We're looking for a fundraiser to join our team

We're looking for a fundraiser to join our team


We are looking for an experienced fundraiser to join our team. As a relatively new company, Wise Children’s fundraising strategy is still being shaped, and the Fundraiser will work closely with our Executive Producer to develop that strategy to inspire people to support Wise Children. They will also be responsible for delivering against plans, fundraising from a diverse range of streams including major donors, charitable trusts, and companies. 


Job title: Fundraiser

Salary: £26,000

Hours: Part time, 16 hours per week on a flexible basis

Based: At least one day a week at Wise Children’s office in Spike Island, Bristol. Other hours can be worked flexibly as best suits the successful candidate

Start date: Flexible, but ideally early March 2020 

Contract: Fixed term, ending on 18 December 2020


The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, at least two year’s experience of working in a fundraising environment, ideally in the arts, and a proven track record of securing donations from individuals; trusts and foundations; or businesses. 


If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Download the job pack here for more information, and to apply send a CV and covering letter (no more than two sides) along with the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form found in the job pack to [email protected]


All applications must be received by 12pm on Thursday 2 January 2020. 


Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview in Bristol on Thursday 16 January 2020. 


This appointment will be made on merit, but we believe that diversity strengthens and enriches us, and that it is the responsibility of everyone at Wise Children to make the arts and cultural sector a more diverse and equal place. As Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) and disabled people are currently under-represented at Wise Children, we particularly encourage and welcome applications from BAME and disabled applicants.