Job vacancy details

Community and Events Fundraising Manager

Corporate Services
£39,828 per annum
Permanent - Full Time
36 hours per week
Closing date:
20 September 2022

Community and Events Fundraising Manager

Hours:             Full Time – 36 hours per week

Salary:             £39,828 per annum

Location:         Sydenham Site, 51-59 Lawrie Park Road, London SE26 6DZ

Please note that this position includes occasional evening and weekend working.

We need a go getting lively dynamic, innovative fundraising manager who thrives on inspiring a team and working with people. Want to make St Christopher’s the charity of choice in SE London? This job is for you!

We are seeking a Community and Events Fundraising Manager to be the face and voice of the hospice. You’ll directly manage the Senior Events and Senior Community Fundraising Managers who focus on raising money from the local community from events and by building long term relationships with individuals and local groups to fundraise and build awareness of the incredible care the hospice provides across our 5 London Boroughs.

This is an exciting time to join as you will have the opportunity to create, and lead our community fundraising strategy and build a diverse   programme of fundraising activities and events to grow income. With a strong focus on bringing in new as well as supporting existing community partnerships and supporters – to build the level of community support and income through pro-active engagement.

Some of the main responsibilities of this role include:

  • To manage your team of fundraisers and volunteers to raise £750k
  • Managing and leading on the development and delivery of the events and community fundraising programme to retain and recruit supporters and volunteers to maximise income;
  • Pro-actively engaging, sourcing, securing and managing community fundraising relationships with local groups, clubs, organisations and individuals;
  • Providing strong and decisive leadership to the Community and Events Fundraisers to drive high-performance.

About you:

We are looking for someone who is solutions focussed and a great team player. You’ll be a self-starter, enthusiastic and driven with strong team working ethic who is willing to take the initiative and pro-actively engage with community supporters. Confident, articulate, outgoing and with excellent customer service skills, and someone who can communicate empathetically when dealing with supporters.

If this sounds like you – we’d love to hear from you.

Please see the job description and person specification on our website for full details of the role.  If you wish to discuss the role informally, before applying, please contact Carol Endericks Senior Fundraising Manager:  

What you will get in return is a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference in the community. In addition you will benefit from access to excellent training and development opportunities, a number of health and wellbeing schemes, a competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan. You will also have access to free on street parking nearby and an onsite staff canteen at our Sydenham site.

What you need to do now If you have a fundraising, marketing or sales background and you have initiative, enthusiasm and passion for the work of a hospice please do apply for this great role.

How to apply:

  • Please review the Job Description, Person Specification Criteria
  • Please address the criteria in the person specification form. This information will be used to select candidates for interview

To apply for this role please review the attached Job description and Person specification and click the ‘Apply Online’ button below.

To find out more about St Christopher’s Hospice please have a look at our website

Closing Date:             Tuesday 20th September 2022

Interview Date:          Provisional Date - W/C 26th September 2022

Apply online
For any queries, please contact our recruitment line on 0208 768 4680

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