The Fire Fighters Charity has appointed Claire Ross-Baker in the position of Director of Fundraising and Communications. 

Claire joins the charity's Senior Management Team with nearly 23 years of experience in the sector, having worked in most areas of fundraising, marketing, and communications for charities including Oxfam and Save the Children.Most recently, Claire was the CEO of Rockinghorse (, a children's charity based in the Brighton.

Ken Seager, Chairman of The Fire Fighters Charity, said: "It gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of Claire Ross-Baker as our new Director of Fundraising and Communications. Following an extensive selection process which attracted very high calibre applicants, Claire emerged as the most suitable person to take the charity's fundraising and communications activities forward in the coming years." 

The Fire Fighters Charity aims to make a positive difference by supporting people in the fire and rescue community when they are in need. Placing its beneficiaries at the heart of everything it does, the charity provides practical assistance and solutions to make a real difference to the lives of members of the fire service. 
The charity's beneficiary support service offers a free confidential and impartial helpline for the fire and rescue community - providing advice and support on a broad range of issues - as well as having a nationwide network of professional staff and trained volunteers available to help locally. Its three centres in Devon, Cumbria and West Sussex offer rehabilitation programmes to serving and retired members of the fire community, as well as recuperation breaks that provide the chance to relax in peaceful and tranquil surroundings, which can aid emotional recovery following illness, injury, or bereavement. 
For more information visit the charity's new website 

Posted 30/05/2012 by