Working or volunteering for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity

The work we do in providing specialist nurses and support for seriously ill children is only possible because of great people. On this page you will find information about our latest vacancies.

Head of Fundraising and Communications

Full Time, permanent
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Location: Hybrid working, office based in Amersham, Buckinghamshire (minimum 2 x days/week)

We are searching for an experienced fundraiser and marketeer who can work with our stakeholders and team to deliver on objectives. Importantly, we need someone who can manage a team of dedicated professionals who need ongoing support and development, and is able to help them achieve all their goals.

In summary, we need someone who is empathetic to the cause, goal-focused and is exceptional at building relationships at all levels. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Application Process

To apply, please email CV and covering letter to

Trusts and Fundraising Officer

Full Time (35 hours) - Permanent
Salary £24,000 - £27,000
Location: Hybrid working, office based in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

We are looking for a tenacious, methodical, and organised person who can deliver sustainable income growth from trusts. We also need someone who is flexible and can react positively to a post-Coronavirus fundraising world.

The role’s main task is to maximise income from trusts by the creation of high-quality applications and reports to funders, and by providing excellent account management and cross-team collaboration.

Application Process

To apply, please email CV and covering letter to

Corporate Fundraising Executive

Full Time (9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday)
Salary: £27,000
Location: Hybrid working, home and office based - Amersham, Buckinghamshire

This will concentrate on new business development and account management, playing a pivotal role in realising our ambitions. Responsibilities will include forging relationships with businesses and organisations, developing opportunities and incentivising fundraising and charitable contributions.
The Corporate Fundraising Executive will also provide exceptional stewardship and relationship management to foster enduring, mutually beneficial partnerships, while maintaining a strong, dynamic pipeline of business opportunities for development.

Application Process

To apply, please email CV and covering letter to

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Volunteers help our organisation to run effectively and efficiently. We currently have a number of volunteers who work in virtual office based roles supporting with data, mailings, research and events. We have voluntary roles in fundraising, programmes, communications and finance. If you are interested in joining Team Marvellous and using your time to help seriously ill children, then please do get in touch.

Please write to stating who you are, why you’d like to volunteer and the areas you’d like to volunteer in. We will then follow up with you and work out the best role and timing to suit both of us. Thank you.

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