Salary: £20k

Hours: 35 hours 

Term: Initial 12 month contract, with possible permanent role following

Job ref: E265

Autism Anglia has an exciting position available within its Fundraising and Communications team. You will be responsible for engaging with existing and potential supporters of the charity and developing new avenues for raising funds. You will also be responsible for developing and nurturing the charity’s membership scheme which currently contains over 600 individuals.

As an engaging, creative and effective all-round communicator, you will work as part of a friendly and dynamic team. Your main duties will include:

  • Management and development of the charity’s Annual Membership scheme.
  • To communicate with and encourage community fundraisers in their efforts to support Autism Anglia, and to accurately record and acknowledge their support.
  • Assisting with and attending events/meetings to raise awareness of and funds for Autism Anglia.
  • Developing further relationships with corporate donors.


  • IT literate (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook etc) – essential
  • Well-organised, with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy - essential
  • GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) grade A-C – essential
  • Experience of working with a CRM database - desirable
  • Experience of fundraising or working with a membership scheme – desirable

Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-established charity.  Autism Anglia has a clearly defined pay progression structure and provides ongoing training including nationally recognised qualifications. In addition we also offer ongoing supervision and support, continuing professional development, as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment. 

It is desirable that the post holder should have a full driving licence. 

Closing date for applications 5th February 2018

To apply for this job please follow the link below to download the application form.  Please complete and return to us at [email protected].  You will need to refer to the Application Guidance Notes, Job Description, and Person Specification document while completing the Application Form. Please note that the Application Form includes the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and the Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Form.  If you would prefer to receive an application pack by post, please contact Head Office on 01206 577678.   

If no response is received within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply again for other positions.

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Forms

Application Guidance Notes