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Individual Giving Officer

Parkinson’s UK
215 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Pimlico, London SW1V 1EJ
£31,706 per year
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

Parkinson’s is the fastest growing neurological condition in the world. It affects 153,000 people in the UK and currently there is no cure. 

We’re recruiting for an Individual Giving Officer to join our team. We proudly raise money to help improve life for people with Parkinson’s and the people in their lives. Our work helps to fund everything from promising research, to providing personalised support for everyone with Parkinson’s, to campaigns fighting for better support for people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones.


About the role

You’ll be working on direct marketing campaigns that engage and inspire people to donate. And you’ll make it as easy as possible for supporters to choose the way they want to give. You’ll be part of a team that champions and supports each other, and is innovative in a changing fundraising and external environment to achieve our annual income target of over £5 million. 

Focusing on high volume donations under £1000. We use analysis and insight to deliver a variety of direct marketing activities that recruit new donors and ensure everyone can see the impact of their kind contribution. 


What you’ll do

  • Assist with and and project manage direct marketing campaigns, both online and offline, to maximise income through one-off and regular gifts.

  • Manage day-to-day relationships with external agencies and suppliers.

  • Work with and support the Senior Individual Giving Officers to achieve strategic objectives.

  • Monitor income and expenditure budgets and use database analysis to inform and improve the direct marketing programme.

  • Ensure that the direct marketing programme is integrated into Fundraising & Experience  Directorate activities and supports the overall Parkinson’s UK strategic plan.

What you’ll bring

  • Proven experience of successfully managing campaigns to deliver results against agreed targets and objectives.

  • Excellent copywriting, creative and proofreading skills.

  • Experience using digital tools, platforms and techniques. 

  • Ability to review and evaluate data and campaign results and pull out key trends to inform future work.

  • Ability to work well under own initiative, cope well under pressure, meet deadlines and have good attention to detail.


Whilst this is advertised as a full time position, we are committed to being flexible in our roles and would consider part time working and compressed hours. Please specify in your supporting statement if you are interested in a specific working pattern.

You can download the full job description below. If you are interested in having an informal conversation to find out more about the role, please contact 

Interviews will be held w/c 18 December 2023

Anyone can get Parkinson’s. It’s vital that the people who work for Parkinson’s UK are representative of our diverse community. We actively encourage people from all sections of the community to apply, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

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