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Fundraising Manager (Maternity Cover)

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a fantastic health charity to recruit for a Fundraising Manager in order to cover 12 months of maternity leave.

As a Fundraising Manager you will:

  • Focus on developing the charity’s Events, Community and Individual Giving income, whilst developing relationships with individuals across the UK, to raise funds and increase the profile of the charity.

  • Oversee delivering an annual programme of fundraising and income generating activities, including an exciting national events programme, community development programme, and individual giving programme

  • Supporting the team in reaching the income targets for the charity as well as delivering a strategy to grow sustainable income

In order to be successful, you must have:

  • Experience of working in a fundraising or sales/marketing environment (preferably within the charity sector)

  • Excellent proven leadership skills

  • Excellent financial planning skills and the ability to manage large and complex budgets

  • Experience of planning, delivering and evaluating fundraising activities and events with the aim of continuous improvement

  • Experience of fundraising or marketing campaigns including acquisition and retention campaigns

  • Working with designers, copywriters, printers and mailing houses to develop and produce mailing packs

  • Developing relationships with supporters who are devising and undertaking their own fundraising activities

  • Excellent written skills – ability to tell a compelling story

  • Strong face-to-face interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with confidence and fluency

  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently

  • Competency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word, and using databases, preferably Salesforce


Salary: £35,000- £37,000 per annum

Contract type: 12 months FTC

Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire, hybrid working,

Deadline: on rolling basis

Interview: ASAP

Recruitment process: CV and supporting statement to


If this sounds like you, then please do get in touch ASAP!


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