Senior Fundraiser

Senior Fundraiser

  • Employer - St Oswalds Hospice
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - Fundraising and Retail department
  • Location - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary - £23,080 - £24,817 per annum (Dependent on experience)
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time | 37.5 hours per week
  • Closing date - Sunday, 07 May 2017


We are in an exciting time of development here in the Fundraising and Retail department at St Oswald’s Hospice as we continue to build on our programme to put the donor at the very heart of what we do. Development of our current fundraising portfolio and integration of campaigns and initiatives to achieve best results is vital.

We are looking for a motivated, organised and enthusiastic Fundraiser to join our dynamic and exceptional Fundraising team. The role will require development of existing fundraising initiatives and an ability to generate creative new ideas. You must have excellent customer service skills, drive and energy.

You will grow income by developing strong donor relationships and will work across a broad range of fundraising disciplines, devising and implementing creative fundraising initiatives. You will drive our fundraising strategy, research and develop relationships with both new and existing contacts and deliver engaging presentations in order to secure in kind donations, funding, regular gifts and corporate support and provide mentoring support to our Community Fundraisers.

At least one year’s experience in a fundraising role is required for this post and you must possess strong networking and negotiating skills. This role is mainly based at St Oswalds Hospice in Gosforth but you must be willing to work from an office in Sunderland as and when required.  A driving licence and use of a car is an essential requirement for this role.

An ability to multi-task is essential in order to develop and implement an effective fundraising strategy. Experience of working to and exceeding targets is essential.

Contact information

If you’d like to find out more, please contact Alice Sander, Fundraising Team Manager on 0191 28 50063 ext 2176 or

This post will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Interview information

Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd May 2017

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