Telford and South Shropshire (Hybrid working, within the community, home and the occasional office day at Hope House, Oswestry)


£24,064 to £30,053 per annum, pro rata (depending on experience) Plus Car Allowance of £4,920 per annum, pro rata 


Part time or full time considered on 30 or 37.5 hours per week

Closing Date

Sunday 13th February 2022

Interview Date

Wednesday 23rd February 2022

Job Overview

Hope House believe that no one should face the death of a child alone. In order to meet the growing demand for our services we have to double our fundraising income in the next 8 years. Join us as an Area Fundraiser and work with the local community to ensure that we are there to support every local child and family who needs us.

We are looking for an Area Fundraiser to join our team, focussing on:

  • Proactively raising income from the local community including individuals, friends groups, corporates, community groups and schools
  • Initiating and developing innovative fundraising initiatives and events which capture the imagination of our supporters, adding diversity to community, corporate and individual fundraising
  • Engaging with and establishing new and existing relationships within the local community to encourage ongoing support and funds and increase supporter retention.
  • Sharing the incredible stories from our brave children and families

As an Area Fundraiser, you will strive to offer the best experience to our supporters. You will be responsible for all aspects of event management as well as financial targets set within an agreed expenditure budget, undertaking analytical work to evaluate the success of appeals, events and promotions. These will be delivered through a range of channels, including digital and virtual campaigns, across a variety of fundraising programmes.

We are looking for a well organised individual who has experience of:

  • Working for a charity
  • Professional fundraising or sales
  • Working within a team and building team spirit
  • Building a wide and effective network of contacts, relating to people at all levels

In return for your commitment, we will give you the opportunity to develop your skills and experience, working together with a friendly team of like-minded people. Where every pound you help raise will make an impact on local children and families lives.

We offer a variety of rewards and benefits including: a generous car allowance of up to £4,920 per annum, annual leave entitlement of 33 days per annum (with length of service increments increasing up to 38 days per annum), company pension scheme, a great working environment within the hospices – plus cake, lots of cake!

Join us and you’ll become part of a team that cares about the work they do and the people they work with, you’ll discover opportunities to grow, along with challenges and a shared purpose of putting the children and families at the heart of everything that we do.

If you have the special qualities that we are looking for, in which your success will make a real difference, we would love to hear from you!

To Apply:

To complete an application form click on Apply below or email your CV to us at [email protected].

If you require further information please call our HR Team on 01691 679679 or email [email protected]

Working for Us

Role Description


To meet the diverse needs of our client group, we are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applications from all sectors of society.

Hope House Children’s Hospices has a responsibility and a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Hope House Children’s Hospices comply with relevant legislation, guidance and national standards relating to the recruitment of staff and volunteers working with children.