MAG (Mines Advisory Group)

MAG (Mines Advisory Group) Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Seasonal
Interim Community and Event Fundraiser Fixed Term, 6 months with possible extension, Manchester City Centre Starting salary for this position is £25,272 per annum (plus contributory pension) As the only UK aid and development charity to have shared the Nobel Peace Prize, Mines Advisory Group (MAG) is an energetic, inspiring and forward thinking organisation. Wars and conflicts erupt, subside and end. But they leave behind millions of landmines, unexploded bombs and unsecure arms. These pose an every-day danger for decades and disrupt the lives of communities for generations. At MAG, we believe that whenever and wherever wars happen, ordinary people should not be the ones who pay the price. We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic individual to join our fundraising team and drive our community fundraising as part of a wider fundraising campaign. You will work closely with other fundraisers to maximise opportunities and will be responsible for running MAG's community fundraising programme. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop an effective community and events fundraising strategy in an international charity and you'll be supported throughout by our dedicated and knowledgeable Fundraising Team. Based in our Manchester HQ, this will be a varied and challenging role where you will act as the first point of contact for community-based fundraisers, the public and media. You will recruit new and steward existing community fundraisers to generate unrestricted income for MAG through a programme of communications, events and awareness building activities. You will have previous experience of working within a community fundraising role and be interested in MAG's humanitarian mandate. You will be an excellent communicator and team player and be able to develop relationships with supporters. You will also recognise that volunteers can make a real difference to MAG's success in saving lives and building safer futures. Overall, you will be an outgoing team player, pro-active, determined and keen to help MAG achieve its lifesaving work. For further information on the role, and details of how to apply, please visit our website as soon as possible, as the advert will be taken down once suitable candidates have been identified.
MAG (Mines Advisory Group) Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Seasonal
As the only UK aid and development charity to have shared the Nobel Peace Prize, Mines Advisory Group (MAG) is an energetic, inspiring and forward thinking organisation. Wars and conflicts erupt, subside and end. But they leave behind millions of landmines, unexploded bombs and unsecure arms. These pose an every-day danger for decades and disrupt the lives of communities for generations. At MAG, we believe that whenever and wherever wars happen, ordinary people should not be the ones who pay the price. We are seeking a HR Administrator to join our HR team and provide support during a particularly busy period. If you're a pro-active, organised administrator with a great eye for detail, excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with a really fast paced role, why not use your skills in an amazing global charity, helping to save lives around the world, all from a fantastic office in Manchester city centre! Our HR team provides support and advice to MAG's employees working in over 25 countries across the world and to MAG HQ in the UK. Working with us, your administrative skills will help make a real difference, supporting our global lifesaving work. You can use your existing administration skills and get experience in HR whilst doing something really worthwhile with your time. In the role, you'll provide excellent administrative support to the HR team, looking after the administration systems which underpin our projects overseas. This is a fast-paced role which will require high levels of organisation, attention to detail, pro-activity and multi-tasking. You'll work on administrative tasks related to areas like recruitment, payroll, inductions and many more. Previous experience of working in HR is not necessary, but you will need to have strong administrative experience to ensure that all our processes are followed effectively. Above all, you will need to be approachable, flexible, super organised, have a good eye for detail and be ready to work in a busy role, taking pride in your work and striving for perfection. This is a great opportunity to work for an international charity, using your existing skills and gaining new ones to develop your career. We've got a friendly team and a modern, professional office and this job is a fantastic opportunity for the right person. Please note - application is by submission of a completed application form, available on our website.
MAG (Mines Advisory Group) Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Feb 13, 2019
Full time
About the role Are you a super-creative communicator who wants to use their skills for the greater good? We're looking for a driven, self-motivated communications officer to join our small and high-performing communications team which has a significant portfolio of responsibilities, including support for the fundraising, policy and international programme teams, as well as global campaigns. You'll work to develop our communications approach, creating content for our channels including social media, blogs, reports, press releases and briefings. You'll have an eye for timely, reactive content and know when and how to deploy different tactics to engage a variety of audiences. An excellent writer, you'll be social media savvy, have a good eye for detail and design and be adept at planning ahead. You'll be great at proactively identifying stories across the organisation and confident in liaising with colleagues - both in the UK and internationally - to get stunning content and craft engaging narratives. About the organisation The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) is a global humanitarian and advocacy organisation that finds, removes and destroys unexploded landmines, bombs and munitions from places affected by conflict. We make it safe for communities to use their land again so people can take themselves out of poverty and live without fear. We also provide education programmes, particularly for children, so people can live, work, travel and play as safely as a possible until land can be cleared. Since 1989, MAG has helped over 17 million people in 40 countries rebuild their lives and livelihoods after war. HOW TO APPLY For further information and details of how to apply, please visit the jobs page of our website before the closing date of 19 February 2019. Applicants who are non-residents of the UK will need to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.