Fundraising and Marketing Officer




£ 25,240 pro rata (21 hours per week; actual salary £15,144)

We are offering an exciting opportunity to develop a new role within our charity. Action for Family Carers benefits from great support from the local community in Essex. We now need a person with marketing skills to help raise the profile of the charity and increase income from fundraising.


Action for Family Carers is a thriving charity which for nearly 30 years has been providing support for adult carers and young carers – people with unpaid, caring responsibilities for others.  We are a Carers Trust Network Partner and Centre of Excellence.  We provide information, befriending, counselling, wellbeing activities, young carer clubs and respite day care across Essex, working within schools, with GP practices and in a variety of community settings.



Fundraising and Marketing Officer

£ 25,240 pro rata (21 hours per week; actual salary £15,144)

Based in our Maldon office

Flexible working patterns will be considered for the right candidate.

 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Responsibilities will include:

·         Developing and delivering effective fundraising and marketing activity

·         Establishing positive relationships and engagement with supporters

·         Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and guidelines

·         Innovation; identifying new ways of securing support


You will need to be:

  • Energetic and enthusiastic about fundraising and marketing for local families in need
  • Highly organized, systematic and proactive
  • Skilled and confident in the use of IT and social media
  • An excellent communicator in person, on the phone and in writing.
  • Able to work independently and flexibly


We offer:

  • Full induction and relevant training.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • An opportunity to help vulnerable families in the local community
  • A chance to be part of a person-centred, supportive and friendly team.


For an application pack go to

Closing date for completed applications: 30th August 2019.


Action for Family Carers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.   


Registered Charity No: 1127164



Closing date for completed applications

Friday 30th August 2019

Interviews will take place on


Application Pack

To view the full Application Pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification, please see the PDF links below.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please Save a Copy of the application form, fill it in on your computer then either:-

email to or print and post to Brickhouse Farm, Poulton Close, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6NG or phone Kim Smith on 01621 851640.

If you are having difficulty with the online form, we can arrange to send you an application form via email or post, please ring the offices on 01621 851640.

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