£20,000 - £23,000 (pro rata) depending upon experience
Contract, Part-time, 14 hours per week (2 days or equivalent)
Job description

CMV Action is a UK charity that raises awareness of and supports families affected by congenital Cytomagolovirus (CMV) - a leading cause of birth defects.  The charity relies mainly on fundraising from individuals and support from community groups.  We are looking to recruit a Community Fundraiser to oversee this vital work and further develop our fundraising capacity.

Job Details

  • Home based, part time role – 14 hours per week (2 days or equivalent)
  • Managed by the Project Manager and Trustee responsible for fundraising
  • £20k - £23k (pro rata) depending on experience + reimbursement of expenses
  • 12-month fixed term contract

Duties and responsibilities


  • Work closely with our Project Manager and Trustees to agree fundraising strategy
  • Devise and implement community fundraising initiatives
  • Manage our portfolio of annual run and other sporting events
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of national CMV Awareness month in June
  • Review fundraising policies


  • Identify suitable fundraising events and opportunities and recommend to the Trustees for approval
  • Support individuals involved in fundraising events organised by the charity or themselves
  • Develop and nurture relationships with potential fundraisers in businesses, community groups or schools
  • Use our website and social media to encourage participation and support for events and fundraisers
  • Seek opportunities to advertise events
  • Maintain a database of fundraisers and events complying with GDPR regulations
  • Engage Trustees with decision-making and delivery where needed and report monthly on progress

Person Specification

Essential experience and skills

  • Fundraising experience in the voluntary/charity sector (paid or unpaid)
  • Proven ability to raise funding in community
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of fundraisers and being sensitive to their needs and personal CMV experience
  • Strong organisational skills with an ability to prioritise the needs of the charity when required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team
  • Ability to work under pressure while paying attention to accuracy and detail
  • Competent using a range of social media channels
  • Experience in maintaining records relating to fundraising-finances, supporters and events
  • Commitment to the values and vision of the charity
  • Ability to participate in some monthly Trustee conference calls in the evening and Trustee meetings (~4 per year) held in Central London on Saturdays.



More about CMV Action
CMV Action

CMV, or Cytomegalovirus, is a common virus that can infect people of all ages.  Most healthy adults and children will have no signs o... Read more

Refreshed on: 13 January 2021
Closed date: 12 February 2021
Tags: Fundraising

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