Bristol, Bristol City (On-site)
£38,000 per year
Contract, 12 months, Full-time
Job description

Hunter Merrifield are pleased to work with a Cancer treatment charity based in Bristol to find a Head of Community and Corporate Engagement to take responsibility for the development and delivery of strategies to maximise unrestricted funds from the general public and corporate partners. You will be a key member of the Fundraising leadership team, who together take accountability for the delivery of the charity’s voluntary income growth.


Job Title: Head of Community and Corporate Engagement

Organisation: Cancer treatment charity

Salary: £38,000

Location: Bristol (Home based until March 2022, hybrid approach once back in the office)

Contract: Fixed term contract for 12 months (maternity cover)

Closing Date: Wednesday 2nd February 2022

Required: CV and Cover Letter


The Head of Community & Corporate Engagement works as a key business partner to the wider organisation, collaborating with the wider fundraising team on delivering effective cross-functional stewardship strategies and working with all colleagues to enable a proud fundraising culture.


Main responsibilities:

  • Formulating and implementing high impact and innovative offline and online strategies to maximise the acquisition and long term engagement of individuals, community groups and corporate partners in fundraising on behalf of the charity.
  • Developing and leading the team to deliver exceptional but proportionate stewardship to supporters, ensuring they build long, positive and beneficial relationships.
  • Developing and managing the end to end delivery of a portfolio of events on behalf of the organisation; including scoping, planning, risk management and evaluation.
  • Developing income targets, expenditure budgets and key metrics for Community, Corporate and Events activity and monitoring and reporting progress against these, including developing business cases for new initiatives.
  • Contributing to development and delivery of cross functional initiatives, including the fundraising data strategy, cross-functional stewardship and marketing and engagement strategies.
  • Delivering effective management to a team of small team ensuring excellent communication and service delivery to meet KPIs and deliver ROI.
  • Managing relationships with key external service providers and agencies, including negotiating and managing contracts.


Skills and Experience


  • Significant experience in at least two of the following areas: community network engagement, events management, b2b new business development, account management. Preferably in a not for profit and fundraising context.
  • Senior management experience.
  • Experience in use of the database and CRM systems to support relationship building, ideally with experience in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Ability to conceptualise, drive and test new marketing ideas alongside the ability to motivate and mobilise others.
  • Excellent relationship management and motivational skills


To find out more or to apply for the role, please contact Stuart Milliner at Hunter Merrifield.

Along with the charity we want to practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout. 



Posted on: 21 January 2022
Closed date: 20 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Fundraising