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Supporter Engagement Officer (Volunteer Fundraising)

Contract type: Full-time (37 hours per week) permanent.

Salary: Up to £21,956 (Depending on experience).

Location: Godalming, Surrey.

Join our award-winning team and help change billions of lives. Including yours.

Compassion in World Farming International is the leading international farm animal welfare organisation, actively campaigning to improve the lives of farmed animals around the world. You could join us in fighting factory farming – the biggest form of animal cruelty on the planet.

Compassion receives no government funding so relies entirely on the generosity of supporters to prevent cruelty to farm animals all over the world. Our supporters are absolutely vital to our effectiveness as a campaigning organisation.

An exciting role has opened up in our Supporter Engagement Team for someone who can provide outstanding support for, and develop meaningful relationships with, our donors, campaigners, fundraisers and potential supporters to deepen their engagement and activity with Compassion. This role will help develop and deliver a world class service to our supporters, and an innovative and engaging stewardship communications programme.

The role will also have specific responsibilities for the management and development our Volunteer Fundraising programme.

Set within a vibrant Fundraising and Supporter Engagement Team this role is essential to the activities of Compassion and will offer a strong insight into the workings of the charity. You will need to have excellent customer service skills, the ability to communicate with a wide variety of individuals, and be able to juggle a variety of tasks and workloads. No two days are the same.

Excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, are needed – as well as a creative approach to problem solving. Good database and computer literacy will also be an advantage.

The successful applicant will have the ability to work autonomously, but will enjoy working with the input and support of other team members in a dynamic environment.

Candidates should also possess a keen interest in animal welfare.

The post is based at the Compassion in World Farming International headquarters in Godalming, Surrey (45 minutes from London Waterloo). The office is a 3 minute walk from Godalming mainline train station


Interviews are provisionally planned for Wednesday 30th January and Friday 1st February 2019. However, please note we reserve the right to commence interviews on a rolling programme.

No agencies please.