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Community & Challenge Events Fundraiser

Job description

Harris Hill is delighted to be working with a fantastic children's charity based in London.  They are searching for a Community & Challenge Events Fundraiser in order to lead on planning, delivery and expansion of the charity community and challenge fundraising events.

This is a wonderful opportunity for an organised and committed self-starter to join our fundraising team and support our mission to transform the lives of children and young people


As a Community & Challenge Events fundraiser you will:

  • Manage the fundraising processes and supporter journeys, making improvements to increase effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Provide first class stewardship and supporter care to recruit and retain supporters.

  • Maximise use and effectiveness of digital and social media to recruit, engage and retain supporters.

  • Keeping the website fresh and up-to-date.

  • Expand visibility of the charity in the local communities where our work is based.

  • Proactively explore and develop new areas of community fundraising.

  • Develop an operational fundraising plan to grow regular giving.

  • Undertake regular communications with donors to include newsletters, fundraising materials and updates.

In order to be successful, you must have experience :

  • In community or challenge events fundraising

  • Supporting and engaging with donors

  • Developing tailored supporter journeys through email, phone and written communications

  • Excellent communication skills written and oral

  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Well organised with ability to successfully manage competing priorities

  • Proficient in charity CRM software

Salary: £32,000 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Location: London Bridge, hybrid working, 2 days a week in the office

Deadline: on rolling basis

Recruitment process: Cv and Supporting Statement to


If this sounds like you, then please do get in touch ASAP!


As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.