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Senior Fundraiser Corporate - (Full-Time)
- 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 full time, 37 hours.

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.

As a highly motivated and experienced individual, you will maximise all opportunities to increase the Charity profile across the business community in Leeds and surrounding areas. Engaging with potential corporate supporters and their employees to inspire support for our fundraising activities and appeals.

Key Job Role Responsibilities and Main Tasks:

PARTNERSHIPS Grow strong partnerships within the corporate community to develop long term support for St George’s Crypt.

CHARITY OF THE YEAR: Identify opportunities to secure new charity of the year partnerships.

STEWARDSHIP Provide excellent stewardship to all corporate supporters.

EMPLOYEE SUPPORT Develop and support employee engagement, fundraising and volunteering opportunities. 

PAYROLL GIVING Maintain existing employee payroll and regular giving agreements while seeking opportunities for this area to grow.

CAMPAIGNS: Work with your colleagues in the Fundraising Team to maximise the income from fundraising campaigns, promote to all your 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:

  • Proven experience of working in a similar role
  • Experience of managing and delivering income budgets in excess of £150k
  • Ability to develop a prospect list which will lead to income generation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Confident speaker with credibility, conviction and knowledge with experience of drafting and presenting proposals to secure potential corporate support
  • Professional and accountable approach to all areas of your work


  • Full UK driving licence and own transport
  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Fundraising
  • Knowledge of the homeless sector
  • Working knowledge of Office 365 and Sharepoint
  • Knowledge of GDPR regulations
  • Experience of a CRM system
  • Experience of using social media in a professional capacity

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. Please email to

For an informal chat or to find out more about the role, please contact Head of Fundraising Cheryl Harrington at


Hours: Full time, 37.00hrs

Contract: Permanent

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 30 September 2021

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