Work for us

We have a huge job to do. We want all people affected by cardiomyopathy to live a full life.

To do this we need to grow and develop Cardiomyopathy UK  and from time to time this means adding to our small staff team. Whatever the role, we want people who;

  • are passionate about changing the lives of people affected by cardiomyopathy;
  • really understand the condition and the impact it has;
  • know more than we do already; and
  • are happy to get stuck in.

Current opportunities

Information & Educational Events Manager

Based in our Chesham (Buckinghamshire ) office or other suitable location
Full Time / £32,000 per annum

We think that outstanding information resources and events save lives and help people to cope with cardiomyopathy, a severe disease of the heart muscle. As our new Information and Educational Events Manager your role will be to make this complicated disorder seem less frightening and more manageable and to ensure that healthcare professionals responsible for people with the condition have the information and skills they need to deliver appropriate treatment. 

We need someone who can demonstrate a great track record in delivering educational events and authoring resources across a range of platforms and through a variety of media.

To apply for this post please send your C.V and cover letter to Alison.Thompson@cardiomyopathy.org

Your cover letter should be no more than two sides of A4 and outline how you meet the person specification for the post and your interest in applying.

Deadline for Applications: 5pm Wednesday 20th June

Job Description


Services Admin Volunteer

Based in our Chesham (Buckinghamshire ) office About this role

The role of office volunteer is to assist the charity with day to day administrative activities to support the work of our services and fundraising teams.  Our office volunteers help with sending out information and promotional materials, entering data onto our database and using the internet to search for information to assist us in providing support to people affected by cardiomyopathy.  We are looking for someone with good administration skills, who is able to work as part of team.

Hours – min 6 hours per week, flexible days

Location – based at our office in Chesham, Bucks

Typical tasks include

  • Mail shots and responding to information requests
  • Internet research
  • Data entry

What we are looking for;

Essential

Desirable

  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of working in an office
  • Good written and IT skills
  • Experience of the third sector
  • Excellent telephone skills

 

  • Attention to detail

 

  • Good people skills

 

Training requirements

‘On the job’ support will be provided by the Support Group Manager, the Services Assistants and Fundraising Assistant.

How to apply

Please contact Jo Franks at jo.franks@cardiomyopathy.org if you are interested in volunteering.


Fundraising Admin Volunteer

About this role

The role of the Fundraising admin volunteer is to assist the charity with its day to day fundraising administrative work. This will involve entering data onto our database, making up fundraising packs, sending out standard letters and using the internet to search for information about corporate and trust opportunities. We are looking for someone with good administration skills, who is able to work as part of team.

Hours – 6-8 hours per week on a Monday and/or Wednesday

Location – based at our office in Chesham

Typical tasks include

  • Data entry
  • Internet research
  • Making up packs
  • Sending our standard letters

What we are looking for;

Essential

Desirable

  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of working in an office
  • Good written and IT skills
  • Experience of the third sector
  • Excellent telephone skills

 

  • Attention to detail

 

  • Good people skills

 

Training requirements

‘On the job’ support will be provided by the Challenge Event Fundraiser, Community Fundraiser, Fundraising Assistant and Head of Fundraising as relevant to the task.  

How to apply

Please contact Sheila Nardone at sheila.nardone@cardiomyopathy.org if you are interested in volunteering.


Communications Assistant

Internship June - September 2018 (with an opportunity to extend)

About the role

We are able to offer internship opportunities to students in full-time education or to recent graduates who are considering public relations, public affairs or marketing as a career option.

The Communications Assistant will build awareness and understanding of the organisation's role and increase the impact of our work improving public services. The postholder will support various teams writing content for media, and working with digital and social media outputs within the charity. This is an ideal placement for someone who wants to gain experience within an evolving third sector organisation for experience over the summer period and break into the world of communications.

All travel expenses will be reimbursed and some home working can be accommodated.

Key skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound personal time management and organisation skills, with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Works collaboratively as part of a team.
  • A strong interest in the media and a good news sense
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • An interest in journalism and working in the media

How to apply

To apply please send a CV and covering letter with dates you are available to Priya Manek, PR and Communications Manager priya.manek@cardiomyopathy.org or call 01494 791224 for a chat about the position.