Fundraising Manager

Brook Street UK
£30000 - £35500/annum
17 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Fundraising Manager

Our client is here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. They offer expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Our clients nurses and healthcare assistants work night and day, in people's homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support. Their hospices offer specialist round-the-clock care. And they support people throughout their illness by giving practical information, support from trained volunteers and being there when someone wants to talk.

Fundraising Manager

£30,000 - £35,500 pa (depending on experience)

35 hours per week, 11 month Fixed Term contract

This is your opportunity to manage our successful community fundraising team in the East of England, where your work will include leading a team of community fundraisers to build and develop fundraising relationships in the community, by providing excellent stewardship and support to our fundraising groups, volunteers and key supporters.

Reporting to the Head of Community Fundraising, your work will include developing and overseeing the implementation of plans to deliver the agreed community fundraising strategy, targets and income growth, providing timely updates on performance and producing a monthly fundraising report as well as analysing data and information to identify opportunities and project long term year on year growth.

A further key element of your role will be to support, develop and inspire your team of Community Fundraisers in their work with local volunteers and fundraising groups to ensure our local fundraising activity is as effective as possible in delivering the maximum income in the East England area.

You will need significant experience of community fundraising and come to us with a strong insight into how local fundraising works, supported by a good and demonstrable range of people management and admin skills. Your ability to use your sound communication and customer service skills to ensure that we continue to maintain and grow the budget. You should therefore have good presentation, interpersonal and influencing skills and be willing to work unsocial hours to meet the needs of the charity.

You must be committed to building excellent relationships with regional partnership teams, staff, volunteers, local media and Patrons. Performance management of staff and a commitment to recruiting, inducting, developing and empowering staff as well as managing sickness absence and attendance is also required.

The role covers the East of England area and whilst you can be based either at our Northampton or Ware office, you will be expected to travel extensively across the region. The ability to drive is essential.