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Community & Challenge Fundraiser

Based in Harrogate



Can you build relationships and raise funds from businesses, groups and the local community?


Location:                Harrogate

Salary:                     £21,000 per annum

Hours:                     37.5 hours per week            


We are currently looking for an inspirational fundraiser who will bring drive and passion to this challenging but very rewarding role. The ideal candidate will have an ability to build relationships and raise money from businesses, groups and the local community. A key aspect of the role will be to support, manage and empower volunteers to ensure the success of external events in order to achieve budget aspirations. Another key aspect of the role is the development and growth of Saint Michael’s challenge events and activities including the stewardship of all challenge participants.


Skills in influencing, persuading and selling, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills are key to this role.  Excellent organisational skills are essential, as is the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines as well as project management. The role will require the ability to work to challenging targets and within budgets. Understanding of law relating to fundraising and health and safety are required as part of this busy and exciting role along with a willingness to work flexibly; to travel independently to local events and work occasional evenings and weekends.


We are looking for an individual with tenacity; who will make things happen through persistence, enthusiasm, knowledge and lateral thinking. Candidates must be flexibly and able to work under pressure, and also as part of a wider team including volunteers. 


Harrogate District Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces.


 Benefits include:-


  • 35 days paid holiday per year
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station (Leeds/York line)
  • Free DBS/CRB check


Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.


To apply online please click Apply


Alternatively please call Helen/Alison on 01423 876086.


Completed applications to be received by 9am on 25th February 2020


Interviews will be held on 3rd March 2020 at Crimple House, Hornbeam Park, Harrogate.

£21,000 Per Annum
+35 days holiday, Free Car Parking,
Located in:
Closing Date:
25th February 2020
Saint Michael's Hospice

Saint Michael's Hospice

Crimple House
Hornbeam Park Avenue
01423 876086