The Poppy Factory

The Poppy Factory – Trust Fundraising Officer (Richmond)



Full Time:   37.5 hours
Salary: £25,000 per annum, plus benefits

The Poppy Factory has an exciting opportunity for a Trust Fundraising Officer to work with the Trust Fundraising Managers (job-share) to raise income from Trusts & Foundations to support the work of The Poppy Factory’s employability service Getting You Back to Work.

The Poppy Factory is the UK’s leading employment charity providing specialist employment support to Veterans who are wounded, injured or sick.  Since 2010 The Poppy Factory employability service has facilitated over 870 job starts for Veterans (our clients) who experience a disability or health challenge. Demand for our service has grown significantly; we are ambitious about supporting many more wounded, injured or sick veterans into meaningful and sustainable work and are now entering a further period of growth.

This role will support and help grow our well established Trust Fundraising function. 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:

  • Able to deliver results working under pressure
  • Outgoing and confident in communication with a wide range of people
  • Empathetic with people who face challenges arising from disability
  • Flexible in your approach and have good team working skills
  • Proactive and motivated to achieve personal and team objectives

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. You may address your covering letter to Charlotte Dymock, HR Business Partner.

The deadline for completed applications is midnight on Sunday 28th January.  Please note that we cannot accept late or incomplete applications. Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 31st January.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Charlotte Dymock on 020 8439 2841.

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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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