Fundraising/Development Administrator

Closing date for application: 03/10/2022 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Full-Time


Development Administrator (Fundraising & Alumni Team)

Required for asap



Based in Horsham, Christ’s Hospital is the UK’s leading charitable school and the country’s most generous bursary charity. The school’s mission is to challenge inequality through transformative education. We support a large number of disadvantaged students, with over 640 receiving free or very low-cost boarding places each year – more than any other organisation in the UK. We currently have a vacancy for a full-time administrator to join our busy Fundraising & Alumni team, raising funds to enable more young people to benefit from a truly transformative education.

The post holder will work Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week and report to the Partnerships Manager. Key responsibilities in this role are providing administrative support to the team, processing donations, assisting in events, and working with our database. This role could be suitable for someone wishing to gain some experience of fundraising in the charity sector or alternatively for an administrator with the relevant experience.

Among other attributes and experience, the successful candidate will have a good standard of literacy and numeracy and some administrative experience. It is essential that applicants have experience of dealing appropriately with a range of people and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience of managing social media and web content is desirable.

Applicants should evidence in their application how they meet the full requirements of the role. This role is office based and due to the nature of work there is no opportunity for home working.  Occasional weekend working is a requirement, for which time of in lieu is given.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, the opportunity to join a stakeholder pension scheme for eligible staff, free on-site parking, lunches during term time and discounted membership of the on-site Sports Centre.

Christ’s Hospital welcomes applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.  We are members of the Schools Inclusion Alliance and hold the Rainbow Flag Award.

Applications close: 9am on Monday 3rd October 2022. 

Interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on


Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.


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