Bath Rugby Foundation are looking for a Community Fundraiser to
help to improve the lives of young people in BANES and Wilshire.

Job role: Community Fundraiser

Start date: July 2024

Reporting to: Head of Fundraising

Salary:  £44,000 (Pro Rata)  See hours below.


Bath Rugby Foundation’s Fundraising department is divided into four main revenue generating areas - Events, Donations, Grant Applications and Corporate Giving.

The Community Fundraiser will work as part of the Fundraising team and their priority will be to build and develop the Community Fundraising revenue strand, which is £120,000, as well as supporting Corporate Giving, Events and relationship management.

You will report to the Head of Fundraising.

You will be required to:

Develop and deepen relationships with local businesses and individuals so they support us through various routes.

Encourage them to adopt us as charity of the year or sponsor events.

Help where required to maximise the revenue potential of our fundraising events, especially corporate ones where relationships can be developed.

Maintain the current relationships alongside the Corporate Fundraiser and Head of Fundraising.

Manage all aspects of these relationships.

This list is not exhaustive as the size of charity requires flexibility with all its staff.

Working hours:

22.5 hours per week to include pre-arranged evenings and weekend work.

Working environment:

Office and home based.

Support may be required out of hours at fundraising events during the week and weekends.

Full driving licence and access to own transport.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email systems.

Excellent communication skills and proven ability to relate to people from all walks of life, as well as the drive and enthusiasm to make things happen.

 Proven track record with the highest standards of customer care.

Proven track record in working successfully as part of a team.

Person specification/qualifications

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a diverse range of people.

Proven sales skills to create fundraising opportunities.

Ability to develop a team strategy to increase revenue for the charity

The capacity to inspire and motivate others

The ability to deal with information in a confidential manner and respond with sensitivity.

Proven organisational skills and the ability to manage a variety of tasks.

Administrative and IT skills, and an ability to maintain records and produce clear written and oral reports.

Experience of working across different sectors and developing links with other agencies.

A flexible and non-judgemental approach to people and work.

We expect candidates to have an understanding of the charitable sector in general and our charity specifically.

General responsibilities:

 Adhere to and comply with organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.

Take responsibility for personal health and safety and that of colleagues and visitors.

Implement risk management strategies.

Comply with the charity’s policy on confidentiality and GDPR.

 Empathise with the charity’s aims and objectives.

Behave at all times in a professional and responsible manner.

Additional benefits:

Additional leave connected to service

Staff uniform where appropriate

Company social events

Employee discounts

Flexible working

On-site city centre parking

Matchday ticket options

Personal development training


If you are interested in applying for the role of Community Fundraiser,
please fill out our Application Form  and send it to: [email protected]

Application closing date: Friday June 21st