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Thank you for your interest in job opportunities with Children with Cancer UK. We are united by a common goal – to save and improve young lives.

We are dedicated to keeping administrative and staffing costs low, which means we can devote more of the funds we raise towards vital research and welfare projects.

At times we do have occasional employment and volunteering opportunities at our office on Great Ormond Street.

Current vacancies

Regional Fundraiser – North

Salary: £24,000 – £32,000 depending on experience
Contract: Full Time – Permanent
Location: North (Home-based, but will be required to travel into the London office approx. twice a month)
Reporting to: Regional Fundraising Manager
Direct reports: No Direct Reports

Main purpose of position

This post holder will be responsible for developing and growing fundraising activities across the North region. The role requires an individual who is confident, articulate and well organised. Someone who thrives on a challenge and has a methodical approach to their work. It is an exciting time to join the growing regional team at Children with Cancer UK and this is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is innovative and ambitious.

Key Responsibilities

Regional Fundraising

  • To manage a range of community fundraising campaigns, such as: student fundraising, head shave, golf event, local businesses and children’s fundraising
  • Develop new campaigns in conjunction with your line manager
  • Recruit and support new fundraisers to maximize their fundraising potential
  • Liaise with existing and new fundraisers, providing fundraising materials, encouragement and support
  • To assist with the organisation of the team’s presence on event days and attend as required


  • In conjunction with your line manager, you will agree fundraising and other targets associated with the activities and events and meet these targets within the agreed budgets and deadlines
  • To monitor income and expenditure on your activities regularly. Identify problems (actual or potential), and agree any remedial steps with your line manager in advance and implement
  • To manage fundraising activities on Raiser’s Edge
  • To ensure that data relating to participants and prospective participants is kept up-to-date and accessible to other members of the team
  • To answer and respond courteously to any calls from fundraisers and prospective fundraisers
  • To deal promptly with enquiries, both over the telephone and in writing
  • To assist in the banking all monies received and thanking of fundraisers
  • To ensure mailings are dispatched effectively on a regular basis
  • To assist in the monitoring of stock and materials and ensuring adequate stocks are always held and available.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Public speaking, for example to talk about the charity when collecting a cheque from fundraising group or giving a talk to a Rotary Club
  • The role will require some evening and weekend work
  • Any other reasonable duties as directed by your line manager

Download the full job description.

Applications and deadline:
To apply for this position please forward your CV, plus a covering letter outlining why you think you are right for the role to by 8am on 13th February 2020.



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