Now that we are in mid-November, the Christmas Countdown feels ever closer and that festive vibe is in many town centres. As shoppers start to prepare for the big day, there are so many Christmas options both online and on the high street but social responsibility and doing social good with the purchase of cards and gifts is becoming ever more important in today’s society.
Christmas cards in particular, have always been a large revenue stream for charities. Most shoppers will choose not only the card design but think about the charity that they are supporting. However, this year isn’t just about supporting charity, it’s about giving them a lifeline as many struggle to survive after the pandemic of the last few years. With everyone suffering during Covid times, it is inevitable that the charity sector would be hit very hard. With less disposable income, less fundraising events and less volunteers able to support them over the last few years, charities are really struggling at a
We're looking for enthusiastic and friendly people to help run our pop-up shops during the Christmas season!
Our shops are buzzing with Christmas spirit, do-gooding and tills ringing so if you're someone who thrives in a busy, adaptive and social setting this could be a fantastic opportunity for you. All abilities are welcome as everyone has training and lots of support.
Role: Temporary (October - December), Part-time, flexible hours
Salary: £8.91 per hour (Note: Those in London receive London weighting which is an additional £1.31 per hour)
Cards for Good Causes are a not-for-profit organisation who offer the most comprehensive range of cards and gifts that directly supports the charity sector. We supp
Cards for Good Causes is a not-for-profit Charity Christmas Card retailer and we work on behalf of over 200 charities selling their cards via our website and pop-up shops around the UK.
We are currently recruiting for a remote, part-time Customer Service Advisor (Oct-Dec). This would be responding to customer email enquiries on a daily basis (Mon-Fri) and would be fully remote.
It is a 25 hours per week role, 5 hours per day. These hours could be 9.30-2.30 but we are pretty flexible on what works for you each day.
Hourly rate: £10 per hour.
Full remote online training will be given. Customer service experience is preferred but not essential.
If interested, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]
We are currently recruiting for a Charity Retail Regional Coordinator to cover the Dorset/Somerset/Devon area.
Position: Charity Retail Regional Coordinator [Full Time 37.5 hours per week over 5 days – flexible working]
Location: Home based
Basis: 3 Months Fixed Term (October – December)
Salary: £24,600 FTE
Reporting to: Sales Manager
Cards For Good Causes is the UK’s largest multi-charity retailer, selling cards and gifts on behalf of over 200 UK charities including national organisations such as Cancer Research UK, RNLI, Alzheimer’s Society, along with local charities such as Hospices, Air Ambulances and Wildlife Trusts. We have generated sales of over £50 million in the last 10 years alone.
PURPOSE AND REMIT OF THE ROLE
• To support the Sales Manager and Head of Operations in the establishment of a network of temporary Christmas shops
• To support Shop Teams in a designated area in order to maximise sales and rev
Christmas is coming early this year as more people are looking for charity Christmas cards online in August and September than ever before.
Cards for Good Causes, the Charity Christmas Card Retailer, has seen an increase in traffic to its website in August 2021 with a 20% increase in visitors looking for Charity Christmas Cards. The first signs in September are even stronger with a 28% increase in visitors in just the first week.
Last year, Cards for Good Causes saw a 300% increase in online sales over the whole year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the November lockdown in England which saw online sales soar as their 150 pop-up shops in England were forced to close during their peak trading season.
As a not-for-profit, all proceeds from the sale of cards bought through the Cards for Good Causes website support a number of charities including Cancer Research
Cards for Good Causes, the charity card and gift retailer, has launched personalised cards on its website to help raise vital funds for charity throughout the year. The personalised cards range has over 2,500 designs and includes cards for every occasion including Birthdays, Weddings, New Home and New Baby. The designs also include cards from leading brands such as Manchester Utd, Minions, Aunty Acid and many more. This new launch increases the product range for Cards for Good Causes extensively and appeals to those customers who want to send a card whilst also giving to charity at the same time.
The personalised greeting card market has seen huge expansion over recent years but there is no large player in the personalised “charity” greeting card market. Cards for Good Causes sees this as a huge opportunity for growth that could truly benefit the charity sector. With the devastating effects of COVID-19 over the past year, the charity sector has
Around the globe many countries are celebrating the official Alternative Christmas Day on Sunday 25th July this year. It is an opportunity to see loved ones and have Christmas-themed activities, seasonal music and get in the Christmas spirit that was lacking for so many in December 2020.
At Cards for Good Causes, we will be getting in the Christmas spirit with our huge range of Christmas cards and gifts all raising funds for charity so why not join in the fun and support charity at the same time! It’s the perfect opportunity to hold a garden party with a theme. So, let’s celebrate with Santa, bring the ice-cream and enjoy some much-needed mid-year cheer.
Here are some ideas to celebrate on Sunday 25th July:
Cards For Good Causes is the UK’s largest multi-charity retailer, selling cards and gifts on behalf of over 250 UK charities including national organisations such as Cancer Research UK, RNLI, Alzheimer’s Society, along with local charities such as Hospices, Air Ambulances and Wildlife Trusts. We have generated sales of over £50 million in the last 10 years alone.
An increasingly important part of what we do is our website, with online sales increasing by 300% in the last year. We are currently looking for a Marketing and Ecommerce Assistant to support and develop this growth via the Government Kickstart Scheme. This is a fantastic opportunity for those currently unemployed, aged 16-24 and in receipt of Universal Credit.
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