Community Fundraising Manager

British Red Cross
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Community Fundraising Manager
Glasgow, Hillington
FT Hours, 35 per week
Salary- up to GBP 35,000

About the role
This is an important role within the community fundraising team. You will be responsible for ensuring delivery of targets for maximising income generation, which include fundraising volunteer recruitment and identification of other important opportunities such as major giving. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and with good motivational skills, they will also be responsible for managing staff, ensuring effective fundraising processes and supporting the development of our fundraising volunteer network.

About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.
Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.
We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

About the team
All over the UK, the community fundraising team (both staff and thousands of fundraising volunteers) raise funds to ensure that the British Red Cross is there to help people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies.

About the person
You'll have experience of managing a team and of recognising the strengths of each individual, ensuring individual potential for growth is maximised and targets are delivered. You'll be experienced in line management, support and supervision and be confident in filling any team gaps by delivering on fundraising projects yourself.
If you would like to be a key contributor within the sector and to be part of the world's largest voluntary humanitarian organisation, we'd love to hear from you.
Experience of monitoring plans and budgets, including financial forecasting and use of fundraising databases, along with excellent numeracy and literacy skills are essential.

Closing date for applications is 23.59 Tuesday 28th March 2017
Interviews will take place Wednesday 5th April 2017

We offer a wide range of staff benefits (pro-rata) which include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays).
  • Up to 6% contributory pension.
  • Childcare vouchers.

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

Refusing to ignore people in crisis.