Fundraising Officer

SCP 24-28 – £29,174 to £32,798 pro rata and Local Government Pension Scheme

14 hours per week (annualised hours contract)

Fixed term for 12 months with a view to permanent

Shepton Mallet Town Council is looking for an enthusiastic and professional Fundraising Officer to support the Town Council in delivering its ambitious Town Plan.

This is a new role. It has been created to give the organisation the best chance of securing additional funding to realise the various projects within the Town Plan without placing an additional burden on the tax-payer.

The person appointed will report to the Town Clerk and work closely with the Communications Officer and Project Officer.

The successful candidate have demonstrable experience in managing fundraising projects and have a good working knowledge of this sector. They must be able to form strong partnerships with the community and local authorities and be able to motivate and influence others.

Application Process: please send your completed application form, together with a covering letter stating why you are suitable for this position to:

2022 Fundraising Officer Recruitment Pack v2

Application Form Section A – 2018Application Form Section A – 2018

Application Form Section B – 2018

Applications closing date 4th January 2023, interviews to be held on 25th January 2023.

If you would like more information or to have an informal chat please contact Claire Commons, Town Clerk: or contact 01749 343984.