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Charity Fundraising Executive

Job Introduction

Our Team

The small charity team are passionate and driven about the children we want to help throughout the year. The North West charity team work closely together, and Rock FM Cash for Kids also work alongside the whole Rock FM team.

The Role

We are looking for an ambitious self-starter who can communicate with people at all levels and is a great administrator. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organisational skills and have project/event management experience. You will organise and deliver fundraising events and project manage our annual Mission Christmas campaign.

You will be required to establish relationships with all key stakeholders both internally and externally via networking. You should have excellent communication skills.

Role Responsibility

  • Assist the Charity Manager with the day to day running of the charity, involving project managing campaigns and events, key administrative and financial tasks including, but not limited to: - banking procedures, recording all money transactions, chasing payments and outstanding monies from events and assisting with the grant applications process.
  • Provide client management and project co-ordination with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Develop sustainable partnerships with local businesses, schools and individuals.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of campaigns and events.
  • Be responsible for your own set of KPI’s and delivering challenging financial targets. 
  • Research, identify and develop new fundraising opportunities and areas of potential support, with new corporate partners whilst maintaining relationships with current supporters.
  • Working with the Charity Manager to deliver on and off air Cash for Kids activities and events.
  • Be able to work flexibly evenings/and weekends when required.
  • Develop the charity as an integral part of the business.
  • Keeping abreast of developments in administrative and financial systems and procedures.
  • Attendance at events and overall event administration and preparation
  • Monitor PR for the charity.
  • Assist with grant applications procedures to Local Executive Board assessment.
  • Recruit, and maintain a volunteer/street team base.
  • Liaising with fundraisers, beneficiaries and radio personnel to ensure smooth running of all fundraising activities.
  • Maximise fundraising potential of all events and activities.
  • Ensure all funds and expenditure are properly accounted for and accurately recorded.
  • Keep the charity website updated with news stories.
  • Assist with social media marketing and keep updated with new practices and trends.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Organised, accurate and thorough with excellent communication skills, both verbal & written.
  • Be proficient in using Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook & presentation systems.
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and confident with a hands-on approach and great work ethic.
  • Have a proven track record in a sales/corporate environment with the ability to collaborate with key stakeholders.
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Have flexibility to work evenings/weekends when required.
  • Be a team player- to develop a good working relationship with the charity team, wider radio station teams and national charity team.
  • Have a passion and vision to develop this role.
  • Be a holder of a current, full clean UK driving licence.
  • Have a solid knowledge of all modern social media networking tools and able to use them effectively.

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

Flexible Working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn’t suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you. 


About the Company

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

Cash for Kids is the umbrella brand for 22 local children’s charities in the UK.  Owned by Bauer Media, we are aligned to the Bauer Radio local radio stations and raise funds to grant to under 18’s who are sick, disabled or underprivileged.

For more information about us please find our website on https://cashforkids.org.uk/

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.

What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

Our mental health at work

We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

Bauer Core Values

We are PASSIONATE WITH PURPOSE, creative and commercial…

We know why we are here, and we LOVE what we do!

Our CREATIVE AMBITION and AGILITY takes us further, faster…

You can be as BIG as the space YOU want to fill.


To each other, to our audiences, to our advertisers.


And all ideas are welcome.


We raise it, own it, sort it.

We CARE that everyone feels VALUED and SUPPORTED…

A place where we can all do our best work.


We always have each others back.



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