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Senior Fundraising Executive

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove
Brighton, East Sussex
£26,500 pa (£32,683 FTE)
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Public Sector, Charity
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Senior Fundraising Executive

Hours: 30 hours a week

Salary:  £26,500 pa (£32,683 FTE)

Location: Hybrid

Closing Date: *10th March 2024, 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. Please note that we are unable to accept sponsorship applications and you will need the Right to Work in the UK.

About The Role

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove is looking for a Senior Fundraising Executive to join our team! If you're passionate about helping older adults and skilled at securing funds for important services, this role could be perfect for you. Your job will involve reaching out to different organisations for funding, building relationships with donors, and exploring new fundraising opportunities. You'll also help with activities like In Memory/Legacy, Community, Events & Appeals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify, prepare, and write high-quality grant and trust applications to secure funds for our services and operations.
  • Maintain the Fundraising Pipeline Tracker to track reporting requirements and manage funder relations effectively.
  • Conduct prospecting research to discover new funding opportunities and maintain relationships with existing funders.
  • Collaborate with Age UK national on strategic grant opportunities and represent AUKWSBH at networking events.
  • Provide input into strategic objectives and plans, working closely with the Head of Marketing & Engagement.
  • Contribute to the annual fundraising plan, including In Memory/Legacy, Community, Events & Appeals.
  • Previous experience in fundraising, particularly in grant writing and trust applications.
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent organisational and project management abilities.
  • Proficiency in CRM systems and fundraising platforms is desirable.
  • A driving licence and use of car is required for the role

This is a hybrid position and can be based from any of our centres (Bognor Regis, Haywards Heath, Horsham or Brighton), with the option to work from home on a regular basis. Home working maybe considered with occasional travel for meetings. During the interview, we can discuss various work arrangements. While we lean towards a four-day workweek with flexible scheduling, we are open to exploring other options.

If you would like more information about the role before applying, Vicki Rayment, Head or Marketing and Engagement will be happy to chat to you, you can contact Vicki on 01273 021623 or 07767 418120.

If you feel you have the passion for the role but may not have all the skills, we’d love to talk to you, so please do get in contact.

If you need help with submitting an application, please do email and we will contact you to help.


At AUKWSBH we value our people and as such our staff benefits include:

  • Flexible Working Option Ongoing professional training and development 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time staff) Eligible for Blue Light discount scheme BUPA Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Part of an inclusive and committed team Ability to make a genuine positive difference to people’s lives 4% auto enrolment pension with Life Assurance


We are an ageing population and many older people have no one else but us, AUKWSBH are passionate about inspiring and enabling people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life by providing. We are determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove.

We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best, so please contact us should you require any adjustments to allow you to apply/undertake your role.

To apply please visit our website and download an application form  or email your CV to

Should you be successful, you will be subject to a variety of checks, including DBS and references.




Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove is a great place to work. Could you bring your skills to our team?

Working for Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove is a Brand Partner of Age UK, an independent, local charity and a company limited by guarantee.

We help thousands of local older people every year, offering activities, events, support services and information. It's a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.

We exist to improve the quality of life and promote the independence of all older people living in our area.

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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01273 720603
Age UK, 29-31, Prestonville Road
East Sussex
United Kingdom

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