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Working at Woods Valldata

Why join the team?

At Woods Valldata, we highly value our staff and believe that every role is important within the organisation. We are always on the lookout for like-minded, hard-working, passionate and committed individuals to join our busy team. If job satisfaction for you is about providing excellent service and being instrumental to client success, then you’ve found the right place.

Based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, we are minutes from the M4 and within easy reach of Swindon, Bath, Bristol. Here, we are lucky enough to enjoy great surroundings in a brand new, purpose-built building.

Our building has been designed to accommodate all our services and staff under one roof. There are communal break out areas, dining facilities, on-site parking, and meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology. Our workforce is currently 150+ staff and everyone contributes to the fun, friendly atmosphere.

Recent expansion and investments have cemented our position as the UK’s leading fundraising services provider and enabled us to offer many more possibilities to our clients.

Our company purpose:

We aspire to help charities raise more funds. We do that by:

  • helping charities to win and retain more supporters, who give more for a longer time,
  • excelling in the service we provide our clients, ensuring their supporters receive the very best positive experience.

Our company values:

We are one team; we strive for the highest standards; we take ownership; we believe in people and we show integrity.

If this sounds like the type of company you’d like to be a part of, please get in touch or take a look at our current vacancies below.

Don’t just take our word for it…

“I knew that I wanted to join the team and applied for a permanent role and have never regretted it.

Working here is a tremendous pleasure and privilege. Every day is different, challenging, rewarding and fun. The encouragement, support and guidance I have received from my directors, managers, colleagues/friends has enabled me to grow both professionally and personally.

Woods Valldata is a company that offers an enjoyable working environment, has high ethics, high standards and encourages growth and development. I look forward to progressing my career within this exceptional company over the years to come.

Our current vacancies

Fulfilment Operative

Lansdowne House

Bumpers Farm, Chippenham

Job summary:

Permanent, full time (37.5 hrs per week)

8 am to 4 pm (Monday to Friday)

Closing date: Ongoing

Salary: £17,514 per year

Are you hard-working, passionate and a committed team player? Do you have previous experience and take pride in the work you do with a flexible can-do approach?

We’re excited to be able to offer this great new role for a Fulfilment Operative within our production team.

Woods Valldata is a leading UK fundraising services provider. Our business supports charities in raising more funds for their good causes. We value our staff highly and believe that every role is important.

Every individual has their own part to play in making sure we offer the best service for our clients and is valued for the work they do.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has a flexible and reliable approach to work
  • Is able to work accurately and determine priorities
  • Shows good attention to detail and understands the importance of this
  • Can communicate with other team members and work well as part of a team
  • Is willing to work within other departments if needed
  • Will work closely with other members of the wider Production department to ensure efficient workflow

About Woods Valldata

We help charities raise more by:

  • Being proactive in our day-to-day dealings with clients, looking for ways to drive efficiencies and lower costs
  • Ensuring the experience of their supporters stays brilliant – helping them build lasting relationships with their donors
  • Sharing our experience and expertise to improve the results of campaigns and grow their fundraising programmes

We’re a friendly bunch – about 150 of us in total – working from our purpose-built headquarters on the edge of Chippenham in Wiltshire. We’re just off the M4 so if you live in or around Swindon, Bath or Bristol, or even further afield, we’re easy to get to.

Perks of the job

Alongside your competitive salary, working at Woods Valldata you also get:

  • Discounts and benefits portal
  • Company pension
  • Regular social events
  • On-site parking
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays

 Our values

 We are one team: We collaborate and support each other in an open-minded, positive, and encouraging way. We build mutual trust and respect by actively listening to one another. We are most effective when we are driving for a common goal and having fun together.

We believe in people: The wellbeing of our staff is our highest priority. We enable people to realise their full potential but valuing the diversity and contribution that each person brings.

We take ownership: “Leave it with me, I’ve got it!”. We take ownership when we believe that taking action is not someone else’s responsibility. Using passion, dedication, enthusiasm, commitment, and tenacity, we search for and find successful solutions.

We strive for the highest standards: We are passionate about finding better ways to get things done, questioning existing solutions, simplifying and streamlining to create positive change. Always seeking to improve, we are dedicated to providing a professional service and getting it right every time.

We show integrity: We deliver on our promises and honestly own up to our mistakes. We are straight-talking, transparent and avoid ambiguity.

To review the role description please click here: Fulfilment Operative 

If you believe you have skills to offer Woods Valldata, please send in your CV and covering letter to: [email protected] , or contact HR on 01249 653444.

7th of September 2021

Peak Resourcing Processing and Fulfilment Operative

Lansdowne House

Bumpers Farm

Chippenham

We have several vacancies within the Inbound and Outbound Departments here at Woods Valldata for Full Time and Part Time, 5 month fixed-term contract positions.

The Fixed-Term contract will start from September to last throughout our peak period for approximately 5 months.

The role will require working in various departments to assist us through peak and this will vary according to demand in the departments.

The role description can be found here.

If you have any questions regarding these roles, please don’t hesitate to contact HR.

If you are interested in this opportunity then please send a covering letter and CV to Recruitment ([email protected]) as soon as possible.

6th of September 2021

Finishing Operator

Lansdowne House

Bumpers Farm, Chippenham

Job summary:

Permanent, full time (37.5 hrs per week, mixture of Shifts)

6 am to 2 pm (Mon to Friday)

1 pm to 11:30 pm (Mon to Thurs)

Peak shifts

6 am to 6 pm (Mon to Friday)

6 pm to 6 am (Mon to Friday)

Salary: £18,000 to £21,000 per year depending on experience

Are you hard-working, passionate and a committed team player? Do you have previous print finishing experience and take pride in the work you do with a flexible can-do approach?

We’re excited to be able to offer this great new role for a Finishing Operator within our production team.

Woods Valldata is a leading UK fundraising services provider. Our business supports charities in raising more funds for their good causes. We value our staff highly and believe that every role is important.

Every individual has their own part to play in making sure we offer the best service for our clients and is valued for the work they do.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has a flexible and reliable approach to work
  • Is able to work accurately and determine priorities
  • Shows good attention to detail and understands the importance of this
  • Can communicate with other team members and work well as part of a team
  • Is willing to work within other departments if needed
  • Will work closely with other members of the wider Production department to ensure efficient workflow

About Woods Valldata

We help charities raise more by:

  • Being proactive in our day-to-day dealings with clients, looking for ways to drive efficiencies and lower costs
  • Ensuring the experience of their supporters stays brilliant – helping them build lasting relationships with their donors
  • Sharing our experience and expertise to improve the results of campaigns and grow their fundraising programmes

We’re a friendly bunch – about 150 of us in total – working from our purpose-built headquarters on the edge of Chippenham in Wiltshire. We’re just off the M4 so if you live in or around Swindon, Bath or Bristol, or even further afield, we’re easy to get to.

Perks of the job

Alongside your competitive salary, working at Woods Valldata you also get:

  • Discounts and benefits portal
  • Company pension
  • Regular social events
  • On-site parking
  • Shift allowance
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays

 Our values

We are one team: We collaborate and support each other in an open-minded, positive, and encouraging way. We build mutual trust and respect by actively listening to one another. We are most effective when we are driving for a common goal and having fun together.

We believe in people: The wellbeing of our staff is our highest priority. We enable people to realise their full potential but valuing the diversity and contribution that each person brings.

We take ownership: “Leave it with me, I’ve got it!”. We take ownership when we believe that taking action is not someone else’s responsibility. Using passion, dedication, enthusiasm, commitment, and tenacity, we search for and find successful solutions.

We strive for the highest standards: We are passionate about finding better ways to get things done, questioning existing solutions, simplifying and streamlining to create positive change. Always seeking to improve, we are dedicated to providing a professional service and getting it right every time.

We show integrity: We deliver on our promises and honestly own up to our mistakes. We are straight-talking, transparent and avoid ambiguity.

To review the role description please click here: Finishing Operator

If you believe you have skills to offer Woods Valldata, please send in your CV and covering letter to: [email protected] , or contact HR on 01249 653444.

27th of August 2021

Head of IT

Lansdowne House

Chippenham

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced IT professional to join us as the Head of IT, to take the lead role in advising the board of and developing and delivering an IT strategy that both supports and evolves alongside the overall business strategy.

The successful candidate will be a natural leader who has a strong affinity with our company values and champions them through delivery to the highest standards in all aspects of their role. They will be able to demonstrate a strong technical knowledge, PCI experience and understanding as well as having exceptional people management skills and the ability to enable their team to fulfill their full potential.

Based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, we are minutes from the M4 and within easy reach of Swindon, Bath, Bristol. Here, we are lucky enough to enjoy great surroundings in an impressive brand new, purpose-built building.

Our building has been designed to accommodate all our services and staff under one roof. There are communal break out areas, dining facilities, on-site parking, and meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology. Our workforce is currently 150+ staff and everyone contributes to the fun, friendly atmosphere.

To view a copy of the full job description please click here: Role Description and Advert – Head of IT

To apply for this position please send your letter of application and CV to HR at [email protected]

6th of August 2021

HR Advisor

Lansdowne House

Bumpers Farm, Chippenham

Ongoing

At Woods Valldata, we value our staff highly and believe that every role is important within the organisation. We are always on the lookout for like-minded, hard-working, passionate and committed individuals to join our team.

We have an opportunity for a confident and credible HR professional to join the team in the position of HR Advisor. The position will suit someone who is currently working in a HR Advisor role who is seeking more independence and ownership of their role or an experienced and confident HR Co-ordinator with strong employment law knowledge who is seeking a step up into a HR Advisor position.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate exceptional HR administration and Advisory skills and experience, demonstrate a resilient and can-do attitude, and have robust and effective written and verbal communications skills. The position works closely with our friendly and approachable HR & Payroll Administrator, Receptionist/Facilities Co-ordinator and the Head of HR.

The salary offered for this position is £27,000 per annum working full time hours of 37.5 hours per week between 8.30am and 6pm Monday to Friday, specific working pattern can be discussed at interview.

Based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, we are minutes from the M4 and within easy reach of Swindon, Bath, Bristol. Here, we are lucky enough to enjoy great surroundings in an impressive brand new, purpose-built building.

Our building has been designed to accommodate all our services and staff under one roof. There are communal break out areas, dining facilities, on-site parking, and meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology. Our workforce is currently 150+ staff and everyone contributes to the fun, friendly atmosphere.

To view the full Role Description please click here: HR Advisor Role Description and Advert July 2021

To apply please send your CV and letter of application to [email protected]

2nd of August 2021

Application Support Analyst

Lansdowne House

Chippenham

Ongoing 

At Woods Valldata, we value our staff highly and believe that every role is important within the organisation. We are always on the lookout for like-minded, hard-working, passionate and committed individuals to join our team.

We have an opportunity for an IT professional with a high level of individual accountability and exceptional organisational and prioritising skills to join the team as an Application Support Analyst on a full time and permanent basis working 37.5 hours per week, you will be joining a team of 5 like-minded individuals.

We have over 100 applications written in various languages covering all facets of data and image processing, no 2 days will be the same.  This is also a great stepping stone to becoming a full time developer if that is your ambition.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of programming principles and ideally have exposure to C#, VB.NET, SQL Server and a suite of code and database administration tools within the workplace.

Based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, we are minutes from the M4 and within easy reach of Swindon, Bath, Bristol. Here, we are lucky enough to enjoy great surroundings in an impressive brand new, purpose-built building.

Our building has been designed to accommodate all our services and staff under one roof. There are communal break out areas, dining facilities, on-site parking, and meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology. Our workforce is currently 150+ staff and everyone contributes to the fun, friendly atmosphere.

To review the job description please click here: Job Description – Application Support Analyst

If you believe you have skills to offer Woods Valldata, please send in your CV and covering letter to: [email protected], or contact HR on 01249 653444.

12th of July 2021

Outbound Operations Coordinator – Fixed Term Contract

Lansdowne House

Chippenham

Ongoing

At Woods Valldata, we value our staff highly and believe that every role is important within the organisation. We are always on the lookout for like-minded, hard-working, passionate and committed individuals to join our team.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Coordinator to join our Outbound Operations team on a 12-month fixed term contract to cover a period of maternity leave, with the possibility of extension in line with potential business growth. This is a full time post of 37.5 hours per week with a competitive salary depending on the skills, experience and qualifications.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate exceptional communication skills and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders. They will have excellent attention to detail, have a strong numerical ability and be able to organise and manage multiple tasks, prioritising appropriately.   A background in or experience and knowledge of print and production is essential for this role.

Based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, we are minutes from the M4 and within easy reach of Swindon, Bath, Bristol. Here, we are lucky enough to enjoy great surroundings in an impressive brand new, purpose-built building.

Our building has been designed to accommodate all our services and staff under one roof. There are communal break out areas, dining facilities, on-site parking, and meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology. Our workforce is currently 150+ staff and everyone contributes to the fun, friendly atmosphere.

To review the job description please click here: file: Job Description – Outbound Operations Coordinator .

If you believe you have skills to offer Woods Valldata, please send in your CV and covering letter to: [email protected], or contact HR on 01249 653444.

7th of July 2021