Could you be our new Charity Co-ordinator?

Could you be our new Charity Co-ordinator?

We’re on the hunt for a new Charity Co-Ordinator to join the Dan’s Trust team in East Lancashire.
The full time/flexible role, offers a salary of £20,000 per annum

About the role:

Being the first face of the Charity
Collating any referrals for new award winners via the website, email, word of mouth, or via our
existing award winners and ambassadors.
Responding to email enquiries and phone calls.
Speaking to sports clubs, schools and colleges in the local area to identify new talent.
Screening candidates via telephone and video calls.
Providing written updates regarding candidates to Trustees and seeking their approvals.
Writing to potential candidates to inform them if they have been successful/unsuccessful.
Obtaining candidate details whilst adhering to GDPR rules.
Arranging payments to award winners via the charity banking system.
Arranging candidate contact with our PR consultant.
Ensuring our five ambassadors fully understand their roles within the charity. Helping them grow
within their roles and fulfil roles to the best of their abilities within their specialism.

Social Media and PR
The charity co-ordinator will assist and oversee our outsourced PR and social media agency with help on award winners/potential candidates/potential ideas.
To help coordinate fundraising activity in conjunction with the PR team.
Basic understanding of Facebook, Instagram and TikTok would be beneficial.
Assisting in arranging press interviews for award winners with our PR consultant.

Manage and amending the website using WordPress.
Manage funding forms which are completed by potential award winners directly via the website.
Liaising with web providers and designers.

Dealing with HMRC on charity issues and updates.
Liaising with our team of accountants to ensure the smooth running of the charity.
Assisting accountants with compliance and audits.
Working with our payroll team, informing them of any updates or changes to the payroll.
Controlling the banking for the charity. Paying suppliers via the bank and recording activity via Xero.

To provide professional and effective administrative support to Dan’s Trust, ensuring efficient and
effective running of the charity office and daily business.
The ability to build on and form new relationships with existing award winners and potential new
award winners.
Ability to talk to a diverse range of people.
To support the charity Trustees in the management and administration of its fundraising and
marketing functions.
Identifying and responding to the needs of members within the local community.
Arranging quarterly meetings and catch up with Trustees, involving PR consultants, if required.
Updating the charity database, adding new award winners when necessary.
Arranging fundraising events.
Organising quarterly PR and social media content days with our PR consultant within the local area, inviting new and old award winners to attend. Including arranging venue hire and catering.
Organising merchandise as and when required.
Using initiative to promote the charity and work with local businesses to raise money and our profile.

Experience in a similar role would be an advantage but we will consider applications from those who are able to demonstrate how their transferrable skills, knowledge and experience are relevant to this role. This is a full time but flexible role. However there will be occasional evening and weekend work as most of our candidates are at school or college, so the need for flexibility is vital. It is primarily a home-based role; however, travel to locations within the area will be necessary on a quarterly basis.
A full driver’s licence is essential or willingness to travel to locations.

Closing date: 31 August 2022

If you think you have what it takes to be part of a developing and growing charity we’d love to hear from you. Please forward your application to