Community Fundraiser Role - Leatherhead

We’re looking to recruit a Community Fundraiser to help maximise income generation through and deliver our charity’s fundraising strategy.

This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic and creative person to develop further their fundraising skills. The role is relatively flexible and offers additional support from an experienced Fundraiser.


Starting salary: £25,000 (pro rata)
Hours of Work: Between 21 and 28 hours per week (with occasional out-of-hour and or/weekend work. TOIL will be given)
Length of contract: Permanent
Reporting to: Senior Operations Manager

Education & Training: The post holder will be expected to attend and complete a Mary Frances Trust induction programme and undertake on-going training.

This post is subject to the successful completion of a probationary period.

Deadline for applications: 21 July 2019


• Maximising income generation through community fundraising and delivering the MFT fundraising strategy.
• Meeting financial targets and assisting in the charity’s growth.
• Acting as an effective ambassador for Mary Frances Trust with consideration to the values and objectives of the charity.


• Development and implementation of Mary Frances Trust’s fundraising strategy.
• Building relationships with donors, companies and partners – making presentations, updating on progress and milestones.
• Devising and organising fundraising activities and events.
• Responsibility of using innovative ways to gain and retain donors and regular supporters.
• Managing and developing corporate partnerships.
• Managing information and record the profile and fundraising activity of donors on a database.
• Writing tailored grant applications to charitable trusts and foundations – with support from other members of the team.
• Creating new ideas for fundraising and identify suitable funding initiatives.
• Participating in the day to day work of the organisation – such as reporting, attending team and Board meetings as required, and taking a flexible approach to general administrative and support tasks.
• Representing the work of Mary Frances Trust at events to members of the public and supporters, where necessary delivering presentations
• Participating in staff appraisals and appropriate training for the role
• Working in accordance with Mary Frances Trust’s policies and procedures
• Working with the Volunteer Co-Ordinator to recruit fundraising volunteers.

This is not an exhaustive list of all of the duties that may need to be undertaken. It may be necessary to undertake other duties in order to fulfil the objectives of the charity.


To apply, please fill in our Application form and return to John Anderton at by 21 July 2019.


Mary Frances Trust (MFT) is a charity organisation established in 1994 by people who used mental health services, carers and professionals to support people with any mental or emotional health problems.

The purpose of Mary Frances Trust is to:

  • work with people who experience any kind of emotional or mental health distress until they feel confident to get on with their life again.
  • provide leadership and co-ordination in development and delivery of community mental health services in Surrey.