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Events and Community Fundraiser

London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£27,000 - £32,000 per year
Job description

Events and Community Fundraiser

Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 per annum, plus benefits

London N1

Full time – 37.5 hours a week 

We're a hybrid working employer, meaning you're required to come into the office at least 2 days per week currently Tuesday, and Wednesday or Thursday

The role is being advertised as full-time, but we would consider someone working 4 or 4.5 days per week pro rata.  


Closing date: 5pm, 24th November 2023 

First round interviews: w/c 4th December 2023

Second round interviews: w/c 11th December 2023


World Cancer Research Fund are the UK’s leading cancer prevention charity focusing on the link between cancer and risk factors such as diet, body weight and physical activity. While society continues to search for a cure, our prevention and survival work is helping people to live longer, happier and healthier lives – free from the devastating effects of cancer.

The role

Due to an internal promotion, we are seeking an experienced Events and Community Fundraiser who will deliver our programme of running and challenge events and develop our community fundraising programme. This is a hands-on role and you will be responsible for maximising participation in events and community fundraising activity, whilst providing excellent stewardship to our supporters.

You will be joining us at an exciting time with a focus and investment in fundraising development. You will have an opportunity to grow the events and community programmes, develop campaigns and products that attract new audiences and working with the Events, Community and Digital Fundraising Manager, feed into the development of our wider programme and income growth.  

About you

Ideally you will have experience of working in the charity sector or be able to demonstrate transferable skills. You will have a passion for fundraising and be an excellent relationship manager with experience of two or more of the following: organising or supporting running or challenge events, marketing and/or promotion, building relationships and event administration. 

You should be able to organise yourself, prioritise varied workloads, plan effectively and work to tight deadlines, as well as possessing excellent communication and stewarding skills. You’ll have a working knowledge of social media and marketing tools such as X (formally Twitter), Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Mailchimp. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is comfortable representing the values and aims of the charity proactively in community spaces. 

We’d love you to be a great team player, demonstrating a willingness to support others and build strong working relationships with external and internal contacts.


Application Details:

If you are interested in this role and feel you possess the necessary requirements, please submit a current CV and covering letter (maximum 2 pages) by the closing date. You must have current right to work in the UK.


Please note: Your cover letter should highlight how your skills and experience will benefit WCRF and equip you for the role.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are only able to contact, and provide feedback to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 



Posted on: 10 November 2023
Closed date: 24 November 2023 at 23:59
Job ref: WCRFE&CF
Tags: Fundraising