Community Fundraising Assistant

Status: Permanent - 22.5 hours per week

Salary: £13,794 - £15,048 (WTE £22,990 - £25,080) depending on skills and experience

Closing Date: 17/10/2022

Could you be our new Community Fundraising Assistant?

St Elizabeth Hospice is seeking a passionate, proactive and inspiring Community Fundraising Assistant.  We have an exciting opportunity in the Partnerships Team for someone join our team to help with administration, build relationships and steward our amazing challenge participants, third party supporters and in-celebration fundraisers.

The role holder will support to the Community Fundraising team contributing to the successful delivery of the Fundraising Strategy and maximising income and support from the communities of East Suffolk and Great Yarmouth and Waveney.

About St Elizabeth Hospice

St Elizabeth Hospice are there for individuals who are living with progressive or life-limiting illnesses wherever we are needed; in their home, in the community or at the in-patient unit at our Ipswich hospice.  Last year we supported 3,185 patients ranging from 14 years old and upwards, and we have to generate over 70% of our £12.9 million funding ourselves, and this crucial role will help us to achieve this.

About the Role:

It is an exciting time to join our Fundraising Team with a number of great projects and campaigns including Be A Star, Christmas Tree Recycling, and bespoke challenges.

The work is fast paced and will be varied, interesting and hugely rewarding.  Reporting to the Community Relationship Fundraising Manager, you will ensure that our fundraisers get five star supporter care which in turn will help us to generate income to meet agreed targets and help us to raise awareness of the hospice.

About You:

The ideal candidate will have a background in administration or fundraising plus experience of working in a fast paced office environment and are looking to develop your career in the third sector.  You will need to be a good communicator and a team player.

Through your passion, you should be engaging in order to enlist the support of those you approach.  You will have a good local knowledge of the Suffolk area.

Join us and you’ll become part of our team that cares about the work they do and the people they work with to make a difference for local people with life-limiting or progressive illness.

For an informal chat about the role please contact

Interviews will be held on 25th or 26th October 2022

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