Could you be our new Head of Fundraising & Communications?

We’re currently recruiting a new Head of Fundraising and Communications. Please see below for the full job description and details on how to apply, or click this link to download a PDF version.

Thanks for your interest in the role and, if you do choose to apply, good luck! For any questions about the role, contact us via


Contract:       Permanent

Hours:            28 hours per week (negotiable if needed), flexible days/times

Salary:            £36,000 pro rata

Location:       Home working from within the UK, occasional travel required


Tiny Tickers helps give babies with congenital heart disease (CHD) a better start in life – by improving detection rates, training medical staff, funding medical equipment, raising awareness, and providing information and support to families.

We’re a small national charity with big ambitions. We have a proud track record and are continually growing our impact across the UK.

We’re recruiting a Head of Fundraising & Communications to oversee all income generation and external communications for the charity – ensuring we have the resources to do even more to help babies with CHD, their families, and health professionals who care for them.

It’s a fantastic opportunity for a skilled, motivated and experienced individual to take on a flexible role that will make a real difference to our ability to help babies with serious heart conditions and their families.

This position is line manager to three members of our staff team and works closely with key volunteers and external providers. The role reports to our Chief Executive and is integral to our small team. All our roles are homeworking, with our eight staff based across the UK.


Key responsibilities will include:


Our ideal candidate is someone with bags of enthusiasm, a strong work ethic and a friendly and trustworthy attitude. Someone who can slot into our small staff team and show a commitment to our cause, and empathy with our beneficiaries. These are the most important attributes.

We’d expect candidates to:

And the cherry on the top would be if you also have one or more of these:

This job description is not exhaustive and other responsibilities may be agreed as appropriate.


We are committed to working towards ensuring Tiny Tickers is a diverse and inclusive organisation, and we welcome applications from anyone regardless of race, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We will be following these principles in our recruitment process:

We will be holding interviews once the application period is complete.


If you’d like to join our team, please email your CV and a supporting statement to Your supporting statement should be no longer than two sides of A4, and should include answers to the following three questions:

  1. Why are you interested in this role?
  2. Which criteria in the personal specification do you feel particularly well-matched with, and why?
  3. Describe an achievement that you are particularly proud of. It can be from your aspect of your life including, if you wish, your experience of work, education or volunteering.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role prior to applying, please email Jon Arnold, our chief executive, via

The deadline for applications is the end of Friday, May 26th, 2023. We’d love to hear from you. Thank you for your interest!