Senior Community & Events Fundraiser

Categories: Education.

Hours: 37.5 hpw (Job share considered)
Salary: Hospice scale 5 from £21,482-£26,837 (subject to job evaluation)

St Cuthbert’s Hospice is looking for an enthusiastic and results driven individual to join its expanding fundraising team.

In 2013, St Cuthbert’s Hospice launched its five year strategic plan, with a focus on making the hospice more sustainable and equipped to respond to the palliative care needs of the local community. The expansion of our successful Development Team is an opportunity for us to raise additional funds to meet the goals set out in the plan.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Fundraiser to take responsibility for increasing income from our community & events programme.

Managing a team of fundraisers you will deliver a portfolio of events that promotes community engagement and increases the presence of St Cuthbert’s Hospice across County Durham. Working within the scope of the fundraising strategy, you will be responsible for meeting ambitious fundraising targets through a variety of community and event initiatives, promoting donor acquisition and supporter engagement. You will be an ambassador for the hospice in order to increase engagement, loyalty and support of the charity across County Durham.

If you believe in and demonstrate our values, want to make a difference and share our passion for the work of the Hospice then we would very much welcome an application from you.

St Cuthbert’s Hospice is committed to promoting equality and diversity within the workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

A job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from our website at or request a hard copy from the HR office by calling 0191 374 6174 or email

Closing date for applications: Friday 31 October.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Laura Barker, Development Manager on 0191 374 6188.

Interviews for this post will take place on Wednesday 19 November. If you have not heard from us by Friday 14 November please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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