Careers

We have a number of exciting opportunities to join our successful charity team.

Trusts and Legacies Fundraising Coordinator

The Trusts and Legacy Officer is responsible for generating sustainable income from trust and grant making bodies and individuals. They will play a vital role in the creation and implementation of a legacy strategy that focuses on building quality relationships with legacy pledgers and ensuring all legacies are managed effectively. They will develop an In Memoriam programme using online and offline methods to ensure this source of income is maximised. They will nurture existing and potential supporters; ensuring our supporters feel valued and appreciated.

Hours of work: 20 – 35 by negotiation
Salary: £20,000 – £25K pro rata
Contract: Permanent

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • To work with the Head of Fundraising & Marketing and other team members to develop, implement and continually evaluate the trust and grant making strategy to maximize potential income from both regular and new Trusts and Foundations.
  • To support the development and implementation of the legacy fundraising strategy and to lead on relationships with pledgers and solicitors, administration and management of our legacy fundraising.
  • To develop In Memoriam fundraising as an income generation stream.
  • To build and nurture sustainable and beneficial relationships with donors

Download the full job description and person specification.

To apply, please send your CV and a 2 page covering letter detailing how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities for this role to jobs@gwaac.com by 9AM on Wednesday 6th September. Early applications will be appreciated!

PR and Digital Communications Coordinator x 2

We are recruiting for 2 PR and Digital Communications Co-ordinators to join our marketing team. You will be responsible for working with different audiences to raise the profile of our work across a number of platforms. All the content we put out, whether on social media, online or in print is aimed to spread awareness of the charity, and to make readers as excited and interested in the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity as we are.

Hours of work: 20 – 35 by negotiation
Salary: £20-£25,000 pro rata
Contract: Permanent

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Producing high quality and engaging content, including copy, brand materials and multimedia content.
  • Drafting, editing and distributing materials to stake holders including press releases.
  • Provide creative, editorial and operational support for fundraising and communication projects.
  • Measurement, reporting and evaluation of all PR and communications activity.

Download the full job description and person specification.

To apply, please send your CV and a 2 page covering letter detailing how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities for this role to jobs@gwaaac.com by 9AM on Wednesday 6th September. Early applications will be appreciated!

Lottery Canvassers

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) is looking to expand the number of lottery canvassers in the region recruiting players for our highly successful weekly lottery.

We have vacancies for both part-time and full-time roles and any successful candidate will play a vital role as an ambassador of our charity. Your remit will be to engage with the public, either by canvassing door-to-door or by obtaining private site bookings, in the hope of getting people in the region to join our lottery for either £1 or £2 a week. You are free to choose your own hours of work and the regions within our boundaries that you recruit new members in, and most importantly you will be helping our fantastic charity generate some much-needed income.

The GWAAC weekly lottery is a vital source of revenue to the charity and we are aiming to expand our membership over the coming years. With all members joining by either direct debit or cheque payment, this regular income plays a vital part in keeping the charity flying. If the role is of interest to you, please contact Mark Sullivan on 0333 577 5707 or e-mail mark@towerlotteries.com. Tower Lotteries run and administrate the draw on behalf of GWAAC.

Volunteer

We’re also always looking to welcome new volunteers to our team. It’s the local people who kindly give up some of their precious time who mean we are able to keep saving local lives. Everyone who works here at GWAAC is committed, enthusiastic and dedicated to keeping us flying. We enjoy what we do because it really makes a difference – and we would love to have you as part of our team. 

Whether you would like to help out in our offices, would like to volunteer at a fundraising event, or put on an event of your own, we would love to hear from you. Can you help us save lives?

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