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Parentkind, Remote
£35,000 to £40,000
Thriving charity seeks outstanding colleagues to help take us to the next level.
Posted 2 days ago Quick Apply
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£32,174 per annum + excellent benefits
Job description

Community Fundraising Manager

The Mencap Community and Events Team has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, motivated and passionate fundraiser, dedicated to raising as much funds as possible to help make the UK the best place to live for people with a learning disability to join our team as Area Fundraising Manger covering Northern Ireland.

Covering the Northern Ireland the Area Fundraising Manger will be responsible for managing various income streams across the Community portfolio working closely with the wider team. 

Within this role, you will achieve agreed fundraising targets through effective management, support and cultivation of both existing and new regional supporters including: individuals, groups, associations, local corporates and schools whilst maximising the current portfolio of Mencap owned products. You will research, identify and develop new community fundraising opportunities, areas of potential support and build a robust pipeline for restricted grants and corporate partners. 

The role is home based. There will be travel around the areas that the role covers. 

This position is a permanent, full-time role to work 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday. The nature of community fundraising is that there will be evening and weekend work, for which time off in lieu will be given. 

Key skills and requirements (essential): 

· The ability to develop, implement and monitor strategic plans, present budgets and interpret financial information 

· The ability to research, assess and initiate new opportunities within the context of an overall plan 

· Able to recruit, develop and train, motivate and manage individuals and teams of Volunteers to give their very best 

· Able to use interpersonal skills in order to engage effectively with others, understand what motivates them and respond appropriately 

· Written communication skills and a high level of numeracy to be able to produce business plans, monthly reviews, press releases, letters, presentations and other similar documents 

· Excellent verbal communication skills, to be able to deliver presentations and give local media interviews 

· Able to work as part of a team, to see and understand the national picture and to contribute effectively to team plans and goals 

· IT literate – use of word-processing, spreadsheets PowerPoint and databases 

· Experience of working in community fundraising and delivering or exceeding income targets 

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful.Everything we do at Mencap keeps the people we support at the centre of what we do. With us, it’s never ‘just a job’.In return for your hard work and passion you can find real and meaningful work experience, access to some excellent benefits alongside our competitive pay.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do.We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us.Together we are Mencap!


As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

· 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme

· Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed

· Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings. If you don’t join the Plan you start, you will be auto-enrolled after three months with us.

· Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover AND Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long term sickness

· Loans for debt consolidation,bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months

· Interest free season ticket loans

· Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras

· Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.

· Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support

· Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program

· Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract

About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.

Our work includes;

· providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose

· providing advice through our help lines and web sites

Application resources
Posted on: 10 June 2024
Closing date: 18 June 2024 at 23:30
Job ref: 6049
Tags: Fundraising,IT,Social Care/Development,Management,Business Development,Social Work