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Marketing & Events Assistant

Part time, flexible hours. Salary negotiable.

An enthusiastic, digitally-confident marketing administrator is required to join the SVR marketing team.

The role includes drafting and updating content for websites and social media, preparing promotional materials and helping co-ordinate events.

Excellent communication skills (including copywriting) a must, as is web, Facebook and Twitter knowledge. Social media or marketing experience preferred. GCSE English and Maths (Grade C or above) and Microsoft Office competence essential.


Please email or write for an application pack:

Tammy Ferris, Severn Valley Railway, Number One Comberton Place, Kidderminster, DY10 1QR

Applications close 7th October 2016.



Kidderminster Station Caretaker

A vacancy has arisen for a Caretaker at our Kidderminster Station. We are looking for an individual who is self-motivated and who can work to high standards of presentation.

Hours of work: Average 34 hours per week on a flexible annualised hours contract.

If you are interested in the above paid position, or know anyone who might be, please collect an application form from Geoff Smith, Kidderminster Stationmaster.

Closing date for all applications is 16th April.

Fundraising Co-ordinator


We are seeking a dynamic person to provide the administrative and fundraising support to the Charitable Trust. This is an extremely varied role to include data capturing, organising events, writing promotional materials and correspondence, and co-ordinating the back office along with support from our volunteers. Along with the relevant experience and skills, the successful candidate will be proactive, a completer finisher and a team player across the SVR family.

Please contact Shelagh Paterson for an informal chat. Tel: 07812 570942


Post: Fundraising Co-ordinator

Employer: Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust

Primary location: Number One Comberton Place, Kidderminster

Hours: 30 hours per week, some weekend and evening work will be required


Job Purpose

1. Manage the smooth running of the fundraising office

2. To provide general administration and support to the fundraising team.

3. Responsible for effective prospect/donor management and retention including the implementation of the SVR CT stewardship strategy.

4. Assist with donor, legator, corporate and trust financial support.

5. Secure income from donors, trusts and corporates.

6. Organise and assist with all fundraising events.

7. Compile newsletters and fundraising communications including website and social media.

8. To develop, input and oversee the fundraising database and reporting systems.