Branch fundraising Support Officer

We are looking for a Branch fundraising support officer to join Samaritans. In this critical role, you’ll provide an excellent level of support to our branches and volunteers, providing best practice guidance, support, resources and branch fundraising activities to ensure branches are able to generate long term sustainable income that supports Samaritans activities to prevent suicide.   A great written and verbal communicator, we’ll call on you to engage with both volunteers and staff across the wider organisation to foster a collaborative approach. With a willingness to learn and adapt to new fundraising developments and ideas, you’ll be forward thinking with excellent relationship building skills.

Joining our small team, you’ll need plenty of drive and motivation, along with some experience of working with and supporting volunteers. Your knowledge and experience of areas of fundraising such a community and events, individual giving, corporates, digital and grant fundraising will also be a must.

This could be an excellent opportunity for someone to gain exposure and experience to advance their skill set. If you have a good understanding of fundraising best practice and regulation standards and strong project management skills, this could be the role for you.

​We are aspirational for Samaritans, striving to deliver the best supporter experiences for our passionate and dedicated supporters. We’re also a supportive team, there for each other, seeking out insights and developing our skills.  We look forward to finding out more about you.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us in our life saving mission at Samaritans. 

If you’re looking for a new opportunity or a chance to learn new skills in a fast paced fundraising environment, please consider applying. A full outline of the opportunity and what you’ll need to bring to the team is provided in the job description here.

Further details regarding the contract are given below:

  • Permanent Contract ​
  • We will consider Part time or Full time working requests, with flexible working practices
  • £30,000 to £33,000 per annum (FTE)
  • ​Hybrid working – This role is ‘linked’ to our central office (Ewell), with home working.​

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply. You’ll be asked to upload your CV and a cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the job specification. 

This role will close for applications on 17th September 2023 with interviews scheduled to take place soon afterwards in week commencing 25th September 2023.

If you’re interested in applying or would just like to find out more, then we'd love to hear from you.