Corporate Fundraising Officer | Providence Row

Corporate Fundraising Officer

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000
Hours: 35 hrs per week
Contract: Fixed Term Contract- 12 months (with the possibility to go permanent at the end of the contracted period)
Location: Hybrid (working from home and our main office near Aldgate East tube station in London)

Tackling the root cause of homelessness in East London

Providence Row works with more than 1,800 homeless and vulnerably housed people a year in east London, offering an integrated service of crisis support, advice, recovery and learning and training programmes. Our aim is to ensure that people who are so often excluded from mainstream services and gain the opportunities they need to create a safe, healthy and sustainable life away from the streets.

The Fundraising Team and Corporate Development

Providence Row’s commitment to developing and expanding its services requires a significant growth in fundraised income. To support this, the Board of Trustees and CEO have committed to investing in a long-term development strategy. We have a growing portfolio of strategic and fundraising corporate partnerships and a dynamic pipeline of potential new relationships.

Ideal applicant:

Working as part of a vibrant and friendly fundraising team, you will play a key part in supporting the Head of Corporate and Community Fundraising creating a collaborative culture to ensure we succeed together. The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational skills with great attention to detail and strong communication skills. They will be confident in working with internal and external stakeholders and able to come up with innovative ideas and solutions to engage supporters.

You will be a team player who wants to work with like-minded people in a fast growing, friendly and supportive team, while contributing to the success of both the fundraising department and the wider organisation to help make positive lasting changes in people’s lives

Key responsibilities

• All levels of account management including, regular communications with corporate partners through phone, e-mail and face to face meetings;
• Ensuring all correspondence, meetings and calls are recorded on the partners History record within our CRM database (Cloud Engage)
• Creating fundraising products and tools to support our partners to achieve their targets and inspire employees at partner companies to support us
• To assist with all levels of corporate administration, including; thank you letters; certificates; project reports; updating information via the database etc.
• Producing monthly, bi-annual and annual impact reports for corporate partners and funders as required
• Attending corporate fundraising events of partners and warm supporters which may sometimes occur outside working hours
• Research, monitor and maintain information on prospects from a variety of commercial sectors, maintain pipeline of genuine prospective partners, produce proposal documents and cases for support, and attend pitch processes for new partners
• Lead on initial meetings with ‘smaller’ and companies who are looking to support the charity in a project-based or otherwise non-partnership capacity
• To assist the Marketing team on all levels of corporate updates via website, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Corporate Volunteering Programme

Our volunteering programme has been recognised as being best practice by volunteering organisations and sector bodies such as NCVO and the Institute of Fundraising

The CCFO is responsible for all aspects of the corporate volunteering programme including;

• Liaising with companies (partners and non-partners) on new and ongoing volunteering opportunities
• Leading on all corporate volunteering presentations
• Liaising with agency and services staff
• Updating volunteering opportunities via communication and marketing tools
• Booking in volunteers
• Meeting and greeting volunteers
• Ensuring feedback and consent forms are complete and all other relevant programme activities are complete.
• Managing our Garden Sponsorship Programme and annual Rooftop Garden Party.

Additional activities

On occasion supporting the Head of Corporate and Community Fundraising with community fundraising activities and events.

Person specification


Experience working in a customer /client facing position

Experience of building and manging relationships with customers or clients

Corporate fundraising experience


Experience of using databases

Experience of working in the charity sector

Experience in creating or designing marketing materials

Corporate volunteering experience


Self-motivated and enthusiastic worker

Flexible approach to working conditions and working environment

Skills and abilities

Good verbal and written communication styles

Good planning and organisational skills with thorough attention to detail and ability to plan ahead

Ability to work on own initiative

Ability to work as part of a small team

Ability to manage a demanding workload, with a flexible and collaborative approach to work

Confidence to present and represent Providence row to new and existing partner

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] with the title of the role that you are applying for in the subject line.

The applications will be reviewed as and when received, so early applications are encouraged.

Providence Row is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 07452798 and registered charity number 1140192. Its registered office is at The Dellow Centre, 82 Wentworth Street, London, E1 7SA.
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