Senior Community Fundraiser

£26000 - £34000 Per Annum
08 Nov 2021
30 Nov 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

Senior Community Fundraiser

Are you an experienced community fundraiser looking for a new challenge? If so come and join an exciting fundraising team at a Kent Hospice and really make a difference.

At the Hospice in Reading, and through Day Services in Newbury and Wokingham, the organisation looks after people living with life-limiting conditions, and offer support for families too. They provide expert care and support across Berkshire.

Position: Senior Community Fundraiser

Location: Duchess of Kent Hospice, Reading

Hours: Part time, 25 Hours per week

Salary: £26,000 - £34,000 per annum, depending on experience

Contract: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Benefits: Company pension scheme, 25 days holiday (pro rata), rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, enhanced sick pay, corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services.

Closing date: 30th November 2021

About the role:

The role of Senior Community Fundraiser is instrumental in developing community fundraising through a number of income streams and delivering vital income for the Hospice. You'll spot opportunities to raise funds and maximise income growth through supporter led fundraising, corporate support and challenge events. You'll have the tenacity to initiate, develop and grow fundraising relationships with individuals, community groups, committees, companies and supporters.

No two days are the same and this is a great opportunity to take your community fundraising experience to the next level as a Senior Community Fundraiser.

About you:

To hit the ground running you will have demonstrable success in community fundraising, a solid understanding of supporter led fundraising as well as a passionate and proactive approach to develop fundraising leads that deliver results.

The ideal candidate will have experience of:


  • A track record of achieving fundraising growth and delivering income
  • Experience of forming, nurturing and maintaining relationships within local communities including individuals, businesses, groups and associations to deliver growth in income
  • An excellent networker, capable of developing relationships with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • A very strong performance ethic, driven and motivated towards the achievement of targets
  • Ability to engender a pro-active team culture
  • Experience of managing fundraising volunteers


Other roles you may have experience of could include Community Fundraiser, Regional Fundraiser, Fundraising Manager, Fundraising, Fundraiser, Corporate Fundraiser, Fundraising Officer, Regional Fundraising, Events Fundraising, etc.

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