Fundraising and Engagement Lead

  • Fundraising & Marketing
  • Location Head Office, Bradford (hybrid/​remote options are available for the right candidate) 
  • Starting salary £29,095 — £31,739 (Salary shown is for full time and will be pro rata for part time) 
  • Hours Full time (37.5hours) but would consider 4 days/​job share options for the right candidate 
  • Start date 1 August 2023 
  • Closing date 3 July 2023 


The Fundraising Department exists to grow and deepen productive relationships with our amazing supporters, that everyone can celebrate. We are driven to raise the money and partnerships needed to deliver CAP’s vision to see transformed lives, thriving churches and an end to UK poverty. We work alongside our Supporter Care and Connection teams, and Communications Department to deliver a fantastic and rewarding supporter experience.

The role

The Fundraising and Engagement Leads, along with the Supporter Experience Lead, form the Supporter Engagement Team. This team sits within our Fundraising directorate, and holds responsibility for a portfolio of programmes and projects aimed at growing income and deepening supporter relationships. Working closely with the Supporter Engagement Manager, and the rest of the Fundraising directorate, this team works collaboratively to bring strategic focus to CAP’s supporter engagement and provides project management for fundraising campaigns. The team’s scope includes regular giving income, appeals, legacies, fundraising events, festivals, sponsored events, supporter experience and church fundraising. 

Who we’re looking for

Our supporters are more than donors, they are a crucial part of the work we do. We are passionate about ensuring our supporters feel connected, engaged, inspired and committed to tackling poverty in the UK through CAP. We want to give our supporters the best experience of Christians Against Poverty.

Please see the Job Profile for more information. 

CAP offers a generous rewards and wellbeing package, including:

  • 6.5% employer pension contribution
  • 34 days annual holiday (including flexible bank holidays)
  • 1 additional days holiday for each full year of service (up to a max of 5 additional days)
  • 2 paid Mental Health days and up to 5 days Family Emergency leave per year
  • Paid Revive’ days to take time out with your team during the year
  • Enhanced paid sickness, maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Access to Employer Assistance Programme
  • Gym membership discount
  • Hybrid working
  • Flexitime from day one (start/​finish earlier or later in the day, accrue extra time off & achieve that work/​life balance)
  • plus many more! (see the rewards brochure below under related documents’ for further information and pro-rata details for part time employees).

Under the 2010 Equality Act, schedule 9, we have a genuine occupational requirement for all employees and volunteers to be practising Christians.

For further information, please contact the People & Culture team on 01274 760720 (option 6) or email [email protected]

Information on genuine occupational requirements.

CAP celebrates the value of diversity and our aim is for our workforce to be as inclusive as possible as well as representing the communities we serve. With this in mind, we welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from black and ethnic minority backgrounds. We are committed to continue building an environment that embraces diversity and includes all.

You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered. We reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date where we have a high response rate.

Please note that we are unable to consider applicants who do not presently have permission to work in the UK.