Community and Events Fundraiser

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The Community and Events Fundraiser is responsible for increasing charitable donations, building relationships in the local community and supporting events, raising the charity's profile, delivering agreed fundraising targets and implementing projects/appeals across the #teamHDFT footprint.

Main duties of the job

  • Responsible for building the charity's profile in the geographical region both internally to staff and patients and externally to members of the public.
  • Raising awareness and initiating contact in local community with community groups, schools, businesses and individuals
  • Building new and existing relationships within the local communities with schools, Groups and Associations, local businesses, corporates and individuals.
  • Supporting and developing community fundraising initiatives and events, attending donor meetings, supporting and attending events
  • Confident in pitching and presenting to a wide range of audiences such as internal committees, Groups and Associations, corporates and schools.
  • Organising internal/external fundraising events; implementing a varied and well structured annual events calendar.
  • Providing excellent donor support; finding new supporters and motivating, supporting and retaining existing supporters.
  • Recruiting, inducting and retaining volunteers including forming new volunteer fundraising groups.
  • Responsible for gaining positive media coverage of charity activities - improving public awareness/ and knowledge of the charity, its objectives, campaigns, events, appeals and successes.
  • Working alongside the Fundraising Team to implement specific appeals/campaigns in the geographical region.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full job description and person specification is attached for information.

If you have any questions, please contact Amelia Helsby on or 01423 553580

Person Specification



  • Degree Level or Equivalent
  • Specialist experience in fundraising
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office


  • Experience of fundraising within health or mental health sector



  • Experienced in communications and marketing techniques within the charitable sector
  • Experience in managing and delivering fundraising activity
  • Experience organising and managing events


  • Knowledge of healthcare environment



  • Excellent written and presentation skills

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