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With 35 years of experience, CancerCare is a local charity dedicated to helping families affected by the impact of cancer living in North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

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ob Title               Fundraiser (North Lancashire)

Reporting to:         Neil Townsend

Location:               Lancaster, North Lancashire

Salary:                  £20,000 to £23,000 (pro rata) depending on experience and skills

Hours:                   22.5 hours per week (Wednesday to Friday)


Purpose of the role


To deliver CancerCare’s fundraising activities across North Lancashire, raising charity income, increasing awareness and enhancing the reputation of the organisation. The successful candidate will complement our existing North Lancashire Fundraiser whose hours are Monday to Wednesday (16 hours).


Main duties


  • Together with the existing Fundraising colleagues, develop and deliver a fundraising plan for North Lancashire which delivers income targets for the year.
  • Proactively develop relationships and events with businesses, community groups and local fundraisers.
  • Maximise income generation for CancerCare in the most cost effective way.
  • To be the main point of contact for fundraising enquiries from North Lancashire working alongside other team members. Provide advice, support and encouragement to those who want to fundraise for CancerCare.
  • Recruit, cultivate and engage with a team of volunteers who are willing and able to support fundraising activities. Liaise with the volunteer coordinator in the recruitment of these volunteers.
  • Accurately record all data relating to North Lancashire fundraising contacts and donors on ThankQ (donor database).


In addition, other duties and responsibilities


  • Attend events, functions, talks and cheque presentations on behalf of CancerCare.
  • Be able to explain the Therapy Services and support groups available to clients.
  • Work with the Marketing and Communications team to ensure that community fundraising activity is adequately covered in magazines, newsletters, e-newsletters, and social media platforms, on the website and in all other CancerCare communications.
  • Adhere to CancerCare policies and procedures.
  • Achieve financial income targets, as agreed.




  • To contribute to organisational effectiveness through positive team-working.
  • To represent CancerCare in a variety of different contexts and to a variety of different audiences.
  • To have a flexible approach to working hours including evenings and weekends, as required.
  • To participate in staff training, organisation/team meetings and events, as required.
  • To comply with CancerCare’s organisational policies.
  • Must be able to drive