Single Gifts Campaign Executive

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Starting at £20,599 + excellent benefits

Vacancy location


England, South West, Reading Hub

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Fundraising - Legacies & Single Gifts

Job Title

Single Gifts Campaign Executive

Job Level

Support Provider

Contract type


External job advert

Supporting people with sight loss live life independently is at the heart of what we do. As a Marketing Campaign Executive (known as a Single Gifts Executive at Guide Dogs) in the Fundraising team, you would play an important part in this.

The Marketing Campaign Executive assists with the delivery of tactical retention and acquisition Single Gifts (Cash appeals and Raffle) fundraising campaigns. This involves supporting with administrative and campaign related tasks such as:

  • reporting on results
  • proof reading/reviewing collateral
  • copy writing
  • collating/actioning feedback
  • managing print production
  • producing wrap up reports
  • working to budget and more

By supporting the delivery of our fundraising activity and helping us achieve campaign objectives to budget and on time you’ll be helping people with sight loss live the life they choose.

Candidate requirements

To be able to fulfil this role, the skills and experience we are looking for in a potential candidate include;


  • Proven experience of working in a busy environment with a successful track record of delivering against competing priorities and achieving deadlines
  • Great multi-tasking skills
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders/suppliers
  • Experience in, and comfortable with, receiving and actioning feedback
  • Demonstrable understanding of direct marketing principles and techniques
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Experience of working in the charity sector
  • Demonstrable ability to be proactive and problem-solve


For this role, there will be opportunities to work from home 3 days a week.

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

More details about this role, the Organisation and the recruitment process can be found in the attached candidate pack and job description.

We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date.

Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from people with disabilities as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invitation to interview for all applicants with disabilities who demonstrate, within their application form, sufficient evidence to meet the essential criteria for the job.

Candidate profile

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

For the complete list of essential and desirable criteria necessary to be successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below. The candidate pack contains more information about this role & the recruitment process at Guide Dogs.

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.

How to apply
If you have any accessibility issues, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01189838837 or

Applications need to be made using the online application form, accessed using the ‘apply’ button above.

As part of your application ensure you provide evidence and examples of how your skills & experience meet the criteria as set out in the attached job description.

The system has a one-hour time limit. We would advise you to prepare your answers separately and then copy and paste into the online form once finalised.
If any mandatory fields are missed, a pop-up box will appear at the top of the page advising which sections require completion.

Please note that you’ll have to upload a CV as this is a mandatory requirement as part of our Safer Recruitment Policy.

Guide Dogs follow Safer Recruitment practices to ensure we are safeguarding the vulnerable people we work with. As part of this, we require a full work history with any gaps accounted for & a minimum of 2 professional referee details fully covering the past 5 years. If there is not enough space in your application form to provide this information, please ensure you upload additional documentation containing the additional detail.


Please contact our Recruitment Team on 01189838837 or if you require any support with your application.

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