Job Type:



£8.00 - 9.97/hour



Main Purpose of the Job

Job Purpose/Summary


To provide fundraising and administrative support to the fundraising team at the Marie Curie office/site specified. To assist in building and developing fundraising relationships in the community, by providing excellent stewardship and support to our fundraising groups, volunteers and key supporters.


Key relationships



  • Head of Community Fundraising Region
  • Head of Community Fundraising UK
  • Community Fundraising colleagues
  • Fundraising Volunteer Development Managers
  • Fundraising Groups and volunteers
  • Events Delivery Team
  • Partnerships and national Corporate teams
  • Regional Fundraising Product Managers
  • Regionally based fundraising teams such as Regular Giving, Major Gifts and Legacies
  • Supporter Relations Team and other MC (Marie Curie) central teams
  • Area Shop Managers
  • Regional Managers MCNS
  • Clinical Nurse Managers and other key MC staff


  • Supporters
  • Local media
  • Local community contacts
  • External fundraising networks and contacts from other charities.

Accountabilities (Duties & Responsibilities)


Processing the income raised by our Supporters


  • Process income and work in accordance with Marie Curie policies and procedures
  • Ensure that accurate and up to date financial and supporter records are maintained and are accessible.
  • Provide reports and information about activity, performance, supporters, volunteers etc. as necessary and upon request
  • Work within national MC policies, procedures and adhere to legal frameworks
  • Undertake administrative duties as required in support of the core product portfolio

Build and maintain strong fundraising relationships

Work with MC staff e.g. Nursing service staff, hospice staff and MC shop managers, to increase awareness of and support for MC activities.

Promote and organise MC key campaigns at a local level

  • Proactively use and support colleagues in using the fundraising database to develop and manage supporter relations
  • Assist the team in developing supporters by carrying out welcome and stewardship calls
  • Assist in the support of existing Fundraising My Way (in aid of) supporters, encouraging repeat or on-going activity.
  • Provide excellent supporter service to members of the public who enquire, via phone, mail and in person, and encourage their support
  • Assist the team in managing the Great Daffodil Appeal collections at a local level
  • Assist the team in managing all public collections and the collection tin campaign at a local level
  • Assist the team in managing the agreed community fundraising element of MC’s large, national campaigns such as Blooming Great Tea Party, Walk to Remember and Swimathon
  • Assist with any PR and media requirements
  • Promote the gifts in will message to supporters.

Deliver the income target 

  • Participate in the delivery of annual budgets, targets and plans
  • Provide fundraising manager with timely updates on performance and produce a monthly report


  • In addition to the specific duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description, all those working in Marie Curie should be aware of their specific responsibilities towards the following:
  • Marie Curie is committed to encouraging volunteering throughout the organisation and as such the post holder will be expected to support and respect volunteers, and may be asked to work alongside or supervise a volunteer as part of their role whilst working at Marie Curie.
  • Marie Curie operates a no-smoking policy. The post holder should either be a non-smoker or be prepared not to smoke in any Charity premises, grounds or vehicles or when on Marie Curie business outside the office.
  • Adhere to all health and safety and fire regulations and to co-operate with the Charity in maintaining good standards of health and safety.
  • Adhere to all Marie Curie policies and procedures at all times
  • Actively promote and support the safeguarding of vulnerable adults, young people and children, observing and adhering to Marie Curie policies on safeguarding    
  • Uphold ethical and professional standards and not behave in a manner that is likely to bring the Charity into disrepute.
  • Promote and sustain a responsible attitude towards equal opportunities and diversity within the Charity.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to on-going registration requirements or any national professional or occupational standards associated with the role.

Demonstrate a commitment to on-going learning and development and to participate in any training relevant to the role.