Reference: PH81
Salary: £24,563 - £27,288 per year
Closing Date: 02/12/2022
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Community and Events Fundraiser

Prospect Hospice has an exciting opportunity for a Community Fundraiser to join our dedicated, friendly and supportive fundraising team. If you are passionate about helping people to raise money whilst working towards the achievement of targets and want to do it for a brilliant cause then we have just the job for you!

Now is a very exciting time to join us as we have seen our community all start being able to mix and fundraise for us again this year. Our fundraising team is growing in order to raise vital income to enable us to care for people with life limiting illnesses in our community. We raise income through various events, activities and platforms working with our community to promote the hospice and are passionate about providing excellent supporter care.

Hours: core hours are Monday to Friday 9-5 (Ability to work evenings and weekends for time off in lieu is essential).

What is the role?

As a community fundraiser you are responsible for your own income and expenditure targets. You will be a key contact with all our supporters, building robust and sustainable relationships in our local community.  You will give an excellent supporter experience by offering support and guidance to groups and individuals organising events and activities in aid of the hospice, helping them to fully maximise their fundraising opportunities and providing an excellent level of relationship management.

As a confident and outwards facing person, you will talk to and support a wide range of individuals and groups, both face to face, via presentations as well as effectively carrying out administrative duties. You will be an ambassador for the charity, keen to recruit sign-ups, encourage full fundraising potential and galvanise further support. Community income streams are a main focus therefore you will have demonstrable experience of forming and maintaining relationships with a local community to include individuals, groups and associations.

If you have great relationship management and building skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage and deliver on multiple priorities, this could be the role for you.

Do you have?

  • A passion for what we do and target driven
  • Great customer service skills
  • A proactive approach
  • Excellent time management, administration and organisation skills
  • A keenness to work with and talk to people (including public speaking)
  • Creativity

It would also be great but not essential if you have:

  • Charity fundraising experience/knowledge

In return, you will be joining a great team working in a supportive and collaborative environment for one of Swindon’s best loved charities. Have a look at the job description and person specification and apply today to be part of something amazing!

Community and Events Fundraiser – Job Description


For more information please contact Sheryl Crouch, Head of Income on 01793 816159.

We offer a great range of benefits, including:

  • 27 days holiday FTE plus bank holidays (rising with length of service)
  • Generous contributory pension scheme and life assurance
  • Access to discounts with local retailers, gyms and service providers including Blue Light Discount Card
  • Supportive induction, training and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free parking on-site

Equality & Diversity

Prospect Hospice is committed to encouraging a diverse and inclusive working environment. We recognise that promoting diversity and eliminating discrimination in our workplace will bring benefits for our people, our business and the communities we serve.

We are committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are provided with equality of opportunity in employment and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, offending background, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Prospect Hospice is committed to promoting the wellbeing of all adults and children who use our services, ensuring that they live a life that is free from harm, abuse and neglect. We work in an open and transparent way and encourage staff, volunteers, patients and families to raise any safeguarding concerns.

We will review applications as they come in and therefore we may close the vacancy before the closing date. Candidates are therefore advised to apply early.