Fundraiser – Trusts and Major Donors

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Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice
185 Bostall Hill, Abbey Wood, London, SE2 0GB
Registered Charity 1017406

Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice provides community, hospital and inpatient specialist palliative and supportive care to people with life limiting illnesses and their families within the London boroughs of Greenwich and Bexley. With around a third of our income coming from the government we must raise over £4 million from the local community through individual supporters, businesses and community groups each year.

Fundraiser – Trusts and Major Donors
Salary Band 5
£13,488 to £17,968 for 21 hours per week plus excellent benefits

We are seeking to recruit a Trusts and Major Donor Fundraiser to research, secure and maximise income from trusts and high net worth individuals for the Hospice to support the provision of quality compassionate care to our patients, their carers and families.

With a degree level education, the successful candidate will have 3 years’ experience of working in a trust and major donor fundraising role, and significant proven success in generating income from trusts, foundations, and HNWI. With a track record of securing major grants, you will have a good understanding of the principles of customer service and donor care, and have a record of sound working relationships with heads of departments and funders.

With strong communication and report writing skills, you will have a good understanding of working within a palliative care setting. With energy and motivation, you will be used to working on your own initiative to manage your workload to meet deadlines and targets.

Experience in the use of a fundraising database such as Raiser’s Edge would be beneficial.

This is an exciting time to be joining such an important local charity and an opportunity to make a real difference within the communities of Greenwich and Bexley.

If you feel that your experience matches the skills and the criteria required for this role, then we want to hear from you.

The Hospice’s Generous Benefits Package includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance, starting at 27 days plus bank holidays, rising to 30 days plus bank holidays with service (pro-rated for part time staff)
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme for existing members or 
  • A defined contribution Pension scheme with up to a 7% company contribution
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme for all staff
  • Training and Development to support continuous professional development
  • Subsidised meals
  • Free Parking

Closing date for applications: 10th October 2016

To arrange for an informal visit, or for further information about this vacancy please contact Jane Lundy, Head of HR on 0208 320 5789.

For an application form and job description please visit the hospice website at
Or contact Elaine Jermyn, HR Administrator
Tel: 020 8320 5807

We are required to carry out DBS checks on all new recruits. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please note, CVs are not accepted.

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