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Community Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £25,600 – £28,444
  • Hybrid (Scotland South & East)
  • Closing 8th October 2023

  • Advertised from 20th September 2023
  • Permanent


Want a job that makes a real difference?

As a Community Fundraiser, you’ll be the face of Marie Curie in the community. Your role will be to support, develop and inspire volunteers, fundraising groups and supporters to ensure our local fundraising activity is as effective as possible.

Primarily covering Dumfries & Galloway and Lanarkshire this will involve engagement with community groups, corporates, fundraising groups and through in-memory giving, and working with those groups and individuals to help Marie Curie grow its fundraising income and local profile.

The nature of fundraising activity requires flexibility and in return for your commitment to evening and weekend work, we will strive to help you enjoy a strong work life balance.

The role will involve lots of travel therefore you should have a full UK driver’s license and access to a vehicle (business insurance will be required).

What we are looking for:

  • A talent for building and nurturing great working relationships
  • An understanding of fundraising principles, methods and procedures
  • Adaptability and resilience
  • Great customer service skills with the ability to provide excellent stewardship
  • A creative problem solver with a can-do attitude
  • Organisation and prioritisation skills
  • An engaging and inspiring individual with a passion for making a difference

What’s in it for you:

  • Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
  • Continuous development
  • Leading training programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible Working

For more information or an informal chat please contact our Deputy Head of Fundraising, Elma Mitchell on 07798 638151

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Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.


Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

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