Community Fundraiser covering various locations across the UK

£21, 163 FTE per annum plus benefits

Are you ambitious, self-motivated and keen to take on a new challenge, if so read on.

We are recruiting for Community Fundraisers to drive income generation and increase Lepra’s profile across regional communities by engaging, inspiring and developing a new demographic of supporters alongside the retention of an existing and loyal supporter base.

You will be experienced in building and maintaining relationships and as part of the fundraising team, working towards meeting stretching unrestricted income generation targets. 

Using a social capital approach, you will raise awareness of the charity, thus increasing Lepra’s profile and reach.

With support from the Corporate and Community Partnerships Manager, your key objectives will be to;

  • Raise unrestricted-income from a range of channels including but not limited to:
    • Partnerships
    • Individuals
    • Organisations
    • Corporations
    • Schools
    • Events
    • Trusts
    • Payroll
    • Sponsors
    • Legacies
  • Build relationships across a range of new and existing channels
  • Recruit, train and manage volunteers to ensure targets are reached
  • Support the development of Lepra’s ‘Ambassadors’ programme

This post can be either full or part-time.  Our normal working hours are 35 hours per week.  There will be a requirement for flexible working in order to attend out of hours events in the evening or the weekend, as appropriate.  The ability to travel in the UK (and occasionally overseas) is required.

This is a home based role and and will be linked to one of two hubs across the country.  There is a requirement for use of your own vehicle with expenses payable.

Benefits include:

  • Employer and employee contributory pension scheme
  • Non-contributory life assurance scheme
  • In addition to public holidays as they occur in England, you will be entitled to 26 days paid annual leave, or pro-rata equivalent, which includes 3 days that must be taken between the Boxing Day Bank Holiday and before the New Year’s Day Bank Holiday.
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Membership of the Employee Discounts Scheme

This role requires the successful applicant to apply for an enhanced DBS check with barring for children and vulnerable adults. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to a clear check being received. All new starters will be required to take responsibility for joining the DBS update service, at the point of DBS application, and bear the cost of annual subscription whilst employed by Lepra.

To apply, please download the job pack and complete an application form and send to [email protected]

Any queries please contact [email protected]