roles within BHF  
 
Here at the British Heart Foundation we celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. Diversity and Inclusion forms a main pillar in our People Experience Strategy and we drive our strategy through our diversity and inclusion leaders group Kaleidoscope. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work, so we can beat heartbreak for everyoneShould you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on careers@bhf.org.uk