Passion collaboration
Achievement focussed
Demand quality

Business Support Assistant (Fundraising)

Location Homebased/London
Salary £20,110 - £24,866 pa depending on experience
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

We help young people to build life-long belief in themselves, supporting them to take on their own challenges, follow their own passions and discover talents they never knew they had. Because when you prove to yourself that you’re ready for anything nothing can hold you back.

Do you want to be part of that?

The role:

The role will be homebased with one day per week travel into our London SE1 office 

We are looking for a Business Support Assistant To work alongside the Fundraising team to support them with administrative tasks to enable the Fundraising Team to work towards its strategic objectives. 

 Respond effectively to general queries and requests for advice and support from internal and external stakeholders, in person, by telephone, email and video calling.

Undertake and support activities to ensure the successful organisation and delivery of team events and presentations.

Provide administrative support to financial processes including invoicing and processing incoming cheques where necessary.

Undertake and support activities to ensure the successful organisation and delivery of team events and presentations.

You will provide support to ensure the data in CRM is up to date, working with the champions and account managers, organising training when required to ensure the team is inputting correctly, including updating training manual.

Are you?

A trustworthy and hardworking individual who operates with integrity and creates an inclusive working environment.

A motivated and personable individual experienced in providing a good customer service.

An experienced administrator used to following processes with a high degree of accuracy.

A positive and solutions focussed individual who learns from experience and that of others.

We offer excellent staff benefits including a generous pension contribution, flexible working, Heath care cash plan, life assurance, attractive holiday package, ongoing training, and an employee assistance programme.

A full job description can be viewed below.

If you feel excited by this role and believe you have the necessary skills and experience to become a valued team member, please go to our website and apply.

The deadline for applying for this role is:  Midnight 31st May

1st Interview will take place w/c 5th June  - to be held virtually/Face to face in our London office TBC

The DofE are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.   All successful applicants will be required to undergo a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service check. (e.g. DBS/PVG or similar), including 2 years references covering any gaps of employment, confirm eligibility to work in the UK and complete a health check.

If you would like to access the application form in a different format or if you would like any assistance that might help improve your experience while completing the application, please contact us by email

Since its launch in 1956, the DofE has empowered millions of young people to become the very best they can be. It was established by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, our Patron, and is still guided by the same set of principles he laid down.

The flexibility and adaptability of DofE have allowed the DofE to spread around the world. We operate through a social franchise model in the UK, licensing and supporting a wide range of organisations to deliver DofE programmes to hundreds of thousands of young people every year.

Despite the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak our ambition to grow the number of young people who can access a DofE programme remains unchanged and we continue to engage new partners and develop innovative ways of working with businesses, the voluntary sector, and policymakers across the UK to ensure that any young person who wants to do their DofE can do so. To find out more visit

The DofE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive staff team and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We recruit, develop, promote and value people and the DofE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. In order to meet the changing needs and aspirations of the most diverse generation of young adults ever, our staff need a range of perspectives, skills, and lived experience.

While we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds to join our passionate and friendly team, at present people of colour, disabled people, and people under 25 are not as well represented as we would like. As such we particularly encourage applicants from these backgrounds.

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