Fundraising Manager

Fundraising Manager

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  • Sector:

    Fundraising, Community, Major Donor, General

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  • Salary:

    £27k - 30k per year

  • Contact :

    Charlie Webb

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Fundraising Manager
Responsible to: Director of Marketing & Sales
We nurture and coach the UK's most vulnerable children and young people to create professional campaigns that trigger local, national, and international change towards sustainable societies and social good.
In partnership with socially motivated charities, public services, and commercial brands we give children and young people intensive learning experiences that not only help them recover from their difficult childhood circumstances; but create campaigns which are stunningly successful.
Job Purpose
We are looking for an experienced Fundraising Manager to -
Think proactively and strategically about fundraising opportunities in Devon and the South-West - Corporate, Individual Giving, Events.
Prioritise opportunities based on potential return-on-investment and build implementation plans.
Use their initiative to implement agreed fundraising tactics / tests.
Develop a range of tactics to make the most of a new donation platform.
Identify opportunities for mid/high level giving.
Search for and respond to trust / foundation / grant funding opportunities.
Develop and implement crowdfunding strategies & campaigns.
Manage and develop a simple / small CRM system.
Plan and implement supporter journeys.

Person Specification

Essential - Experience
Track record of setting up & running Corporate, Individual Giving and Events fundraising.
Enthusiastic, self-motivated, can-do attitude
Ability to think strategically.
Strong project management / delivery.
Commitment to social justice.
Understanding of budgeting & evaluation.

Desirable - Experience
Knowledge of the Devon / South-West fundraising environment.
Track record of securing trust / foundation / grant funding.

Essential - Skills
Strong organisational and planning skills and a proven ability to work under pressure
The energy and ability to drive income growth
Solution focussed
Ability to make difficult decisions
Energetic, audacious, curious approach to your work
Strong team player able to prioritise complex workloads
Genuine commitment to social justice and social good
Resilience, and an entrepreneurial approach to hitting demanding targets
Skills in project management, project budgeting, reporting and project evaluation

A positive attitude, willingness to engage fully where required
Working knowledge of databases and CRM systems
Strong ICT skills

Passion for working with disadvantaged young people
Sees social enterprise as a force for good

Terms of Appointment

Job title: Fundraising Manager

Responsible to: Director of Marketing & Sales

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Plymouth

Salary: Up to 30,000 (potentially more for the right candidate)

Working Hours: 35 hours

Annual Leave: 35 days including bank holidays (office also shuts down over Christmas)

Benefits: Pension

Application Process

If you would like to apply for this position, please send the following:
An up to date CV outlining your employment history, academic and professional qualifications, and contact details.
A Supporting Statement (no more than 2 x A4 pages)
Demonstrating how you met the criteria outlined in the Person Specification
Outlining why you are interested in working for Effervescent
A completed Harris Hill contact information form.
Please submit your completed application to charlie.webb@harrishill.co.uk to arrive ASAP. The deadline for application is 17th January 2020
If you require any further information, please call Charlie Webb at Harris Hill South West on 07721 776225