Community & Special Funds Fundraising Officer

The Community & Special Funds Fundraising Officer will contribute to the overall fundraising strategy by building exceptional supporter relationships that maximise income generation and supporter recruitment & retention.

You will operate as a key member of the Community Fundraising Team and will have the opportunity to explore new exciting opportunities for the charity. You will be a primary contact managing a variety of Special Fund relationships. You will also respond to and manage emerging community fundraising opportunities as they arise.

In the first few months of the role there will also be some varied temporary responsibilities to help with the delivery of the charity’s virtual fundraising challenges.

The ideal candidate will bring a mature attitude who can effectively and empathetically communicate with supporters, patients, relatives of patients and wider charity colleagues. You will have a can-do, proactive attitude and will be a team-player, happy to help colleagues if required.

Applications from around the Leeds area and national home-based applications will be accepted, however, please note travel to the charity office in Leeds will be required approximately once a month. For full details please see the Job Description. Recruitment process:

  • Application Form & CV submission closing date: Wednesday 30th September
  • Telephone interviews 1st & 2nd October
  • Face to face interviews W/C 5th October

Completed application forms and CVs should be sent to by COP 30th September.

Responsible to: Community Fundraising Manager
Salary: £24,720
Hours of work: Full time
Location: Horsforth, Leeds / home based

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