Roles

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Action on Postpartum Psychosis is looking for an energetic, creative and engaging Fundraiser to work with individuals and groups from all walks of life - building strong relationships with them so that APP is the charity they choose to fundraise for.

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE

You will join a small but fast-growing charity with a dedicated and passionate team, committed to supporting women and families affected by severe postnatal mental illness. The Fundraiser will have the opportunity to build on our work so far, shaping systems and future fundraising strategies. A good eye for detail, the ability to plan campaigns from start to finish, and the ability to multitask are essential.

You will have excellent experience of working with supporters and volunteers, ideally in the area of mental health or of mothers and families. You may have previously worked in fundraising, or you will have transferable skills from another area such as sales, events marketing or PR. You will have taken part in fundraising events yourself, and understand the needs and journey of fundraisers.

In this role you will plan, promote, implement and evaluate a range of fundraising events and community fundraising initiatives. You will support and build relationships with our network of supporters who carry out their own fundraising for APP and tend to include: women and families with experience of PP, bereaved families, and health professionals working in maternity and perinatal mental health. Digital fundraising is a core part of our strategy and you will use digital fundraising platforms to reach and engage with APP’s supporters.

We are looking for somebody who is warm, personable and who understands the importance of the small details – as well as flexible, resilient and prepared to manage a varied workload. APP offers flexible home-based working with core hours and flexible start and finish times. A working pattern will be agreed with the successful candidate.

FUNDRAISER

Location Home based, with travel to fundraising events and talks as required

Salary £36,000 pro rata
Hours
Part-time, 3 days (21 hours) a week. 12 month fixed term contract
For more information, please see the applicant information pack.

HOW TO APPLY
Please send a CV and covering letter (no more than two pages of A4) to jobs@app-network.org together with the contact details and equality and diversity monitoring form that you can download below. The contact details form contains your consent for us to process your application and must be included.

Application deadline: Midnight on Sunday 30th January 2022

It is anticipated interviews will be held on Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th February 2022


Action on Postpartum Psychosis is seeking an Office Administrator and Fundraising Assistant to help manage our busy virtual office. You will act as the first point of contact for many people getting in touch with the charity online and via telephone. Applicants will be warm, friendly, empathetic and supportive of the women and families we help.

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE

APP is recruiting an Office Administrator and Fundraising Assistant to help manage our busy virtual office. You will act as the first point of contact for many people getting in touch with the charity online and via telephone. Applicants will be warm, friendly, empathetic and supportive of the women and families we help.

You will work closely with the Senior Management Team, Lived Experience National Coordinators and Project/Finance Administrator. Tasks include: responding to enquiries by phone and email; managing APP’s office systems and procedures; maintaining stocks of fundraising materials and literature held by APP staff and in UK-wide Mother and Baby Units; updating website content; and managing schedules for calls, meetings and events.

Working with our Fundraiser, you will also help to manage APP’s communications with supporters and fundraisers. You will have a good understanding of the time and energy that goes into fundraising and be able to build relationships, support and thank our grassroots fundraisers.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly dedicated, passionate and supportive charity and to play a key role in building responsive and caring relationships with the women and families that use our services, volunteers, supporters and fundraisers.

APP is the national charity providing support and information to mums and families affected by Postpartum Psychosis (PP). PP is a severe form of postnatal mental illness that develops, often out of the blue, in the days and weeks following childbirth. APP works with women, families, academics and specialist clinicians to: raise awareness of PP; develop information; train health professionals; facilitate research; and run an award-winning specialist peer support service.

ADMINISTRATOR AND FINANCE ASSISTANT

Location Home-based

Salary £19,500 per annum, pro rata.
Hours
Part-time, 17.5 hours a week. Days and hours to be agreed but will mainly be between normal office hours (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday).  1-year fixed term contract with possible extension, depending on funding.

For more information, please see the applicant information pack.

HOW TO APPLY
Please send a CV and covering letter (no more than two pages of A4) to jobs@app-network.org together with the contact details and equality and diversity monitoring form that you can download below. The contact details form contains your consent for us to process your application and must be included.

Application deadline: Midnight on Sunday 27th February 2022.

It is anticipated interviews will be held on Wednesday 9th March and Thursday 10th March 2022.