Donor Support and Development Officer

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Donor Support and Development Officer

Salary: £20,000 – £24,000 DOE + 6% pension contribution

Location: Bristol office based + flexible working


  • 6% employer pension contribution
  • 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays
  • Employee assistance programme in place with free access to confidential, professional legal and health advice
  • Flexible working: where appropriate staff can split time between the office and home as agreed with their line manager
  • Cycle to work scheme


This is an exciting opportunity for a fundraiser to take on the coordination of our community and individual fundraisers. Playing a valued role in our fundraising team, you will be supporting the new Global Roadmap to defeat Meningitis by 2030. Inspiring others to take action and help defeat meningitis through community and individual support, DIY fundraising and other projects which is a foundation of our fundraising. There is room and encouragement for fundraiser to grow and develop in their role - diversifying and maximising MRF’s income from our valued supporters.

The candidate

We are seeking a creative and proactive individual committed to our values. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and inspire others to take action, building relationships that last. Stewarding donors and supports who want to defeat meningitis, you will bring real energy and first class customer service to a role that also requires pro-action, sensitivity and flexibility. You will be working with a lively, friendly and varied team. Whether you come with direct fundraising experience or have transferable skills and the attitude this role requires, we will support and develop you to excel in your role.

How to apply

The closing date for completed application is 10am Monday 5th September 2022. Interviews will be held on Monday 12th September. The interview will also include a presentation task, the details of which you will be informed of if shortlisted. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role further please speak to Kat Lacy, Senior Fundraising Manager by emailing or calling 0333 405 6277. Or you can contact Ian Beningfield, Head of Fundraising by emailing or calling 07747 080 417.

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Following receipt of satisfactory references, the successful candidate should be able to start work soon after receiving their offer of employment.