W1B, London
Circa £28,000 per year plus benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the RAF’s leading charity supporting serving and former members of the RAF and their families every day. It’s an exciting time to join the charity as we launch an ambitious new five-year strategy to help drive a change in income, profile, brand awareness, reputation and impact.

We have a vacancy for a Direct Marketing Fundraiser.  This is a key position in the RAF Benevolent Fund’s friendly and hardworking fundraising team in London.  It involves raising significant support from individuals from cash and regular gifts.  You will play a key role in the programme to attract new supporters to the cause and to provide engaging communications for our existing supporters.  We will also give you opportunity to show your fundraising experience and flair in creating new ways to connect with supporters through a variety of channels from direct mail and telephone to TV and digital. 

You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and show initiative, flair and enthusiasm for the work of the RAF Benevolent Fund. The role will be office based at our London HQ, with some remote working.

A detailed job profile is available below and on the RAF Benevolent Fund’s website. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Louise Gibson, Head of Individual Giving.


To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and how you meet the person specification to Elizabeth Haigh, HR Advisor via email.

The closing date for applications is midday on 20 January 2022. The dates for interviews are 24 or 25 January 2022 on MS Teams.

Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.

A copy of the Fund’s Candidate Privacy Notice can be found on our website. As an equal opportunities employer, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Fund.

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is a Registered Charity (No. 10810090).

More about Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund

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Refreshed on: 05 January 2022
Closed date: 20 January 2022
Tags: Fundraising

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