Fundraising and Communications Manager

May 2024

Are you an experienced and driven fundraising and communications professional? Can you help lead us to deliver our fundraising and communications ambitions and strategy?

Hours: Full time – 37.5 hour per week

Salary: £38,512.50 p.a.

Contract: Permanent

Location: Subject to negotiation – Littlehampton, Worthing or Southwick

West Sussex Mind Values:

Excellence, Equitable, Open, Together, Curious, Unstoppable

Winner of National Mind Anti -Stigma Award 2021


We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to lead our fundraising and communications team.

You will be responsible for strengthening our engagement with our donors and supporters, ensuring our powerful messages around mental health are shared widely, that people engage with our work and we maximise our fundraised income.

By raising our profile and ensuring cohesive messaging across all our platforms, you'll be at the forefront of reaching our vision that everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect.

 We're looking for someone who can:

  • Lead on our fundraising initiatives, crafting compelling narratives to promote our important work.
  • Understand the fundraising landscape and grow our supporter network, maximising our income.
  • Deliver powerful and compelling campaigns.
  • Lead a team focused on securing new funding opportunities, including corporate and individual donors, events and legacies.
  • Build positive relationships with existing and potential community supporters.
  • Use technology creatively to engage with our key audiences.

As part of the leadership team for the organisation you will also have the chance to shape the direction of the organisation, working with our Trustees and key stakeholders.

How to apply:

Please find below an application form, guidance notes and job description.

We will also accept CV with a covering letter, the covering letter should demonstrate how the applicant meets the requirements laid out in the job description.

If you would like to have an informal discussion prior to applying, please contact Kerrin Page, CEO at to arrange this.

Closing date: Monday 10th June 2024

Interview date: Wednesday 19th June in Worthing

Please email completed applications to:

Please note we are unable to provide sponsorship for this post, you must therefore be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

This post is subject to a Basic DBS check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time once we receive sufficient applications and encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

No agencies.

Application Form

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Guidance notes

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Job Description and Person Specification

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