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Community Fundraiser

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a fantastic charity to recruit for a Community Fundraiser in order to cover Dioceses of Westminster, Brentwood & East Anglia.

The Community Fundraiser will have excellent personal connections on a regional or diocesan level; this might be with clergy, schools or special interest groups, and will carry out the above tasks by means of:

As a Community Fundraiser you will:

  • Produce income for the charity by inspiring people to make donations

  • Raise the level of awareness of the activities of the charity

  • Increase engagement with the charity in schools and universities and among the broader community by recruiting and managing Parish Representatives and independent Fundraising Groups and by providing initial contact with High Value prospects.

In order to be successful, you must have experienced:

  • In-depth understanding of the Catholic faith and Church teachings.

  • Excellent personal connections on a regional or diocesan level with clergy, schools or special interest groups.

  • Ideally, with professional experience in Community Fundraising, but experience in other fundraising areas will be considered.

  • Confident communicator and public speaker.

  • Excellent communication skills and manner at all levels both over the telephone and in person.

  • Clarity and sensitivity when communicating with benefactors and members of the clergy in person and in writing.

  • Excellent eye for detail and proofing skills.

  • Good organisational and administration skills.

  • Excellent negotiation and relationship building skills.

  • Hold a driving licence, have access to a car and be prepared to travel with occasional overnight stays.

  • Knowledge of bespoke database The Raiser’s Edge desirable.

  • ICT literate in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as experience with the professional use of popular social media platforms.



Salary: £33,700 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Location: London, home based

Deadline: on rolling basis

Interview: ASAP

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.