Events Fundraiser

28 hours per week (including evenings & weekends)

£23,000 – £24,000 pro rata per annum

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Events Fundraiser to support the Hospice’s Programme of fundraising and supporter engagement events to raise vital income for Willen Hospice.

The Events Fundraiser will work with the Events Team to ensure all events are planned, delivered and anlaysed to a sector leading standard, achieving maximum profile and income, whilst providing high quality donor services.

To be successful, you will ideally have previous experience of Event Planning, and will be highly organized, proactive and motivated to inspire the community to participate in our Fundraising Events. You will be a flexible team player who is available to work some evenings and weekends when our events are live. You will have excellent supporter facing skills, have an outgoing, friendly personality and a passion for fun and success.

You will need to be physically fit and able to safely move and handle event equipment, some of which is heavy. You will also need a driving licence (category B+E), access to a vehicle and be over 25 (an insurance requirement to drive the Hospice van).

You will be supported in your role to develop your skills by an experienced team who are passionate about what they do.

The role will be based at Willen Hospice in Milton Keynes and in return for your skills, you can expect to join a caring team with generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays), free onsite parking, NHS or employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme, enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision and excellent catering facilities at the Hospice.

To apply please complete the application form below and email it to hradmin@willen-hospice.org.uk

Closing date: Position open until filled. Please note that we will be running this as a rolling recruitment and selection process and will close the advert early if a high number of applications are received. Therefore, please submit your application at your earliest opportunity. 

In a typical year...
£9
our cost, per minute
11,000
phone calls to patients at home
600
fabulous volunteers
700
patients cared for at home
3,200
home visits
300
patients at the hospice
18,000
of cups of tea
290
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.