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Full Time, Salary £30,000

Fundraising Officer


As a registered charity, fundraising is of critical importance to our organisation in supporting the delivery of a number of projects, from historic building preservation to innovative new learning programmes and community outreach.

This newly created role within our Development Team will play a vital role in supporting the Historic Dockyard in generating funding to support a wide variety of projects. 

We are looking for someone who is a natural relationship builder and is passionate about the aims and objectives of Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust.  The successful candidate will be working alongside the Development Manager to grow support from Charitable Trusts and Foundations, corporate supporters and growing individual giving opportunities.

This role is a great opportunity for someone looking to build on their fundraising experience and develop further utilising a wide range of fundraising disciplines. 

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for this vacancy, please complete our application form and send it back to us along with a copy of your CV by Friday 7 June 2024.

Completed application forms can be emailed to or posted to:

Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
The Fitted Rigging House
The Historic Dockyard

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to contact all unsuccessful candidates.

It’s all in the detail

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please take time to read the job description and person specification.

You can download the application form by clicking on the link below.

If you require assistance in completing the form or need to make your application in an alternative format, please contact us on 01634 823800 or email:

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Feeling a little unsure?

Not sure if you meet all of the qualifications? Let us make that decision.

Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend not to apply for jobs when they feel like they don’t meet every qualification, when often they do. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Equal Opportunities

As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we aim to ensure a balance of representation and lived experience across our teams. We are committed to providing our employees with a work environment free from discrimination in which all can develop and thrive.

We acknowledge and value the benefits of a diverse workforce and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. The application process aims to ensure that no real or perceived barriers exist and we are committed to ensuring the process is transparent, fair and as inclusive as possible for all applicants.

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