JOB VACANCY: Maggie’s Oxford – Centre Fundraiser, Oxford

Role summary: Maggie’s Oxford is seeking a committed and energetic Centre Fundraiser to join its growing fundraising team on a permanent basis.

This exciting new role will report to the Centre Fundraising Manager and will focus on implementing the Centre fundraising strategy and delivering income targets through proactive donor recruitment and excellent donor care.

As Centre Fundraiser for Maggie’s Oxford you will nurture and strengthen relationships with existing supporters and develop new key relationships with individuals as well as partnerships with local businesses, groups and associations. As a key member of the fundraising team at Maggie’s, you will be enthusiastic and creative in your approach as you use your expertise to engage and inspire our supporters and develop lasting relationships with a range of partners.

You will represent the work, vision and purpose of Maggie’s, while also supporting the delivery of local and central fundraising initiatives and campaigns. This will include presentations and face-to-face, telephone and written communications.

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick pay scheme and travel and cycle loans.

Please refer to the full job description.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 6th February.

Job location (usual place of work): Maggie’s Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Oxford OX3 7LE

Pay rate: £20,911 – £23,597

Pay is pro rata?: No

Job title: Centre Fundraiser – Oxford

Applications close on date: 21st January

Hours are: Full time

Contract is: Permanent

Job description:

1. JOB TITLE: Centre Fundraiser

REPORTS TO: Centre Fundraising Manager




LIAISES WITH: Working with Centre Fundraising Team, other Fundraising Teams, Centre Team within Maggie’s Centres. Working with external facing supporters, the general public and local media.

BASE: Maggie’s Oxford


To implement the centre fundraising strategy for Maggie’s Oxford, working with the Centre Fundraising team to deliver income targets through proactive donor recruitment and excellent donor care.

This includes supporting and retaining existing supporters and researching new key relationships with individuals as well as partnerships with local businesses, groups and associations.

The post holder will represent the work, vision and purpose of Maggie’s Centres whilst also supporting the delivery of local and central fundraising initiatives and campaigns. This includes presentations, face to face, telephone and written communications.

The post-holder is required to use effective and efficient fundraising skills to assist in delivering both financial and non financial targets which will support fundraising activity across Maggie’s.


KRA 1. Primary requirements:
• Assist the Centre Fundraising Team with the planning and implementation of the overall Centre fundraising strategy and fundraising activity for the Oxford Centre.
• Assist the Centre Fundraising Manager with research into new fundraising ideas, potential new sources of support and report these back to improve activities.
• Work collaboratively with other fundraising teams in Maggie’s to maximize income from all areas.
• Work across a regional area within a geographically dispersed team.
• Work within a fast moving environment, identify and respond to changing priorities.
• Undertake any other duties consistent with the aims of Maggie’s.

KRA 2. Delivery of community fundraising plans and activities:
• Assist with the delivery of annual budgets and plans.
• Support Centre fundraising initiatives to maximize voluntary income opportunities.
• Support the collection and sharing of ‘stories’ and insights.
• Work with colleagues to ensure that centrally managed fundraising activities are supported locally.
• Work with local media, PR and through social media to maximise publicity and awareness of Maggie’s and its activities.
• Attend local and national fundraising activities where appropriate.
• Support with accurately monitoring and evaluating results for reporting purposes.

KRA 3. Finance and policy and service development:
• Assist in delivering annual income targets within an agreed cost ratio.

KRA 4. Putting the supporter first:
• Provide excellent supporter care, which enthuses supporters and encourages commitment and loyalty to Maggie’s.
• Ensure that all communications are inspirational, personal and relevant.
• Provide and facilitate supporters with a choice of how they fundraise and support Maggie’s.
• Give talks and presentations to local organisations i.e. schools, rotary clubs, WIs etc, to increase awareness of and support for Maggie’s activities.
• Ensure that all supporters are managed in accordance with Maggie’s Centres donor care policy.
KRA 5. Management and Human Resources:
• To ensure the recruitment and development of a growing bank of volunteers with clearly defined roles, job plans and management.

KRA 6. Research and Development Activity
• To ensure that local research is completed and kept up to date in terms of the most effective methods to generate voluntary income and the most efficient ways to ensure all supporters are thanked and developed.

KRA 7. Information Technology
• To keep up to date with Maggie’s central database and to ensure that use of the database is effective, accurate and consistent across the team.

KRA 8. Other
• Working within Maggie’s policies, procedures and adhering to legal frameworks.
• Support with cash handling, banking, acknowledging and receipting income if required in accordance with Maggie’s Centres policies and procedures.
• Undertaking administrative duties as required.

Person specification

Job title: Centre Fundraiser

Essential Desirable Proven by:
Training & qualifications Educated to A level standard or equivalent
Educated to degree level.
Membership of the Institute of Fundraising
CV, certificates & references
Experience of raising funds in a community setting on a paid or voluntary basis or has worked in a related discipline (e.g. PR, marketing, sales, project management etc.)
Working as part of a team
Experience of:
Working to and delivering budgets, targets and plans
Working with local press/media and has done press releases, photo ops etc
CV, interview & references
Knowledge & Skills Knowledge of: 
Different methods of fundraising

Skills in:
Communication and presentation
Organising a wide variety of activities at any one time
Prioritising, planning and organising own workload
IT including word processing, email Knowledge of
Fundraising operational procedures (e.g. health & safety, financial, volunteer etc.)
How to motivate and support volunteers and supporters etc

Skills in:
Information gathering and analytical skills
Data recording/database use
Personal Committed, energetic with a good level of confidence to respond effectively to challenges.
Flexibility to work un-sociable hours.
Identify with the aims of Maggie’s Centres
Full, clean current driving licence.

Full details:

To apply, please contact: Applications should be by email in the format of two separate documents – CV with covering letter – to Carys Winship at