Salary: £22,733 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 35 per week Monday - Friday (part-time hours considered)
Location: Hybrid – you must live a commutable distance from the office in Monks Cross, York
Closing Date: 30 May 2022

Do a job that makes a difference

If you want to do a job that matters and you are looking for interesting and varied work in a friendly team, with flexibility for some home working and loads of job satisfaction - we have the role for you.

Based in York, Family Fund is the UK's largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled children.  

We are looking for an Individual Giving Fundraiser to work in our Fundraising Team.  In this role you will lead on the development, planning and delivery of all individual giving fundraising activity.  This role is responsible for developing a donor retention and acquisition strategy including developing inspiring fundraising products to engage supporters.

Duties include:

  • Lead on the development of a new strategy to generate and sustain our individual giving income target.
  • Manage all aspects of individual giving including regular giving, communication with supporters, legacies, lottery income and one-off donations.
  • Passionately articulate to supporters the impact donations make to the lives of those served by the charity.
  • Maintain and improve our database together with the Administrator to ensure that we use data and insight from it to make informed decisions about how to grow our income.
  • Improve and implement a stewardship programme including regular newsletters, working with the Communications team to enhance the way we can inspire our supporters.

For this role you will need previous experience in a fundraising role within the charitable sector.  You will also need experience of working with databases and spreadsheets.  You must be computer literate and have excellent MS office skills.  You will have excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with individual donors and supporters.  Good organisation and time management skills are also required.

In return, we offer the chance to be right at the heart of a supportive professional team, where you'll make a real positive difference to families in need every day. As a member of our staff, you'll receive quality training for your role, contributory pension, access to our employee discounts scheme, and the opportunity to work days from home with flexible start and finish times.

About us

Family Fund is a great place to work for great people. We provide a challenging and rewarding working environment where every staff member can make their mark. We are a values based organisation, and we aim to show our values in all that we do. Read here how our staff display our values every day and click here to learn more about our staff.

Family Fund is committed to inclusion, equality and diversity, and we welcome applications from all parts of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer and all disabled applicants who meet the requirements for the role will be invited for interview. If you have a disability, and are happy to let us know, please highlight this in your covering letter.

How to apply

Please read the Individual Giving Fundraiser job description carefully.  When you're ready to apply email your CV to [email protected] with a covering letter to explain what skills and qualities you would bring to the team here at Family Fund.