The Poppy Factory

The Poppy Factory – Events Fundraiser (Richmond)



Full Time:   37.5 hours
Location: Richmond upon Thames
Salary: Circa £25,000 per annum, plus benefits

The Poppy Factory has a great opportunity for an experienced Events Fundraiser to join our ambitious fundraising team at The Poppy Factory, the UKs leading charity providing specialist employment support to wounded, injured or sick veterans. The role provides an exciting opportunity to join the team as we enter a further period of growth and in advance of our capital appeal for major redevelopment of The Poppy Factory’s site in Richmond.

Are you:

  • A strong project manager with a track record of delivering a range of events or fundraising activities
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Results and target driven
  • Proactive and highly motivated
  • Experienced in engaging and communicating with a wide range of audiences

The ideal candidate will have experience or transferrable skills gained within an events or fundraising environment. Your role will be to deliver the planned events strategy for this year, delivering a series of the Poppy Factory’s own and third party challenge and special events.


The Poppy Factory aims to be an exemplar employer.  We provide good terms and conditions of employment including:

  • A generous Company Pension scheme
  • Company-paid life assurance
  • Funding available for training and development as appropriate.

How to apply

For the full job description and more information about the role, please download the application pack.

To apply for this position please prepare your CV and a covering letter clearly outlining how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification (see the application pack for details). You may address your covering letter to Rhiannon Hughes, Corporate and Events Fundraising Manager.

The deadline for completed applications is midnight on 21st February 2018.  Please note that we cannot accept late or incomplete applications. Interviews are expected to take place in week commencing 26th February 2018.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Rhiannon Hughes on 020 8439 1878. Apply for Events Fundraiser

No agencies please

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Poppy Factory is committed to equality, valuing diversity and promoting inclusion.  Our commitment is to take positive measures to recruit people from underrepresented groups, and we actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for any job applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the role. Please indicate in your application whether you wish to be considered under this scheme. We are also happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the application or interview process to accommodate disabled candidates.

We are a family friendly employer and happy to discuss flexible working.

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