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“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Fundraising Engagement Team at Dorothy House and we are now on the lookout for an exceptional fundraiser to join us and take on the responsibility of developing, implementing and delivering our diverse Individual Giving portfolio.


INDIVIDUAL GIVING FUNDRAISER | £27,055 - £32,934 per annum


As the Individual Giving Fundraiser you will, amongst other principal responsibilities:

· Develop and deliver a programme of Direct Mail and Online cash appeals that provide a stable and growing income stream for Dorothy House

· Support the Head of Fundraising Engagement to develop and diversify our fundraising portfolio by testing and exploring new individual giving fundraising streams

· Support proactive approaches to secure new supporters in all sectors and grow the lifetime value of supporters

· Continue to develop our obsession with the supporter experience, ensuring each supporter receives a journey that is both relevant and exceeds expectations

· With support from the Head of Fundraising Engagement, help deliver a new digital strategy for fundraising engagement

· Be the first point of contact for our partner Local Hospice Lottery


See our full detailed Job Description on our website for more information.



This role is a full time position and will offer hybrid working. You will be working 37.5 hours across Monday to Friday.
Applicants interested in part time hours will be considered.

Flexible working opportunities with options to discuss a minimum 0.6 WTE commitment around core working hours of 10am until 3pm, and hybrid working with an average of 60% of time spent at our Winsley office.



In order to be successful you will have experience of developing and delivering fundraising campaigns, including digital campaigns. You will have expertise in implementing giving programmes to encourage regular and monthly giving, and will be able to deliver creative and persuasive donor communications. You will be highly analytical, a strategic thinker and a visionary.

Essential requirements:

- Digital marketing experience

- Excellent analytical skills

- Understanding of IG fundraising market

- Marketing experience / knowledge

- Creative thinker

- Experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Desirable requirements:

- Confident communicator and presenter



In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes 27 days annual leave + Bank Holiday’s rising with time in service. Exceptional career encouragement, development and ongoing support.

Dorothy House is an incredible place to work, these are just a few of our benefits that we offer to our staff:

· Generous holiday allowance for all roles, increasing with length of service

· Fantastic refer a friend scheme

· Excellent industry leading training and development programmes with many career development opportunities

· Pension with Life Assurance

· Travel and parking - We offer 45p per mile (currently enhanced due to fuel costs) for work travel. There is unlimited free parking in Winsley.

· Cycle to work scheme

· Employee Counselling and Mindful Employer Charter – providing our staff with information, advice and support for those experiencing stress, anxiety, depression or any other mental health conditions.

· Simply Health - Providing insurance against certain everyday healthcare costs such as dental and optical treatments.

If you have the experience we need and are looking for a supportive, collaborative team environment and an opportunity to play a leading role in an individual giving programme then please get in touch. Help us to continue to deliver our Fundraising Engagement Team vision “to create powerful, purposeful and relevant engagement that increases income”


Please note that our vacancies can close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. We therefore encourage early submission of your application.



Interviews for this position are to be held early June.

Individual Giving Fundraiser


£27,055 - £32,934


37.5 hours over 5 days (Monday-Friday)

Contract Type:

Full Time


Winsley, Wiltshire

Close Date:

Friday, 2 June 2023

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