Fundraising Officer - 18 hours a week

WR Fundraising Recruitment has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Fundraising professional to lead in creating and implementing a successful fundraising strategy (focussing on trusts and corporate partnerships) for a Surrey based mental health and wellbeing charity.


This is a new and exciting role – which will allow an experienced fundraiser to create and develop an effective strategy while implementing key aspects across the board that will also include (but not limited to) events and community fundraising in conjunction to corporate fundraising and grant giving bodies.


Duties will include:

  • Create, develop and implement the charity’s fundraising strategy

  • Maximising fundraising income through community fundraising, individual donations, trust and foundation income, events, and corporate sponsorship.

  • Research of fundraising opportunities and writing tailored grant applications to charitable trusts, foundations and statutory bodies.

  • Building on relationships with existing trust supporters, writing reports to meet deadlines and submitting further applications for funding.

  • Responsibility of using innovative ways to gain and retain donors and regular supporters.

  • Building relationships with major donors, and corporate partners

  • Managing current corporate partnerships, maximising engagement with employees at all levels.

  • Identifying and approaching corporate prospects, securing financial contributions and the support of employees.

  • Representing the charity at events to members of the public and supporters, where necessary delivering presentations

  • Working with the Volunteers’ Co-Ordinator to recruit fundraising volunteers.

  • Develop and maintain a supporter database.


This is a fantastic role for an experienced fundraising professional to exercise their creativity and implement their own ideas in developing a successful fundraising strategy.


Candidates will have:

  • Direct experience of charity fundraising particularly with trust fundraising and corporate partnerships

  • Proven record of successful applications for substantial funding from Trusts and other grant- making bodies

  • Demonstrable ability to develop relationships with Corporate partners and Trusts

  • Excellent written skills with the ability to produce concise and creative bids.

  • Fantastic communication skills

  • Excellent admin and organisational skills


To apply, please email a copy of your up to date CV.


Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from one of our representatives within 1 week of applying, then your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Location

Leatherhead, Surrey


£28,000 - £30,000 pro rata, (actual £13,622 to 14,595 per annum) - (Circa £14.30 - £15.40 per hour)


18 hours a week. Flexible working patterns available as is the option for some homeworking



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