Shoreditch, Greater London
£20,015 - £29,213 per year
Temporary, 6 months Contract, Full-time
Job description

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.


Corporate Fundraiser

London office or home-based within close proximity to London office

£24,479 - £29,213 (London office based)

£20,015 - £24,073 (home-based)

35 hours per week

Fixed term contract – 6 months

Please note that currently all staff are working from home.

Are you a highly motivated, engaging and enthusiastic Corporate Fundraiser who is looking for a new challenge? If so, why not join our team to help us make a difference to deaf children’s lives as our new Corporate Fundraiser?

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious Fundraiser to join us in this new role and be part of our passionate and dedicated team where you can make a real difference to the lives of others.


About the Role

Working together with our Corporate Partnerships and Major Donor Programme Manager, you will be responsible for meeting agreed financial income and expenditure budgets.

You will be responsible for researching and securing new corporate supporters, while also managing existing partnerships, and you will maximise income by establishing, building and maintaining excellent relationships.

You will be responsible for producing and delivering high quality, creative, persuasive and accurate pitches and proposals, ensuring a tailored approach at all times, and developing and writing funding proposals, corporate applications and reports.


About You

You will be full of energy and ideas of how to generate income from the corporate and business community. You will have demonstrable experience working in either fundraising or sales, ideally having business development or account management experience.

You will be a pro-active individual with excellent written, verbal and networking skills and the ability to build strong relationships, both internal and external and at a range of levels. You will be a confident speaker, capable of delivering inspiring pitches and influencing potential and existing supporters. You will be highly organised with the ability to prioritise and manage your workload and multi-task.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated fundraising team.


To apply for this role you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description from our website prior to starting your application.

Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.


The closing date for applications is on Sunday 29 November 2020 at 23:59.

We expect interviews to be held online via Zoom on Monday, 7 December 2020.


A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form.

Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.

Posted on: 12 November 2020
Closed date: 29 November 2020
Job ref: F&C-223
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development