Donor Acquisition Manager

Third Solutions
London, South East England
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic social welfare charity to head up a growing donor acquisition programme across the UK, it will focus on recruiting new regular giving and cash supporters, across a variety of channels, Door to Door, Private Sites, Lotteries, Direct Mail, Telemarketing & Digital.

The Role
Develop, monitor and manage the Individual Giving Acquisition budget
Monitor monthly income and expenditure budgets
Strategic input in the charitys supporter recruitment programme
Monitor and evaluate all acquisition activity
Manage the face-to-face and all other off-line and online donor recruitment channels
Report on the performance of all recruitment activities against income and expenditure budget and KPIs
Build successful partnerships with external suppliers and hold them to account
Train, and monitor the performance of, face to face and telephone agencies fundraisers
Prepare training materials for agencies fundraisers, and produce appropriate donor communication materials

The Candidate
At least two years of managing face-to-face fundraising campaigns and at least two other recruitment channels
A strong working knowledge of face-to-face fundraising techniques, such as door-to-door and private site fundraising
A good working knowledge of other regular giving acquisition techniques and mechanics, such as telephone fundraising
Experience of managing donor acquisition expenditure budgets of at least 1.5m per annum across a variety of offline and online media
Experience of budgeting and forecasting income and expenditure budgets
Effective negotiation skills
Creative approach to problem solving
Highly organised and effective planning skills
Good level of numeracy and the ability to work with complex data sets


Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Third Solutions is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.