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Divisional Fundraising Manager - North England

Cancer Research UK
Closing date
29 Sep 2021

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Divisional Manager - North England

£34,500 - £39,500 per annum + £4,500 car allowance

Location: This is a home-based role with extensive travel across the division. The Division covers the North East and North West of England, however majority of field base work will be in the Northwest Area

Full-time, 35 hours per week, Permanent

Closing date: Friday 15th October 2021 11:59*

*please note we will be shortlisting and interviewing as applications are submitted, so please do not delay to apply.

Can you motivate, coach and inspire a diverse regional team? Are you a natural people person who can help us beat Cancer sooner?

At Cancer Research UK, our pioneering research has helped double survival rates in the last 40 years but there is much more that we want to do. We now have an amazing opportunity for you to join the UK's leading cancer charity whose science holds the solution.

Why we need you

Our Divisional Managers drive forward the delivery of a range of fundraising and supporter engagement activities within the community. In this role you will, steer, support and inspire a high performing regionally based team to develop and steward supporters and optimise their fundraising journey.

Some of the things you can expect to be doing are...·
  • Lead, inspire and coach a geographically dispersed team to develop and maximise proactive and planned to give, while developing and delivering collaborative strategies with other teams
  • Build and develop positive working relationships with key stakeholders (both internal and external) ensuring income and other opportunities are maximised, sharing own knowledge to optimise national initiatives at local level
  • Use your local knowledge and insight to feed into and influence wider divisional plan in order to adapt national and communities' strategy.
  • Implementing and monitoring set KPIs in line with national and divisional strategies. Ensure a culture of growth though innovation with a focus on cultivation and engagement of current supporters, and acquisition of new supporters
  • Being responsible for delivering agreed both financial and non-financial targets, in line with the divisional strategy, seeking cost-effective solutions within own area of influence

Some of the skills we are you looking for are...
  • Experience in people and performance management with the ability to develop, manage, empower and motivate others to meet organisational requirements
  • Excellent relationship, negotiating and influencing skills; with the team as well as internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to think strategically, making future focussed, well-informed decisions and articulating these clearly
  • A strong self-awareness that allows you to play to your strengths and manage your development area
  • Comfortable having challenging conversations and influence at all levels
  • Confident communication and presentation skills, able to demonstrate the ability to deliver complex information to large audiences and the skills to engender the confidence of supporters and motivate and inspire direct reports
  • An understanding of the Supporter Led Fundraising, Legacy sector, and broader charity sector would be beneficial

Please see the following link for a full candidate pack:

Without you we wouldn't be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, and much more. We want to ensure that you have the best work/life balance possible, so we actively encourage a flexible working culture for all of our roles wherever possible. Depending on your role, options for flexibility could include home-working, reduced or flexi-hours, job shares, job splits, and core hours. For the majority of our office-based roles you'll only be required to work from a specific location for 1 or 2 days a week on average.

You'll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately you'll know that you'll be changing lives through your work.

If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years.
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