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Community and Corporate Fundraiser (CCF)

Our Special Friends (OSF)
CB8, Newmarket (On-site)
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Job description

Community and Corporate Fundraiser (CCF)
: Newmarket, CB8 7NU and in the local area
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours/week) Monday – Friday, will include occasional evenings and weekends
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £28,000.00-£30,000.00 per annum
Responsible to: CEO

About us

Our Special Friends (OSF) aims to help people benefit from the companionship of animals and support them through difficult times. We promote, preserve, and provide animal companionship and we champion animal companionship support services for people in need in the local community. We provide practical advice and emotional support to individuals who are having difficulty caring for their pet or who are missing the companionship of an animal. We coordinate local community support to help people to enjoy the companionship of animals without the worry.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help develop and implement our new fundraising strategy and deliver on its objectives in relation to community and corporate income streams.
  • Maximise fundraising income and pipeline by recruiting, motivating and mobilising fundraising groups, community groups, organisations, businesses, and individuals within our area initially and then elsewhere.
  • Identify corporate prospects, stewarding opportunities through a pipeline process, resulting in converting and account managing mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Effectively support fundraising registrations, by recruiting new supporters, and delivering great supporter centric stewardship.
  • Build strategic, sustainable and profitable partnerships with funders to create a range of long-term relationships.
  • Drive revenue from repeat funders through excellent stewardship.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues, volunteers and other agencies.
  • Lead systems and processes across fundraising including due diligence processes and fundraising regulations.
  • Develop and create engaging content for social media to raise our profile, awareness and funds alongside the existing team.
  • Develop, manage and lead innovative funding campaigns across social media to evangelise the work OSF does and secure one off and regular donations.
  • Produce regular reports and present progress to the charity and maintain general fundraising administrative duties as and when required.


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking

No agencies please.

Application Instructions

To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter. Your cover letter should be no longer than one A4 page and detail how your skills match the job description, and why you feel that you would be a good fit for the role.

Posted on: 07 November 2023
Closed date: 07 December 2023 at 23:59
Job ref: 164545_OSF
Tags: Fundraising