Vacancies – Donor Relations Officer

ME Research UK is a research-focused charity with ambitions to build upon success, and we are seeking a part-time Donor Relations Officer who can help us grow the supporter base of the charity.

If your passion is creating and retaining an engaged, active and loyal supporter base, and you relish the chance of working with a small team to build our future, we would love to hear from you.


£25,000 (pro rata, depending on experience) for a 2-day (15-hour) working week. Permanent post. Part-time, possible remote working (from within UK).

Deadline for applications

Your CV and covering letter should reach us no later than 5 p.m. on 7th June 2024.

Overall purpose

To facilitate the work of ME Research UK by securing income through providing excellent donor stewardship which recognises and inspires individuals, groups, trusts, and, potentially, corporate entities, to begin or to maximise their giving. The Donor Relations Officer will grow the supporter base of the charity by identifying, researching and implementing new ways to approach potential supporters and by creating/retaining an engaged, active, and loyal supporter base

Main responsibilities

  • You will take the lead role in income generation within the charity. The role includes:
    • Recognising the input of current donors and encouraging increased donations whilst also increasing income from other current income streams.
    • Attracting, inspiring, and supporting fundraisers to maximise their fundraising potential, recognise their efforts, and secure an ongoing future relationship with the charity.
    • Identifying, researching, submitting, and managing regular funding applications to trusts and grant making bodies on behalf of ME Research UK and maintain strong relationships with them by complying with their reporting/grant making requirements.
  • Create engaging and successful written fundraising content across all communications channels (magazine, website, e-newletters, and social media) in collaboration with colleagues and ensuring that website giving information is up-to-date, relevant, and effective.

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