St Christopher's Hospice
Orpington, Greater London (On-site)
Pro rata salary is £7,172.30 per annum
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Fundraising Assistant

Hours:             Part Time - 11 hours per week  

Tenure:            Permanent, Part-time role based onsite

Salary:             Pro rata salary based on 11 hours is £7,172.30 per annum (£23,473 being the full time equivalent)

Location:         Orpington Site, Caritas House, Tregony Raod BR6 9XA

Please note that this position includes occasional evening and weekend working.

We are seeking a Fundraising Assistant to join our Fundraising Team, and act as a first point of contact for all fundraising enquiries. You will be vital to the success of the entire team, supporting many day-to-day tasks which enable successful and enjoyable fundraising activities. This new and exciting role is a fantastic introduction into the wonderful world of Fundraising. It will give the successful candidate the opportunity to learn about different fundraising income lines, both within the team and also the wider directorate.

Some of the main responsibilities of this role include:

  • Act as a first point of contact for all fundraising enquiries, that come in by telephone, email, post and in person, responding in a professional, friendly and timely manner and ensure follow-up action is carried out where necessary;
  • Meet supporters in reception, receiving donations and ensuring this is dealt with appropriate and sympathetically, as well as ensuring donations are recorded correctly;
  • Work with colleagues across the organisation to deliver a positive and effective supporter experience of St Christopher’s
  • General fundraising/administration duties, as and when required, to ensure the smooth running of the whole department including assisting in other team projects when they arise.

About you: We’re looking for someone who is passionate, has good attention to detail, is organised and is keen to get involved in charity fundraising. You’ll have a friendly approach to encourage and enable our supporters to fundraise as much as possible and an enthusiasm to learn and collaborate with others. Confident and articulate and someone who can communicate empathetically when dealing with supporters. As well as strong IT skills in all MS Office packages. If this sounds like you – we’d love to hear from you.

What you need to do now If you have a fundraising, marketing or sales background and you have initiative, enthusiasm and passion for the work of a hospice please do apply for this great role.


Some of our benefits:

  • You will gain a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference within the organisation and our local community
  • Access to excellent training and development opportunities
  • Season ticket loans/cycle to work scheme
  • A number of health and wellbeing initiatives
  • A competitive contributory pension scheme with life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan
  • An onsite staff canteen
  • Access to plenty of free local street parking


To apply for this role please review the attached Job description and Person specification and click the ‘Apply Online’ button below. On your application form please state which hours you would prefer

Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd August 2022

Interview Date:    Provisional Date - Tuesday 9th August 2022

In the event we receive a high amount of applications, we reserve the right to close the job earlier than the initial closing date.

Posted on: 26 July 2022
Closed date: 03 August 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 178596CHJ
Tags: Admin, Fundraising