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Senior Fundraiser - Community and Events (Part Time post 24 hours)
- St George’s CryptallView all jobs

St George’s Crypt are seeking to hire an experienced fundraiser with proven experience in a similar role.  The position is 24 hours over 4 days.

About the Charity:

St. George’s Crypt is Christian Charity in the city of Leeds providing shelter and support and working with the homeless, the vulnerable and those suffering from addiction. Our aim is to provide a safe environment with physical, emotional and spiritual support. 

We expect all staff to be respectful of the Christian ethos of the charity.

Job Purpose:

This role is an integral part of the Fundraising team and contributes directly to the long-term income generation strategy of the charity.

Your job is to deliver agreed income targets across all community fundraising activities.  Working effectively as part of a small fundraising team to inspire financial support for the Crypt. Increase the Charity profile within the community by engaging with volunteer groups, potential supporters, organisations and local businesses. 

Key Job Role Responsibilities and Main Tasks:

VOLUNTEER GROUPS: Recruit and retain new Fundraising Volunteer Groups. Develop and motivate to independently manage their own fundraising activities.

PROACTIVE: Identify new fundraising opportunities and initiatives in the community. Motivate and inspire individuals and groups organising events or activities on behalf of St George’s Crypt.

AMBASSADOR: Prepare and deliver individualised presentations to diverse audiences to promote all aspects of the Crypt’s work to community organisations, local business, Churches, schools and other supporter groups.

EVENTS: Take the lead on organising existing annual events and develop new events; ensuring all fundraising activities are cost effective with the best possible return on investment and profit.

CAMPAIGNS: Work with your colleagues in the Fundraising Team to maximise the income from fundraising campaigns, promote to all of your community support networks.

RESOURCES: Work within the team to manage the key resources and information used by the team and by others representing the Charity.

ADMINISTRATION: Regularly update the Charity’s fundraising database; Harlequin, ensuring all details are recorded fully and accurately.

OTHER: Any other tasks reasonably requested by your Line Manager.

The tasks and responsibilities listed above are not exhaustive and maybe amended according to the needs of the Charity. Employees are expected to work flexibly in responding to external and internal initiatives to support the needs of the Charity. There will be a requirement to work some weekends and evenings.

Person Specification:

Due to the nature of the workplace, the post holder must be over 18 years of age.

Essential - Job Role Specific:

  • Experience of working in a similar role
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Confident speaker with credibility, conviction and knowledge
  • Ability to recruit and inspire Fundraising Groups
  • Ability to motivate and manage volunteers
  • Professional and accountable approach to all areas of your work
  • Knowledge of Office 365 and Sharepoint
  • Physically fit - Includes some moderate lifting
  • Full UK driving licence



  • Own transport
  • DBS Cleared
  • Experience of using a Fundraising Database
  • Understanding of GDPR


Charity Wide Responsibilities:

Applying an attitude towards forgiveness and justice in dealing with all staff, volunteers, and clients.

Recognising the holistic needs of all service users and in accordance with the Trust Deed and affirm the spiritual needs of clients in their situations and either respond directly or refer as appropriate.

It is hoped that all our employees are willing to be involved in the activities of the churches and organizations that support the work.

Attend training courses and conferences in order to maintain personal development as agreed with Line Manager.

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

Enforcing the company’s safeguarding policy.

Being alert to and recognising welfare issues, being sure to challenge poor practice.

Sharing appropriate information with relevant people.

Ensuring that all staff having contact with children, vulnerable adults and/or their families have received appropriate training on safeguarding issues.

To understand and implement working practices set by the Safeguarding Adults and Children Board.

To understand and implement working standards set by the domestic violence and abuse quality mark documentation.

Application by letter telling us why you would be perfect for the role, also include your CV. Any incomplete applications will not be considered for interview. Apply to

To an informal chat or to find out more about the role, please email our Head of Fundraising Cheryl Harrington at


Hours: Part time, 24.00hrs

Contract: Permanent

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 30 September 2021

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