An exciting opportunity to work with Home-Start Essex in supporting a new marketing, social media and fundraising strategy

Home-Start Essex is a leading family support organisation that provides high-quality family-led services for those with children under 8 years old. By mobilising professionally trained volunteers, we support families directly in the home and in group settings to overcome a range of issues such as isolation, financial stress, domestic abuse, mental health, school readiness.

We are currently recruiting for a Fundraising and Marketing Assistant to join the Business Development Team.

Reporting to the Business Development Manager, you will play a key role in assisting two key Development work streams; both of which provide vital sources of income and support:

  • Marketing and communications
  • Fundraising and Business Development

Your administrative and excellent people skills will support raising the profile of the charity, increasing awareness and engaging more people into fundraising. Your passion for helping children and families, combined with enthusiasm and creativity will ensure a rewarding and bright future here at Home-Start Essex.

With social media, IT and website skills you will play a key part in making sure Home-Start Essex becomes a well-known charity to all parents and families in Essex by spreading positive and exciting content across our networks. Furthermore, your approachability and organisational skills will help volunteers and staff to deliver local fundraising events that are fun, engaging and raise vital funds for our work.

To arrange a confidential discussion with the Business Development Manager, please email

This is a permanent post subject to a successful 6- month probationary period.

Salary:  £16,781 – £17,772

Closing date for applications: 31st May 2018

Home-Start Essex is committed to equality of opportunity and works to Safer Recruitment’ practices as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.

Please note that we will not accept CV applications for this post. Please complete the application form and submit to The closing date is 31st May 2018. Applications received after this date will not be considered.’

You can download the job specification here, and the application form using one of the following links.

You only need to fill in one application form.

Fundraising and Marketing Assistant – Essex