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British Red Cross Interview Questions

Updated 1 Mar 2018
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    Property Support Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paisley, Scotland
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at British Red Cross (Paisley, Scotland) in January 2018.

    Interview

    Online application with 900 word essay on how you meet the competences. 1st Interview: CV overview then competency questions but more informal as it was conversational. The 2nd interview was to go over my areas where I lacked experience and how I would deal with certain situations.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time you've had competing demands and you did you manage these?   Answer Question
    • Who are the BRC and what do they do?   Answer Question
    • Tell me a time where you have lead people through a process change and how did you manage it?   Answer Question

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    Service Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at British Red Cross (London, England) in December 2017.

    Interview

    it's only one interview which lasts for 45 minutes; they ask 10 questions; they give you their feedback few days after the interview; they 're very nice and professional and always make you feel very comfortable

    Interview Questions

    • they ask 10 questions related to previous job experience, the reason why working with the red cross, how the person's skills can be useful to the job, centered person approach, how to improve the service, how to deal with a dangerous or difficult situation, team work, etc   Answer Question
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    Implementation Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Swansea, Wales
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at British Red Cross (Swansea, Wales) in December 2017.

    Interview

    Interview panel very friendly and welcoming. Panel consisted of Manager, department Officer and a former service user of their Independent Living Team. Competency based interview questions with a 30 minute Excel data input task

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work for British Red Cross?
      What was the last qualification you gained and why did you do it?
      Give me an example of how you planned and managed your time to complete a task?
      How would you approach dealing with people who have an array of vulnerabilities?   Answer Question

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    Training and Quality Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at British Red Cross (London, England).

    Interview

    Competence based interview - lots of questions requiring examples as answers. Answers and examples of questions that were asked were already in my supporting statement and cover letter do I felt as if either they hadn't read them or were asking me to repeat them!

    Interview Questions

    • How do you manage both internal and external stakeholders harmoniously   Answer Question

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    Direct Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at British Red Cross (London, England) in October 2017.

    Interview

    Application, short- listed for interview. Interview and then test.

    Interview was with two senior people from the same department. Neither particularly friendly. Test after 45 minutes of questions, which last 30 minutes.

    Interview Questions


  6.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at British Red Cross in October 2017.

    Interview

    Informal interview, lasted 35 minutes. Friendly interviewer, she made me feel at ease. In general, you are asked to talk about your experience, tested on your ability to empathise and to understand and respect the rules of the organisation.

    Interview Questions

    • What is confidentiality to you and how you think this applies to the role.   Answer Question
    • How do you protect yourself when dealing with stressful situations?   Answer Question

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    Trust and Statutory Fundraiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at British Red Cross (London, England) in September 2017.

    Interview

    It consisted of a 45 minute verbal interview and a one hour test. The test has two parts and involves analysing a spreadsheet and writing a report.
    The interview was skills and experience based

    Interview Questions

    • How would you steward a donor to increase gift value?   Answer Question
    • Give an example of a proposal you're paticularly proud of   Answer Question
  8.  

    Corporate Partnership Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at British Red Cross (London, England) in July 2017.

    Interview

    I went through an initial face to face interview with two employees and then two practical tasks: writing a thank you letter to a donor and completing an Excel task in 30 minutes

    Interview Questions


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    Restricted Fundraising Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at British Red Cross (London, England) in July 2017.

    Interview

    There are multiple stages enforce the interview online including questions, CV, education history, reasons for applying etc. The interview process was two stages: 45min-1hr competency interview and 1hr written test.

    Interview Questions


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    Innovation Fundraising Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at British Red Cross.

    Interview

    Two interviews - First one based on a simple test to describe how you would innovate a product and conversation questions about 'Tell us about a time'
    Second interview with more senior team 'Tell us about a time'

    Interview Questions


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