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Community Fundraising Manager

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  • Ref: DO 138

The Community Fundraising Manager will lead this small experienced team to achieve their objectives and income targets and manager key income streams, including corporate fundraising. 

Community Fundraising Manager responsibilities include...

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the team budget and be responsible for achieving income targets
  • Line Management of a team of 3 fundraising personnel
  • Lead and motivate the team, support the work of each of them, setting clear goals and targets
  • Support fundraising activities in the local community working with a wide range of individuals, groups, churches, schools and colleges including CF initiatives such as Big Bake and Jail or Bail
  • Develop and implement the corporate fund raising plan, identify fund raising opportunities, chair the corporate working group
  • Account management of local and regional trusts
  • Identify and develop local 3rd party partnerships for potential events and challenges
  • Oversee the development of the Ambassadors, volunteers and supporter groups
  • Ensure that all fund-raising activities are compliant with the highest standards of safety, legislation, policy and practice and that they represent the reputation of the organisation
  • Ensure that supporters receive consistently high levels of supporter care
  • Maintain accurate record keeping and data records, adhering to data protection legislation

This is an exciting and varied role which will offer the post holder the opportunity to support a great team at a time when they are enjoying high levels of support in the community. Attending fund raising events and providing support in the field will be a regular event, and the successful candidate must be willing and able to do this when required.

Community Fundraising Manager requirements include...

We are seeking a candidate with the following skills and experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience within community fund raising, ideally at management level
  • First class communication skills including presentation skills
  • Ability to apply relevant fund raising laws, regulations and best practice
  • Excellent IT skills across MS Office to include some DTP work and presentations
  • Confident developing and implementing he find raising strategy
  • Experience of working to income and budget targets
  • Previous Line Management and volunteer management experience
  • Planning, Managing and evaluating events
  • A creative and imaginative approach to ideas and opportunities

If you can bring the level of experience and skill required for this role, then we would  love to hear from you

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