The British Heart Foundation
graduate scheme
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Fundraising Graduate

Job description

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) Fundraising Graduate programme offers the opportunity to experience and work in a range of teams within one of the UK’s largest charities.

You’ll work in a number of fundraising teams including: philanthropy, community, corporate partnerships, marketing and events, which will allow you to gain a thorough insight into the life of a fundraiser at a major UK charity.

You’ll support different projects and tasks in the fundraising directorate; delivering projects to meet business needs and will be responsible for analysing trends, data, supporting improvement initiatives and managing deadlines.

Throughout your time on the programme, you’ll be fully supported and have a clear development programme. In addition to learning on the job, you’ll have a BHF mentor and will attend action learning style events with your fellow graduate peers. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend learning events such as face-to-face workshops and have opportunities to play an active role in high profile events to grow your skills, knowledge and networks. At the conclusion of the two year programme, we hope you will choose to continue your career in our Fundraising Directorate.

The programme isn’t a theoretical training exercise; you will make a real impact on major projects and teams across the organisations whilst you’re developing your communication, team working, leadership and project management skills.

In the UK today seven million people are living with cardiovascular disease. Do you want to work in a world where what you do support the people affected and helps drive ground breaking research?

If so, apply today.

Heart disease affects all communities. We want our recruits to be representative of all the communities we serve and for our Fundraising Graduate programme we are seeking to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.

Please note this is a 24-month programme.

What we are looking for

We’re seeking outstanding, talented and ambitious graduates to join us for this fantastic programme. You’ll be self-motivated, team-oriented, possess a hunger to learn and an appetite for real responsibility.

We have a big job on our hands - beating heartbreak from the world’s biggest killers. So we need people who share our values - are brave, compassionate, informed and driven. We need people who share our ambition. If that sounds like you, you’ll be rewarded with a competitive salary and package of benefits at world class organisation, a healthy work life balance and the support to take your career to new heights.


A 2:1 or better degree.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Number of vacancies

Plus benefits

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Stage 1. To apply please complete the online application
You'll need to fill in an online form, upload your CV, and answer three questions.

Stage 2. Video interview and psychometric assessment
If successful on initial application, the next step will be for you to take part in a one way video interview.

Stage 3. Assessment centre
If you’re successful at this point, you’ll be invited to come to our London office for a half day assessment. This will consist of a group exercise, a presentation and an interview with our Placement Managers and the HR Resourcing team. It’s also a great opportunity to see where we work. Our assessment days are on Monday 23rd and Thursday 26 March 2020 at our head office in London

Stage 4. Offer stage
Following the final stage we will be in a position to make offers to our new Graduates and provide feedback to all candidates that made it to that stage.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 February 2020

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Closing date:  2 February 2020

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