Fundraising Officer

Role: Fundraising Officer

This is a full time, fixed term for 18 Months post working 37 hours per week. The successful candidate will be appointed within the Executive Officer salary range of £24,918 to £26,584 per year.

Join us in growing the future together.

The National Forest is right at the heart of the country, covering 200 square miles of the Midlands. By creating a forest, the National Forest Company and its partners are growing the future together, a positive response to the climate crisis and showing real sustainability in action.

The National Forest Company are looking to recruit a Fundraising Officer to join its Development Team. This new role will support the income generation strategy for the National Forest, helping to recruit new corporate partners, enhance stewardship activities, improve donor journeys, help to develop new supporter engagement events and assist in the research of potential fundraising opportunities including trusts and foundations and grant making organisations.

We are looking for someone with a passion for sustainability, determination to make a difference and who enjoys working collaboratively. Ideal candidates will have at least three years’ experience in a fundraising or account management role along with exceptional people skills and a self-motivated, ‘can do’ attitude. This role will be wide-ranging with lots to do, so strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a varied workload will be essential.


Closing date for applications is 15th August 2022.

Interviews on 26th August 2022.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter, stating how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role. Please also include the diversity monitoring form and send to Louise Insley:

The National Forest Company relies on the experience and commitment of people of all ages and backgrounds. It operates as an inclusive organisation and welcomes applications from all.