SSAFA – Commercial Fundraising Officer (London)


£30,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Fundraising, London EC4R

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Commercial Fundraising Officer to be an active and integral part of the fundraising department at SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven fundraiser who will work to develop and grow commercial fundraising opportunities at SSAFA. The person will liaise with people across the organisation as well as with existing external commercial accounts; maximising commercial income potential through these and through sales, as well as identifying new commercial activities.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join this department at a time of rapid growth, to work in a varied and diverse role that will generate valuable income to support the work of SSAFA.


To carry out this role successfully you will have ideally already worked within a fundraising, commercial or marketing and sales function and have a good understanding of the skills and challenges faced in such a role.

Other essential skills:

  • Research skills with the ability to identify key trends and develop clear responses
  • Evidence of creative thinking and excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a track record for collaborative working and building sustainable relationships at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Track record of managing budgets and allocating resources effectively and efficiently to deliver objectives

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Rebecca Keaveney on 020 7463 9215 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on 29th October 2017

Interviews: 9th November.  If you are invited to attend an interview you will be required to undertake an aptitude test and prepare an assignment as part of the selection process.

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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