MS Society
Bath, Bath and North East Somerset (On-site)
Birmingham, West Midlands
Bristol, Bristol City
Exeter, Devon
£30,310 - £34,923 per annum and car/broadband allowance plus excellent benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Position: Community Fundraiser
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent
Location: Home-based, based in the South West/West Midlands, England
Salary: £30,310 - £34,923 per annum and car/broadband allowance plus excellent benefits 

Salary Band: Band E1
Department: Community and Events team

At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.

Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.

About this job

The MS Society is delivering some of the most exciting fundraising in the UK and we’re seeking a talented and enthusiastic Community Fundraiser to look after South West England and the West Midlands to join our dedicated Community and Events team.

Our Community Fundraising Team are focused on raising £2m+ working across the UK in 2022. After a successful 2021 fundraising year, this role offers the opportunity to grow community fundraising with the enthusiastic support of people affected by MS, their friends and families, including members of our local groups.

Our team works within a lively and creative fundraising department, where we break down barriers and collaborate to ensure supporters at all levels get the very best service. You’ll be given free rein to develop your skills and experience, while building relationships with grassroots supporters to maximise income.

  • You’re likely to be in a similar role for another charity, confident, enthusiastic and with great customer care and communication skills.
  • You'll know how work closely with supporters, volunteers, local groups and our wider fundraising team.
  • You’ll be able to demonstrate a good understanding of community and events fundraising and a collaborative approach to teamwork.
  • Most importantly, you’ll be supporter-focused and willing to go the extra mile to support our amazing fundraisers and help them reach their fundraising goals.
  • You’ll be home based in SW England/the West Midlands.
  • You must have a driving licence.

If you’re enthusiastic, hard-working and motivated by helping others achieve something amazing in support of a cause that means the world to them, we’d love to hear from you.

We offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays, travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.

The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our Every MS Story strategy.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 31 January 2022


The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If we do offer you employment, you’ll be required to provide documentation to show that you’re eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.

The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make. 

We’re a Disability Confident Employer. We’re committed to promoting equality and diversity.  We’d be grateful if you could complete the attached equality and diversity monitoring form  and submit it with your application.

As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, the HR team will anonymise your CV and supporting statement before forwarding to the shortlisting panel.  

We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where we’re looking to build stronger and better representation among our staff.

No agencies please.

Refreshed on: 22 January 2022
Closed date: 31 January 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 159636_MS
Tags: Fundraising, Marketing