Fundraising Community Champion

Do you have fundraising experience? Why not come and join our team as a Community Champion

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Who we are looking for

Could you be our ambassador in the community? The hospice is an important part of the local neighbourhood and now our fundraising team needs an enthusiastic and motivated Community Champion to build on the part we play. We are looking for someone who loves their local community and can help us to reach further to raise awareness of the work we do, whilst raising vital funds. 

As community champion you will be creating all sorts of fundraising events, with the chance to build relationships with both corporate and individual supporters. You will be our local representative with an eye on what is happening locally, looking for opportunities to engage. By strengthening our links with the local community, you will play a vital role in raising much needed funds for the hospice. 

Ideally you will have:

  • A track record in planning events and managing on-day logistics.  
  • Exceptional organisational skills, with experience of managing multiple tasks and prioritising effectively.  
  • Experience of managing budgets, exceeding targets, and strong marketing skills.
  • Experience in achieving fundraising targets, ideally in community fundraising.  
  • A good communicator with the ability to build relationships with a variety of people.  
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills, with an ability to work independently and seize opportunities.  


  • £25,405 starting salary pro rata (Band 5 £25,405 – £31,224 pa through performance related progression)
  • Permanent, Part Time
  • 22.5 hours per week worked over 3 days (flexibility to choose days of work between Monday – Friday)
  • Hybrid working available – working from home and at the Hospice
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends depending on fundraising needs
  • Rural Location (North Chailey BN8 4ED) own transport essential, no public transport
  • Enhanced DBS

What do we provide?

Some of the great benefits of working with us include:

  • Full induction and ongoing training opportunities
  • Performance related pay progression
  • Access to self-development courses such as Growth Mindset, Resilience, Dealing with stressful situations etc.
  • 35 days holiday (27 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Enhanced maternity/adoption pay
  • Free BUPA Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free eye tests and special prescription allowance for screen users
  • Generous Pension 5% employer, 3% employee pension – (Option to transfer NHS Pension subject to pension rules)
  • Company sick pay scheme – Well-being is at the heart of everything we do, and it starts with ensuring your own
  • Peer recognition GEM (Go the Extra Mile)
  • Long service awards
  • 20% Staff discount in our charity shops
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Subsidised meals if working in the hospice building
  • Free onsite car parking (hospice and distribution sites only)

How to apply

If you have any questions about the vacancy please speak to Sarah Colbourne, Head of Fundraising & Marketing (

We will be shortlisting and interviewing as applications come in, so may close the advert at any time.