Community and Events Fundraiser

Home based (throughout England and Wales, with possibility to work in Walton-on-Thames or Cardiff offices) 27th January 2022

Position: Community and Events Fundraiser
Location: Home based (throughout England and Wales, with possibility to work in Walton-on-Thames or Cardiff offices)
Hours: Part-time, 22.5 hours
Salary: £23,000 – £25,000 (depending on experience)
Contract: One year fixed term with possible extension
Benefits: Excellent benefits package including 35 days per year pro rata (inclusive of bank holidays), Employer Pension contribution of 5%, Death in Service benefits, access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity for flexible working.

Closing Date: Thursday 27 January
Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, so please apply early.

The Role

As Community and Events Fundraiser, you will support the delivery of securing income through providing excellent donor stewardship which inspires individuals, groups and local corporates to maximise their giving and organising, marketing and delivering a mass participation and third party events programme.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Grow the individual supporter base of the charity by identifying, researching and implementing new ways to approach potential supporters
  • Work with the fundraising team to implement and facilitate stewardship of donors
  • Research, identify and implement new fundraising income streams
  • Make links with schools, organisations and community groups in order to develop support
  • Identify, propose and develop corporate partnerships
  • Give talks to community/supporter groups where it is deemed of benefit to do so
  • Develop and manage development committees
  • Recruit and manage volunteers
  • Manage the charity’s challenge event income for England and Wales
  • Work within the guidelines of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising best practice
  • Ensure all fundraising activities collect and manage donor data in accordance with relevant legislation
  • Deliver work projects against agreed targets
  • Raise the profile and awareness of the charity through marketing and communication channels

About You

As Community and Events Fundraiser you will have an understanding of general fundraising methodologies and approaches.

You will have experience of:

  • Delivering successful community fundraising activities.
  • Marketing and managing events.
  • Developing relationships across a wide range of external customers including individuals, groups and companies.
  • Managing projects ensuring completion within budget and deadline.


How to apply

Please read the job description and person specification. If you feel you meet the criteria, follow this link to apply. You will be asked to submit a CV and covering letter of no more than two sides of A4.

We adhere to high safeguarding standards, and successful applicants will require a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) or equivalent check.

We are committed to becoming an organisation which reflects society and promotes diversity and inclusion, and would particularly welcome applications from people who are currently under-represented, including disabled people and those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic communities.

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