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This is a new role in We Hear You, a trusted local charity providing professional counselling for children, young people and adults affected by cancer and life-threatening conditions across Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon, and Wiltshire.


It’s an exciting time to be joining us. We have ambitious plans to develop a hub model for our core and complementary services and to do this we are recruiting into new key posts in the organisation.


As Head of Fundraising and Engagement you will work closely with the CEO, Board of Trustees, and leadership team to develop an ambitious fundraising and marketing business plan, growing income, and building our brand.


We are looking for someone with a proven track record of success in generating income and with significant practical experience in at least one of the following areas: corporates, major gifts, grants, and legacies.

In 2024/25 we aim to raise £450k from community fundraising, trusts and grants.


Hours: 25 hours per week. There is flexibility as to the timing and location of your working hours, but you will be expected to be in our main office in Frome, Somerset on regular occasions.


Salary: £37,500 - £43,500 pro rata with paid holidays and pension contributions. Salary is dependent on experience.


Accountable to: Chief Executive Officer and ultimately the trustees.


Responsible for: Line management of the Grant Fundraiser, Fundraiser, Marketing and Communications Officer and Volunteer Coordinator.


As part of our recruitment and selection process and commitment to safeguarding, we will undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check of all individuals in this role. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory disclosure report.


For more information, please review the job description and if your skills and experience match, please use our application form to apply.

Please send your application to

Closing date: 5pm Friday 15th March 2024

Interview date: Friday 22nd March & Monday 25th March 2024

Head of Fundraising and Engagement at We Hear You


£37,500 - £43,500 pro rata, dependent on experience


25 hours per week

Contract Type:

Temporary or permanent considered


Frome and work from home

Close Date:

Friday, 15 March 2024

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