Working at ACT

    ACT raises funds to support Addenbrooke's and the Rosie - the Cambridge University Hospitals. Thanks to the generous support of ACT’s donors, the Hospitals can provide a level of patient care beyond that which NHS funding alone can deliver, and make projects happen more quickly or to a greater degree, than might otherwise be possible. 

    We are always on the lookout for talented people to come and join our team.

    Please see the vacancies below:

    Major Donor Lead, Capital Campaigns

    Salary: Competitive

    Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) seeks a talented individual for the position of Major Donor Lead, Capital Campaigns. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in enabling ACT to maximise on funding opportunities to support the new on-site children’s hospital; Cambridge Children’s.

    The campaign for Cambridge Children’s is expected to raise £100 million through collaboration between ACT, the University of Cambridge Development Office and Head to Toe charity. 

    Working in collaboration with the Head of Capital Campaigns, the Major Donor Lead, Capital Campaigns will strategically drive forward an ambitious approach to major gift fundraising for Cambridge Children’s, building on existing relationships and identifying new prospects. The post holder will have a proven track record of securing major gifts at 6-figure levels, as well as experience of achieving financial targets.

    The successful candidate will possess outstanding relationship building skills, based on integrity, diplomacy and the ability to establish deep levels of trust and mutual respect. This role requires someone that can confidently build and maintain successful relationships with people at all levels and retain their support to ensure income targets are met.

    This is a new role, which will provide a rewarding challenge for a driven, proactive and highly committed individual, who as a member of the Capital Campaigns team, will help lead ACT into a new sphere of major gift fundraising. It is envisaged that once philanthropic income is secured for Cambridge Children’s, the post holder will build on this success and raise funds for future capital campaign projects on the Biomedical Campus.

    If you are great at what you do, motivated by a challenge and want to work hard doing a job that you love, we would really like to hear from you.

    To download the job description for the position and for further information about how to apply, please visit

    You will be redirected to the Execucare website. Execucare is a recruitment and executive search company working in the not-for-profit sector.

    To find out more about this role and working at ACT, please call Ruth Campbell on 01223 274878 or email


    Community Relationships Co-ordinator

    Hours: 37.5 hours per week


    Salary: Competitive, on enquiry

    Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) is the charity dedicated to making Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals even better – we fund research, equipment, innovation and roles that takes the diagnosis, treatment and care Addenbrooke’s offers from great to excellent.

    We connect givers and causes, supporting projects and facilities that are beyond the boundaries of NHS funding to achieve the highest possible standards and outcomes in patient experience, clinical care, research and education.

    The Community Relationships Co-ordinators provide a first point of contact for all those wishing to make a gift or fundraise for our Hospitals. This is vital to the organisation – you don’t get two chances to make a good first impression.

    You will be responsible for looking after fundraisers and donors, understanding them and their needs, and passing them on to the relevant staff member as and when appropriate. You will become an integral part of the ACT Community Relationships team and as the “face” of our organisation you will have a warm and friendly personality and approach – perfect for our supporters!

    We are therefore looking for a passionate and committed fundraising co-ordinator to help bolster our community fundraising function.  Team members who can drive forward our relationship fundraising methodology and work in partnership with the hospital and ACT teams to create happy, warm and engaged donors and supporters

    Closing date:   20 November 2019

    Interview date:  27 November 2019

    If this sounds like the job for you then please send a CV along with a covering letter to Ruth Campbell, HR Lead at

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