East Lancashire Hospice

Events Fundraiser

Post title: Events Fundraiser 
Responsible to: Head of Fundraising 
Type of contract: Permanent 
Hours: 37.5
Salary: £24,264
Closing date: Monday 1st July 2024 
Interview date: TBC

This post involves regular, direct unsupervised access to vulnerable adults and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Events Fundraiser
This post is a new role within the Income Generation Team and is an exciting opportunity for East Lancashire Hospice to expand on their existing events calendar. Our goal is to grow income year on year through a range of different events which will appeal to a wide range of people within our community.

The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate will have experience in event planning, with strong project management, communication, and relationship-building skills. They will be creative, results-oriented, and passionate about their work. They will pay close attention to planning, implementing and evaluating to ensure events are measurable and successful.

East Lancs Hospice
East Lancashire Hospice is a registered charity, founded in 1984. We support and care for patients with a life limiting illness, their families and others close to them. We provide this in a number of ways; at the hospice and in people’s own homes across our community of Blackburn, Darwen, Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley.

With approximately 120 employees and over 250 volunteers, our people are our biggest asset whom we value tremendously. Our services to the local community would not be possible without our motivated and caring workforce who always strive to deliver excellence in all that they do. The hospice is a unique and special place, kindness and compassion are qualities that run throughout the hospice and our people truly believe in what we do.

What we offer
This role is full time (37.5hrs a week) and the salary is £24,264. There will be opportunities to hybrid work when necessary, but the role will be mainly office based working with the Income Generation team.

The successful candidate will be fully supported by an experienced Head of Fundraising and Director of Income Generation and Marketing.

We have an excellent, collaborative working environment with a generous holiday allowance of 27 days + Bank Holidays with the option to buy additional days. You will have access to learning and development opportunities, ongoing training, and funded access to a private health scheme. There is also onsite parking and an onsite Café with reduced staff prices.

Aside from the terms and conditions detailed above, you will be joining a very special and unique organisation, where people are at the heart of everything we do.

Equality and Diversity

We support an inclusive and holistic working environment and aim to empower our people to bring their authentic self to work. We are committed to this and so encourage applications from all individuals with the required skills for the role inclusive of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, colour, caste, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, socioeconomic background, trade union membership status, marriage, and civil partnerships. ELH is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and volunteers.


For further information, relating to the job duties, please refer to the job description by clicking ‘Job Description’ below.

If you wish to apply for this post, please complete the online application form. Please make sure you read through the job description and outline your relevant skills and experience applicable to the job in the supporting information box, whilst detailing your career history in the relevant fields. 

You may also send your CV directly to Recruitment@Eastlancshospice.org.uk stating which job you are interested in, along with the supporting information outlining your relevant skills and experience applicable to the job.

Please note that references will not be contacted at this stage, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All enquiries and further information regarding the above can be obtained from the recruiting manager.

Name: Leanne Green

Email: Leanne.green1@eastlancshospice.org.uk

Telephone: 01254 965874

Application forms and job descriptions are available to download from our website: www.­eastla­nc­shos­pice.­org.­uk 

Alternatively, these documents can be obtained from the Recruitment Department on: 01254 965833

Please download: 
Job Description 
Application Form