An exciting opportunity to create and deliver an effective corporate fundraising programme for a leading autism charity.

Key Information:
Salary: £38,000 - £44,000pa
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
Apply: Online application form


Prior's Court was set up by Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose vision of a centre of excellence for children with autism became reality with the opening of Prior's Court School in 1999. We have since grown to support around 80 young people with autism aged between 5-25 years with the opening of Prior's Court Young Adult Provision in 2011.

We offer a range of specialist services within a residential children’s home, school and adult provision to support children and young people severely challenged by their autism. 


We are looking for an experienced and ambitious Corporate Fundraiser and with a solid track record of achieving corporate support at a high level.  We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills who is proactive and forward thinking in their approach to fundraising. 

Responsibilities within the role include:

  • Working alongside the Head of Fundraising to develop strategy and achieve high levels of funding for specific projects within a clearly defined timeframe
  • Development of a full Corporate Fundraising programme for the Charity
  • Stewardship and continued development of existing corporate relationships
  • Development of a new pipeline of high level corporate supporters
  • Capitalising on opportunities swiftly and efficiently
  • Reporting to the Executive and Trustees as required
  • Working to ambitious targets

If you are an experienced Corporate Fundraiser with an excellent track record, solid communication skills and an would like to play an active role in improving the life chances for young people severely affected by autism we would be delighted to hear from you.


We aim to make all staff feel valued and supported with training and a competitive salary along with providing the knowledge and skills needed to do a great job. Find out more about the benefits we offer.


Read through the application documents below, then complete the application form and email it to the recruitment team. If you would like to express your interest in the role and find out more before applying then please fill in this form. You can find out what happens after you apply here.

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All positions at the school are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references. Prior’s Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.