Combat Stress – Corporate & Commercial Fundraising Officer


Based at our Head Office, Tyrwhitt House, Oaklawn Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BX

Status: Permanent

Salary: Band 5, £29,553 – £36,166, per annum, dependent on experience, plus 5% Outer London Fringe Allowance

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 16:30, hyrbid with 2 days in office, 3 days at home.

About Us:

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading mental health charity for veterans. For over a century we’ve been helping former servicemen and women deal with issues like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Today we provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues related to their military service. We provide a range of community, outpatient and residential mental health services to veterans with complex mental health problems. We provide services in-person, and via phone and online.

About the role:

As part of our investment strategy in our fundraising teams, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a new split role position for a Corporate and Commercial Fundraising Officer to join our fantastic fundraising team. We are looking for an experienced and highly proactive individual who has lots of experience in securing new business and solid account management.

Working in an upbeat and dynamic fundraising department, you will report to the Senior Head of Corporate Partnerships and work alongside the Senior Corporate Officer to continue to grow income and engagement with our wonderful corporate & commercial supporters and partners.

About you:

In this challenging role, you will identify and secure new business opportunities, as well as cultivate, steward and develop the donors in your portfolio, providing expert advice and support. You’ll need excellent communication skills, enjoy networking and have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Other key skills include experience in securing new partners/clients within a fundraising and/or corporate environment, strong negotiation skills and confidence with Word, Excel and other programmes.

This role is subject to a DBS check.

As a healthcare environment, and for the health and wellbeing of our staff, veterans and visitors, we encourage everyone at Combat Stress especially professionals that are veteran facing to take up the offer to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.


• 27 days paid holiday plus bank holidays. After 5 years continuous service, this will increase to 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays and after 10 years continuous service, this will increase to 33 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
• Competitive stakeholder pension scheme – contributions matched up to 11% of salary
• Discount shopping vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme
• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible working
• Access to Blue Light Card scheme
• Death in Service Scheme
Plus many more.

How to apply:

To apply, please upload a CV and covering letter on our recruitment portal here.
For further information about the role please contact Garry Burns, Senior Head of Corporate Partnerships and Events on

Job Description

Person Specification

Closing date: 31 May 2024
Interview date: TBC

Please note, we reserve the right to close this advert early, should we receive a sufficient amount of applicants

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