Junior Fundraising Manager

Team Up
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Terms & Conditions

  • Salary: £23,000 - £26,000 depending on experience
  • Start Date: May 2017
  • Working hours: c. 40 hours per week
  • Holidays: 25 days per year, plus bank holidays
  • Contract length: 12 months, subject to successful completion of the first 3-month period
  • Deadline: Rolling - (CVs will be processed on a rolling basis, therefore, interested applicants are strongly advised to apply as soon as possible)

About Team Up

Team Up uses tuition, delivered by inspirational role models, to enable pupils from low income backgrounds to meaningfully increase their academic attainment in order to improve the choices open to them.

About the role

We are a small organisation of 12 employees, with a Fundraising Team of 2, consisting of a Senior Fundraising Manager and Junior Fundraising Manager.

We are now looking for an entrepreneurial Junior Fundraising Manager who can help to shape and deliver Team Up’s fundraising strategy, in terms of liaising with warm donors and submitting regular monitoring and evaluation reports.

Skills and Attributes

The successful candidate will work with Team Up’s CEO to attract repeat donations from 'warm’ trust donors to ensure that the organisation is working towards a sustainable financial model.

The role requires a confident outgoing attitude on the telephone, with a keen ability to write detailed, accurate Monitoring and Evaluation reports. A clear understanding of customer care, with a determined approach towards cultivating donor relationships is required, as well as a pro-active, autonomous approach towards setting your own work schedule and meeting short, tight deadlines encompassing a full caseload.

This role would be ideally suit somebody with a trust fundraising or sales background or somebody who is hoping to begin a successful career in the charity/social enterprise sector and has ambitions to become a senior leader in future.

Key Responsibilities:

Warm Submissions

  • Ensuring Monitoring and Evaluation schedule spreadsheet is fully completed with key information logged.
  • Dealing with warm donor queries, informing donors of slippage/budgetary changes etc, liaising with internal stakeholders, i.e. programme managers (to ensure End of Programme Reports are completed) and finance manager to ensure spending is in line with bid budget
  • Making verbal ask to warm donors after submitting final M&E report.
  • Requesting missing M&E Forms from donors and clarifying deadlines
  • Sending Xmas cards / Team UP Newsletters / Annual Reports throughout the year
  • Ensure major funders are invited to Team Up cultivation events and hosting funder guests in coordination with CEO/Senior Fundraiser.

Cold Submissions

  • Completing cold bid sections with basic statutory information
  • Compiling supporting documents for submission
  • Sending 'thank you’ letters to new donors
  • Spellchecking and proofreading cold submissions


  • Submitting a monthly report to the Senior Management Team (CEO & COO) by updating the Fundraising Financial Income & Pipeline excel spreadsheet.


  • Regularly reviewing Warm Trust Fundraising strategy and internal processes for the purpose of updating and improving the role in liaison with Senior Fundraising Manager

Application process

Your cover letter should outline why you are suitable for this role, covering the key attributes and role responsibilities outlined above as well as your salary expectations.

Please bear in mind, CVs will be processed on a rolling basis, therefore, interested applicants are strongly advised to apply as soon as possible.