Paid Vacancy: Fundraising Officer

Paid Vacancy: Fundraising Officer

Job Title:         Fundraising Officer

Hours:             21 hours per week Wednesday to Friday

Salary:            £16,800 pro rata (Plus NI & Pension)

Contract:       Permanent

Line Managed by:    Fundraising Manager

Responsible for:        Supporting the delivery of the fundraising strategy as a whole with emphasis on Community Fundraising.

Location:                    The Sickle Cell Society, 54-56 Station Road, London, NW10 4UA – Flexible work considered with at least one day (Wednesdays) at Head Office based in Willesden Junction.


Job Purpose:

To assist the Fundraising Manager in the delivery of The Sickle Cell Society’s (SCS) Fundraising Strategy and on-going development to achieve its fundraising priorities and targets.

The post-holder will work closely with the Fundraising Manager, Database Officer and wider team to provide an engaging supporter journey and timely, efficient donor care to existing and new supporters for the Society. Responsible for helping the team meet our agreed income targets; the post-holder will be an experienced fundraiser and competent in the use of CRM databases for effective donor stewardship. A natural self-starter, with a ‘can-do’ attitude, you will enjoy playing an integral role in supporting the Fundraising Manager with the on-going development and growth of fundraising across income streams such us: celebratory giving, challenge events, community fundraising and corporate payroll giving initiatives. You will also liaise with colleagues to identify fundraising opportunities that might arise through their project work. These opportunities might be fulfilled through volunteers.

The post-holder will be a confident communicator and collaborator with proven relationship building and creative and innovative fundraising skills. This varied role will give you the opportunity to further your fundraising skills across a broad range of income generating activities as well as build strong, professional relationships to benefit the SCS’ charitable objectives.

The post-holder will also be proactive seeking out new initiatives and market trends in fundraising across the UK charitable sector.

To Apply:

Before applying, please ensure you have read through the full Job Description and Person Specification.

Then, please complete the Application Form and return the completed application form to

For further information or if you have any questions, please email

Key Dates:

  • Closing date: Tuesday 25th October 2022 at midnight.
  • Interviews: Monday 31st October to Tuesday 8th November 2022.

Additional Notes:

  • Please make sure that you demonstrate how you are suitable for this role in your application by referring to the person specification.
  • Please note that we do not accept CVs and all applicants must reside in the UK.
  • This post will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at Enhanced Level.

About the Sickle Cell Society

The Sickle Cell Society is the only national charity in the UK that supports and represents people affected by a sickle cell disorder to improve their overall quality of life. First set up as a registered charity in 1979, the Sickle Cell Society has been working alongside health care professionals, parents, and people living with sickle cell to raise awareness of the disorder. The Society’s aim is to support those living with sickle cell, empowering them to achieve their full potential.



Job Description and Person Specification: Fundraising Officer

Application Form: 22/07/SCS-Job-Application-Form-2022-002.pdf