Job title: Fundraising Officer

Job reference: 43

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours, 5 days per week, working between Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Location: Birmingham

Salary:  £22,500 - £24,000 per annum dependent on experience and training + Benefits

Closing date: 9am, Thursday 30th May 2019

Interview date: Thursday 11th June 2019

About us: Giving people a voice – and making sure it’s heard – is something POhWER does every day. We’re all about promoting equality, challenging unfairness and giving disadvantaged and vulnerable people access to high quality information, advice and advocacy services. POhWER is a registered charity that provides a range of services across England.

About the role:

We are looking to recruit people who share our core values and can demonstrate that they apply and live those values in their daily working practice.

We have a current vacancy for a Fundraising Officer to be based in our Birmingham office.

This new role will help raise funds through major gifts, grants and fundraising projects and activities. To recruit internal and external supporters and provide excellent donor support. To prepare grant applications, and promote POhWER fundraising using press, publicity and social media. To develop fundraising materials, develop new ideas and maintain a fundraising database.

About you:

You will need experience in fundraising, or demonstrate transferable marketing/sales skills. The ability to meet income targets. Have excellent accurate written and oral communication skills able to build rapport with diverse audiences and be a good team player

A commitment to the people POhWER supports including those living with mental ill health, disability and dementia.

Candidates will need to travel independently of public transport and have access to their own vehicle. Candidates will also be expected to attend some evening networking or fundraising events should they arise.


We apologise in advance, that if you do not hear back from us within two weeks of the closing date then please presume that you have been unsuccessful.


There are also possible volunteering opportunities available within POhWER across the whole of England, to get more information on these opportunities please visit

Full job description: Fundraising_Officer_JD_v2.pdf

How to apply: Fill in the application form. (Your application will only be considered if you submit a fully completed application form attached)

Once completed, please send your application form to [email protected] or if you are having any problems, call 01438 846015.