Relationships Fundraiser

Salary£32,853 Hours37.5 per week LocationSobell House Hospice Charity Office

Join Our Dynamic Fundraising Team!

Are you passionate about making a real difference and thrive on building meaningful, long-term relationships? We have an exciting new role within our Fundraising Team that offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the impactful work of Sobell House.

In this role, you’ll develop our philanthropy and corporate fundraising programs, creating and nurturing significant donor relationships, showcase the vital services we provide, and generate crucial income for our mission. You’ll be at the forefront of our growth, developing innovative strategies and engaging with diverse supporters to ensure the sustainability of our important work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive and maximise philanthropic and corporate relationships to achieve ambitious income targets.
  • Secure sustainable funding from High-Net-Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and Corporate Partners.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Fundraising and Management Team to identify and engage potential donors.
  • Diversify income streams through multi-year donations, sponsorships, Gifts in Kind, and more.
  • Manage a dynamic portfolio of HNWI and Corporate events.
  • Ensure donor satisfaction and long-term commitment through effective stewardship and detailed reporting.
  • Work closely with colleagues across Sobell House to support donor cultivation and stewardship.
  • Develop strategic plans with the Director of Fundraising to ensure continued growth and success.

 

Who We’re Looking For:

You don’t need direct experience in fundraising to apply. If you have transferable skills from marketing, sales, events, or relationship management and are excited about our mission, we encourage you to apply. We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is driven by the opportunity to make a significant impact.
  • Excels in building and maintaining meaningful relationships.
  • Has strong organizational skills and can manage multiple projects.
  • Communicates effectively and can tailor messages to different audiences.
  • Possesses a can-do attitude and a passion for teamwork.

If you are motivated by the opportunity to drive significant impact and have the skills to foster strong donor relationships, we invite you to apply and be a part of our dedicated team at Sobell House.

 

Why are we asking you to fill in a form, and why won’t we take CVs?

By using application forms, we offer a consistent way for applicants to provide us with the relevant information we need to assess suitability for interview. The questions and evidence we ask for are considered carefully against the person specification in the role job description. Candidates are selected for interview based on the examples and evidence provided in this form. Please complete all sections as fully as possible. If you need the Application Form in a different format, or adjustments to allow you to apply in a different way, please get in touch on recruitment@sobellhospice.org

People who read your application will not see your name, age, gender, or any other personally identifiable information.

If you require the application form in a different format please get in touch on recruitment@sobellhospice.org

 

Recruitment timeline: shortlisting and interviews will take place on a rolling basis for all applications meeting the essential role criteria. This will continue until the vacancy has been successfully filled. Once we have an appointable candidate, the advert will close. Please complete all applications as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please tell us if you need us to make adjustments to help you attend the interview. We will pay reasonable expenses (capped at £50) where interviews are held face-to-face.

We will ask shortlisted candidates to bring proof of their right to work to the interview. Information on documents to bring for right to work checks: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/right-to-work-checklist/employers-right-to-work-checklist-accessible-version

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Sobell House Hospice Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The postholder will be required to undergo identity checks including a DBS check before taking up the role.

Our aim is to provide care at the heart of our community, and we can do this best when our staff truly reflects that community. To ensure that we represent and support everyone, we welcome job applications from people of all backgrounds and with differing experiences. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other aspect of a person’s background.

We support flexible working where possible and welcome applications from people who need or want to work on a part-time basis and who might be interested in a job share.