Work at Compassion UK

Call Specialist (home-based/part-time)

Apply by 10.00am 6th December 2021

Are you looking to combine your experience in making proactive outbound phone calls and understanding of how UK churches operate too? Are you passionate about the ministry of Compassion and see children released from poverty in Jesus’ name? Compassion UK is recruiting for a Call Specialist who has experience working in a target-based sales role. Apply now!

At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

Location:
Home-based

Hours:
Part-Time: 14 hours (2 days)
Worked between Tuesday – Thursday during the hours of 9.00- 17.00

Salary:
£9,540 p.a. (within the full time grade bracket £23,850 - £30,020 pa)
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About the role

As a Call Specialist, you’ll work alongside the Partnership Support Team to maintain and grow relationships with our existing Church Partners. You’ll enjoy connecting with church leaders on the telephone and working with colleagues to ensure the successful booking of meetings and speaking events. With your confident phone manner, excellent administrative skills and natural ability to connect with people, you will be looking to increase our engagement with church partners and ultimately seeing more children released from poverty in Jesus’ name.

Responsibilities

  • Actively maintain and promote Compassion UK’s Christian ethos and values.
  • Identify and agree opportunities for further church partnership engagement.
  • Initiate outbound calls to current church partners and successfully confirm new speaking opportunities and meetings with Partnerships Team and Partnerships Support Team.
  • Work in collaboration with the Partnerships Support Team to ensure systems are updated and effective internal communication is maintained

About you

To flourish in this role, you'll need:

  • Experience in a sales/customer service-related discipline with a confident approach to connect with people in leadership roles.
  • Experience in making proactive outbound calls, driven by goals and targets set for you to reach and eagerly desiring to go above and beyond to accomplish outcomes with excellence.
  • Core office/administrative skills. You must be fluent in English and competent in written and numerical work, with experience of basic office systems such as Microsoft Office.
  • Understanding of how UK churches operate and the different denominations.

It would help (but isn’t essential) to have:

  • Experience of using a CRM system

We need you to be:

  • Personally committed to the Christian faith
  • Deeply connected to Compassion’s ministry to children
  • Aligned to Compassion UK’s cultural attributes
  • A ‘people person’.
  • A great listener and communicator.
  • Open to peer feedback.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.

Location & Benefits

Benefits include enhanced pension scheme with 10% employer contribution, equivalent of 5 normal working weeks' annual leave a year, plus normal bank holidays, Income Protection & Group Life cover on appointment and Private Medical & Dental cover on successful completion of probation.

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Closing date: 10.00am 6th December 2021

The closing date for completed application is 10.00am 6th December 2021.
Interviews W/C 13th December 2021

Please submit your application and anonymous (or blind) CV as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies. Late applications may be considered. Please note that we can only consider applicants who presently have the right to work in the UK.

Questions?

If you have questions about the role or experience problems submitting your application online you can call our friendly HR team anytime Monday to Friday, 9:30am - 5pm.

01932 836490

Child protection

Compassion is a child-focused ministry; we believe every child should be known, loved and protected. One area of the interview will explore your personal commitment to child protection. A satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be a requirement once a conditional offer of employment is made to successful candidates.

Other vacancies

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Closes 10am on 4th January 2022


Are you an experienced internal recruiter that is motivated by finding the best people to support the needs of an organisation? Are you passionate about the ministry of Compassion and seeing children released from poverty in Jesus’ name?

Compassion UK are looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist with recognised industry qualifications to work as part of the HR team overseeing the full-cycle recruitment of skilled individuals that will help to further our work.

At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

Compassion UK Christian Child Development, registered charity in England and Wales (1077216) and Scotland (SC045059). A company limited by guarantee, Registered in England and Wales company number 03719092. Registered address: Compassion House, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 2UT.

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