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Help Musicians is an independent charity with an extraordinary history. For nearly 100 years we have provided a broad spectrum of help, support and opportunities to empower professional musicians through times of great need and times of opportunity, providing a lifetime of support when it is needed most.

The charity takes a personalised approach through its unique, integrated programme offering assistance across health and wellbeing, business skills and creative development. Our strong reserves have enabled us to react to the pandemic with a significant increase in the level of support we offer.

Help Musicians aims to make a meaningful difference to the lives of professional musicians and is passionate about creating a world where musicians thrive.

You can find details of the roles we are currently recruiting for below.

Community Fundraising & Engagement Officer 

Salary: Up to £29k per annum (dependent on candidate experience) plus 10% pension, health care cash plan and a range of other great benefits 

Reporting to: Individual Giving Manager  

Location: London WC1X - currently working full-time from home 

Contract and hoursPermanent contract – 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)   

Please download the job description & person specification below.

About the role 

We have an exciting opportunity at Help Musicians to join our Fundraising team in a newly created Community Fundraising & Engagement Officer role.   

We need an ambitious relationship fundraiser who’s passionate about Community Fundraising and can unlock its potential in ways that will grow our supporter base. This role is the key interface between Help Musicians and the community of musicians, supporters and volunteers who currently raise income for the charity, or potentially would do in the futureThe CFEO recruits to, retains and develops relationships within this community through excellent marketing and digital engagement; by providing outstanding supporter care and by sharing resources that drives up brand equity, supporter loyalty and income. 

The role would suit a community fundraiser looking to put their own mark on a programme full of potential. 

About you  

You will have demonstrable experience in the charity sector (at least two years), specifically in growing community fundraising support, with a proven track record in driving income and supporter base volumes through the development of new tactics. It is key that you have experience in developing and executing community fundraising plans in line with Charity goals. 

You will also have experience in using CRM systemseffectively managing fundraising data and providing insights on performance. You must be comfortable with creating and developing contentYou also need to be passionate about maintaining relationships with our volunteer and supporter base, through effective and targeted communications. Whilst happy to work on your own initiative, you will be able to work collaboratively across departments. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us at an exciting time leading up to our centenary in 2021, to help us achieve our ambitions to provide more support and reach more people than ever before.  

Deadline for applications: Tue 8 Dec, 11.59pm 

Interview datesThursday 17th and Mon 21st  December 
Please download and fill out the forms below and send to