Interim Donor Development Manager

Interim Donor Development Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Direct Marketing & Individual Giving

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  • Salary:

    £37.5k per year

  • Contact :

    Dagmara Wolosiuk - DePaula

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7315

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months, 1 Day

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  • Posted:


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A great opportunity has arisen for an Interim Donor Development Manager for a charity based in Godalming, Surrey, UK in order to deliver against substantial fundraising income targets, including ambitious long term growth goals. Interim Donor Development Manager will do so through a full and varied programme of marketing communications to develop and retain donors. The role will also assist the Head of UK Fundraising and Donor Acquisition Manager with other marketing projects as required. This will be a temporary full time or part-time (minimum 3 days a week) for approximately 3 months.

Please apply ASAP !

Key Responsibilities will include:

Reports to and works closely with the Head of UK Fundraising
Develops strong and effective working relationships with the Donor Acquisition Manager; Legacy Marketing Officer; International Print Production Manager; CRM, Digital, Supporter Engagement and UK/International Campaigns team; and external suppliers
Fundraising strategy and budget planning
Fundraising campaign creation and management
Fundraising campaign analysis and reporting
Fundraising support
Responsible for supporting the Head of UK Fundraising and Donor Acquisition Manager in delivering the donor recruitment strategy
Responsible for managing the donor development budget of circa 160,000.
Responsible for a current direct income target of circa 500,000, contributes to wider overall Fundraising income target, currently circa 2.7million, and contributes to delivery against ambitious income growth goals.
Responsible for the planning, creation and delivery of the donor development programme on brief, within agreed timescales, and to meet income targets.
Responsible in conjunction with the Head of UK Fundraising and Donor Acquisition Manager for delivering content across multi-channels including web, email and direct mail.
Responsible for donor development programme analysis, including quarterly summaries of activity and strategy for inclusion in organisational reports/planning.
May select suppliers jointly with one or more of the Head of UK Fundraising, Donor Acquisition Manager, International Print Production Manager, and Supporter Engagement Manager.

In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

Detailed understanding of delivering effective multi- channel marketing campaigns including, but not exclusively, direct mail and email marketing.
Detailed understanding of developing and optimising owned digital media marketing and user experience/journeys
Expertise in campaign analysis and evaluation
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to use and analyse data from a customer relationship management database system
Good understanding of the application of Data Protection Legislation to direct marketing
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to write compelling copy for a variety of channels and audiences
Well organised with the ability to plan own workload and to manage conflicting priorities
Ability to manage multiple projects to tight deadlines
A strong eye for design
Ability to manage a substantial budget to agreed results targets
Attention to detail
Strong analytical skills
Pro-active self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative as well as within a team