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Join one of the fastest growing UK charities as we work together with communities to bring an end to poverty and hunger.

We are founded on Christian principles and inspired by the words of Jesus in Matthew 25: 35 – 36. Our values are important to us, and we aim to live them out in all areas of our work.

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Fundraising Assistant, Salisbury

The Fundraising Assistant will play an essential role in the Fundraising, and Marketing & Communications departments. They will be the first point of contact for the team, so must be able to deal with a wide range of queries in a timely manner, whilst delivering excellent customer service. Responsibilities will include processing donations, keeping the database up-to-date and supporting the department on a range of administrative tasks.

The Trussell Trust is a national charity working to end hunger and poverty in the UK. Over the past decade there has been rapid growth in use of foodbanks across the country, and as a result the Trust now supports a network of over 400 foodbanks providing emergency food supplies. The Trust’s work has diversified in the last few years to provide a range of services to support people in crisis and help them break the cycle of poverty.

With poverty and hunger still on the increase, the need for the Trust’s services continues to grow. In order to meet the demand, the Trust needs to raise more and more funds to support its vital work.

This role is vital to the smooth running of the departments, so the Fundraising Assistant must be able to multi-task and work under pressure. With the opportunity to work across a range of areas in Fundraising, this is an excellent opportunity for anyone who is interested in developing a career in fundraising or the not for profit sector.

How to apply

We will need the following:

Application form

Your current CV

Covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role

Equal opportunities monitoring form (optional)

Once completed, send all items to people@trusselltrust.org

Please submit your application by 12.00pm on Friday 13th May 2016. We reserve the right to extend this date depending on number of applicants.

Interviews will be held on 23rd and 24th May 2016.
Please note we cannot accept incomplete applications.

Retail Area Manager, Hampshire

This is an exciting, unmissable opportunity to join one of the UK's fastest-growing charities with personal development and great career progression possibilities.

The Trussell Trust is a national charity working to stop UK hunger and poverty. In the UK, thirteen million people live below the poverty line - during the 2015/16 financial year our 424 network foodbanks gave 1,109,309 three day emergency food supplies to people in crisis. The Trussell Trust and its mission partners offer a range of widening support beyond food to help people in crisis break the cycle of poverty.

• As part of our rapid expansion programme of retail shops across Wiltshire, Dorset, and Hampshire, we are looking for an ambitious, energetic individual to join our retail team to develop the full sales, profit and community hub potential of existing and new shop openings in the Hampshire area.

• This will be achieved through building effective shop teams, setting clear objectives, providing guidance and direction for the successful achievement of these objectives, and monitoring performance on a continual basis.

• The successful candidate will have experience and excellent track record of managing a network of retail shops (preferably in the charity sector), excellent leadership skills and strong business acumen. Expected to control financial targets, costs and expenditure to budget, plan and implement marketing campaigns and promotions, develop and maintain good channels of communication with local communities and organisations.

You will also oversee the recruitment, training and development of shop teams in your area.

So, if you are the kind of results orientated, people focused person who can lead, motivate and inspire a team to drive sales and achieve targets and have the passion and enthusiasm for tackling poverty and hunger, APPLY NOW !

Download the role description for more information.

How to apply

We will need the following:

Application form

Your current CV

Covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role

Equal opportunities monitoring form (optional)

Once completed, send all items to people@trusselltrust.org

Please submit your application by 12.00pm on Thursday, 19th May 2016. We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on number of applicants.

First stage Interviews will be held in the week beginning 6 June 2016. If shortlisted further, you will be invited to a second stage interview where you will spend time with the existing  senior team.

Please note we cannot accept incomplete applications.

Retail Sales Assistant, Fareham

The Trussell Trust operates an ever-expanding portfolio of shops across Wiltshire, Dorset, and Hampshire, which generate 40% of the charity’s income and provide meaningful volunteering opportunities to people of all backgrounds.

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, and resourceful individual to take on a Sales Assistant position at our busy shop in Fareham, helping it to realise its full potential as a friendly community hub and a significant source of funds for the Trust’s vital work. A demanding, but rewarding post and an unmissable opportunity to work with one of the UK’s fastest-growing charities.

The Assistant helps to ensure the Trussell Trust shop, in Fareham, is run in an effective and efficient manner. Your primary goal is to assist the Trussell Trust Shop Manager. As you would expect in such an important role, you will have a wide range of responsibilities. These include: promoting the vision of the charity, maximising sales, providing the volunteer team with a stimulating and supportive environment and maintaining and increasing standards of customer service.

How to apply

We will need the following:

Application form

Your current CV

Covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role

Equal opportunities monitoring form (optional)

Once completed, send all items to people@trusselltrust.org

Please submit your application by 12.00pm on Thursday, 19th May 2016. We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on number of applicants.

First stage Interviews will be held in the week beginning 6 June 2016. If shortlisted further, you will be invited to a second stage interview where you will spend time with the existing shop team.

Please note we cannot accept incomplete applications.