How to become a Corporate Fundraiser


Considering a career as a Corporate Fundraiser?

At the very heart of it, a Corporate Fundraiser is a persuasive, out-going person who's perfected the art of building and maintaining relationships with corporate clients. Ultimately, they aim to secure large scale donations from for-profit organisations. This involves seeking out relevant companies and spending time fostering mutually beneficial relationships with their donors. Not only is this a great way to ensure long-term donations, it’s also really a really valuable way to make a huge impact.

Where can a career as a Corporate Fundraiser take you?

Fundraiser £23000 1-2 years
Corporate Fundraiser £28,000 2-3 years
Fundraising Manager £30,000 4-5 years

Are you the perfect candidate?

Skills and traits

  • Strong understanding of the latest digital trends
  • An analytical mind
  • Ability to communicate with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • A results-oriented mindset
  • Excellent relationship management skills

Qualifications and experience

  • Ideally, you'll have an understanding of the corporate world as well as the charity sector
  • Some understanding of the charity sector, including how donors fit into a charity's fundraising model
  • Some experience in a fundraising environment
  • Familiarity with managing a portfolio of high net worth clients

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