SANE is looking for an experienced and innovative person to maintain, build and deliver the current diverse portfolio of individual giving. You will drive individual giving programmes and activities, including cash appeals, general donations, online donations, payroll giving, regular giving, merchandise, in memoriam giving and legacies, and to increase income from these sources.
SANE has started the process of reviewing and building a new website which should be up and running by Spring 2020 which should have a significant impact on donor recruitment and donations.
This is a 12 month post with the possibility to extend.
LIFEbeat is a registered charity formed in 2009. Our mission is to improve the emotional wellbeing of young people – giving them the skills and inspiration to overcome the challenges they face, navigate the divisions in society and lead confident, healthy and purposeful lives. To do this, we offer transformational youth programs and creative trainings for adult youth workers and educators to help them approach young people in empathic, creative and inspirational ways. We are currently focused on putting the heart back into education via creative arts-based approaches to improving the mental health and wellbeing of both staff and youth in the education sector. This key appointment will be instrumental to LIFEbeat bringing its unique approach to more young people in the UK.
“I used to shy away from meeting new people and trying new things, but the camp has changed that. I would recommend this to anybody.” Billy, 17
LIFEbeat is looking for a Lead Fundraising Executive to develop and implement LIFEbeat’s fundraising strategy and plan. Building on the current fundraising streams, we will be looking to grow our income via major donors, corporates, trusts and foundations. Our aim is to secure £600k by 2022 in order to fulfil our three year regional growth plan.
The base salary for the role is £35-£38k plus discretionary bonuses based on performance.
As part of the senior management team, the appointed person will play a key role in the leadership and direction of LIFEbeat, acting as a role model for others. Some experience in communications and data management would also be desirable. He/she/they will manage LIFEbeat’s London office and be responsible for the following:
Fundraising (80% of job role)
- Develop and execute the LIFEbeat fundraising strategy to create reliable and diversified revenue streams from: Trusts and Foundations, Patrons and Individual Donors, Community Fund Sponsors, Corporate Funders
- Write funding applications, manage and develop relationships with donors to maximise their support, ensuring that reporting requirements are fulfilled and new applications prepared and submitted where appropriate
- Maintain and develop the administration, research and systems required to effectively target the most appropriate donors, both institutional and large foundations
- Create and manage the fundraising budget in consultation with the Board of Trustees
- Provide reports and analysis of fundraising activities
Communications & Leadership (20% of job role)
- Develop LIFEbeat’s image as a leading charity with funding bodies, governments and other organisations in the sector
- Maintain effective networks and seek opportunities to expand and promote the role of LIFEbeat
- Help to develop the branding and external communications strategy of LIFEbeat
- Support the development of our digital presence, including social media strategy, e-marketing activities and the website
Key attributes for the post:
- Entrepreneurial and dynamic attitude to fundraising and business development
- Fundraising experience with Trusts, Foundations, Major Donors, Corporates, and fundraising events
- A proven record of achieving income targets, including being personally responsible for converting contacts into donations
- Experience of analysis, review and monitoring of fundraising performance
- A proactive approach to developing relationships with funders and influential decision-makers
- Presentation skills
- Experience of using digital media and social networking
Desirable attributes (would be beneficial but not essential):
- The ability to write compelling and inspiring copy
- Experience of representing an organisation to the media
- Experience of brand development
- Experience of managing PR campaigns which deliver results
- Strong analytical skills, gathering a wide range of data from different sources
LIFEbeat is a people-focused, passionate organisation that works to support young people across the UK. It would be beneficial if you have an interest in work with children and young people. As a small organisation, we are also looking for a candidate with a positive, self-motivated attitude and the ability to think creatively. Good interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team will be essential to the success of this role.
If this job sounds interesting to you, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and cover letter, explaining why this role feels like a good fit and what you think you would bring to LIFEbeat. Please title your email Head of Fundraising and Communications.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Partnerships Manager - Trusts, Foundations and Institutions
Team: Fundraising and Partnerships
£43,000 - 47,000
The Partnerships Manager will join Comic Relief’s Trusts, Foundations and Institutions Team (TFI) and work closely with the team leader to help Comic Relief’s fulfil its fundraising strategy.
Comic Relief’s TFI team generates income from trusts, foundations and strategic partnerships, which enables us to support communities in the UK and globally. In this role, the Partnerships Manager will work across the Comic Relief business to manage existing high-value partnerships and secure new, with specific responsibility for new business.
Key Accountabilities / Objectives
To contribute towards an income target of up to £20 million annually through securing new grant income by managing contractual income, partnership or match giving alliances.
Brokering new partnerships
· Identifying partnership opportunities and meeting with key strategic partners.
· Writing partnership proposals and completing partnership applications.
· Brokering new funding partnerships and extensions to existing partnerships for Comic Relief.
· Creating project plans and developing propositions in consultation with teams across the organisation.
· Ensure effective compliance and record-keeping of partnership requirements and agreements.
· Maintaining excellent working relationships with key funding partners.
· Project management of active partnerships to ensure that delivery is on track and working with the Impact and Investment Team to address any delivery issues (where relevant).
· Working with across teams to arrange partnership launch events.
· Working with colleagues across the organisation to regularly report back to key funding partners, including telephone updates, face-to-face meetings, quarterly reports and evaluations.
· Representing Comic Relief at forums and meetings organised by current or potential partners.
· Manage relationships with existing funders.
Essential Skills and Competencies
· Extensive experience of securing and managing significant high-value funds from foundations and institutional donors.
· Solid experience of senior-level relationship management and support which enables senior stakeholders to grow income and networks.
· Exceptional communication, networking, influencing, negotiating and persuading skills.
· Strategical Thinker - be able to evaluate decisions in the short, medium and long term.
· Building and sustaining effective working relationships both internally and externally.
To apply, please visit our website via the link and apply online.
Role closes - 12:00pm, 2nd Oct 2019 BST (Europe/London)
Charity People are recruiting for an interesting health related Charity who are based near Blackfriars/Fleet Street, central London. This Charity are looking for a temporary Fundraising Assistant (with Raiser's Edge experience). This post is running for 3-4 months, and could well go perm to the right candidate. It is a 35 hour week, office based.
The pay will be between £12-£14 PAYE per hour, based on experience.
Interviews will be on the 23rd/24th September with the view of starting that week.
To be considered for this post you will need to have fundraising experience, and have used Raiser's Edge.
If you are keen on this post please let us know by emailing [email protected] with an up to date CV in Word format asap.
Work across five major fundraising areas, while working closely with projects teams to develop compelling funding propositions.
The funding development team is responsible for proposition development of projects across the charity, with direct benefit to the corporate, trusts, philanthropy and local and national government funding teams.
The postholder will manage a Funding Development Manager, will take the lead on internal networking and negotiation with many stakeholders, and will stay up to date on the newest projects and funding priorities.
- Line manage a Funding Development Manager
- Liaise internally across a range of teams, being the primary knowledge centre between programmes and fundraising teams
- Develop fundable propositions in line with organisational priorities, so the high value teams are able to take viable products to market
- Occasionally develop proposals for key projects
- Decide the best ways to fund certain projects, and how the project can be split up for different funders
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to network and influence, including working at a very senior level internally
- Excellent written communication skills, and the ability to proof and write complex funding proposals
- Experience in line management
To apply for this role, please click Apply with Charityjob to submit your CV to Emily Birch at QuarterFive Fundraising Recruitment. If your experience is a good fit, we will send you a job description and arrange a briefing call or meeting that will provide you with all the information required to formally apply. QuarterFive aims to proactively support your job search, so we may also consider your details for other job vacancies to enable us to find a position that is most suitable for you.
Join us to make a difference!
At Deafblind UK we believe that people who have a combined sight and hearing loss should have the same rights, access and opportunities as others. We are a membership organisation of, and governed by, people who have both a sight and hearing loss. We champion their rights and interests and deliver quality services which give individuals autonomy and control over their lives.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Trusts and Statutory Fundraising to join our team in Peterborough within a crucial management role, where you will be personally responsible for leading and developing our trusts and statutory & major donor fundraising team to maximise revenue to support our work in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. You will be broadening our fundraising pipeline by delivering successful inspiring and impacting funding bids to increase long term sustainable projects and the growth of our charity services.
You will be the go-to fundraising professional who networks well, identifying key stakeholders whilst promoting and understanding our mission and values of the organisation. You will also be leading a team or fundraisers, motivating and creatively delivering objectives through team work, passion and commitment.
For more information on how our fundraising team positively impacts so many individuals across our service why not watch our fundraising film -deafblind-uk-films-fundraising/
We are looking for that one person who will champion the values that underpin our organisation; a standout individual, with an impressive track record in securing funds, motivating staff, proven exceptional communicator, autonomous and driven. Ideally you will have significant experience of working within the charity sector, in a people management role, committed to delivering business plan objectives & targets and have experience or ability to foster strong relationships with colleagues and external stakeholders with a business partner approach.
Choosing to work within our unique services you will not only be benefiting from a supportive network of colleagues, this will also be complimented by an excellent benefits package including excellent annual leave, auto enrolment pension, training and discounts
Are you an experienced Fundraising Manager with significant and demonstrable success in motivating teams and fundraising from large trusts, institutional and statutory streams?
To apply for this hugely rewarding opportunity, develop your career and to work within a well established National Charity then please complete our application form, attach your CV and tell us why you’re ideal for this role.
We’re looking forward to hearing from you.
For any queries about this role or for an application form in an alternative format then please contact the Recruitment Team
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Exceptional opportunity to lead fundraising for this medium sized national charity.
We are seeking an experienced Fundraiser or Marketer (looking to move into Fundraising) who is excited by the opportunity to help this charity realise their Fundraising potential.
This charity makes a real, tangible difference to the lives of thousands of disabled people, carers and volunteers every year.
Fundraising at this charity currently consists of a team of 5 and income of c.£1m. We are seeking someone who will help shape their Fundraising strategy over the next 4 years, someone who is creative and ambitious, who can oversee a burgeoning individual giving and legacy programme, while managing team members to generate income through Trusts, Corporate and Major Donor sources. We are looking for someone as passionate and energised as they are about effecting change for disabled people and carers.
We would love to hear from experienced Senior Fundraising Managers who have experience of Mass Market Fundraising or existing Heads of Fundraising who are seeking an new challenge within an ambitious but supportive environment. We are also open to someone with Marketing experience looking to move into a Fundraising role.
The role is London based, 5 days per week so applicants should be comfortable getting to their offices in Angel, London.
To find out more please contact Nick Billingham at Charity People or click apply now.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis so please don't hesitate to get in touch.
The connection at st martins is an amazing homelessness charity who have been helping people since the first world war. They help up to 400 people per year through various programmes such as;
A Day Centre supporting up to 2500 people to engage in mainstream services;
Emergency Accommodation providing 750 people a year with a safe place to stay;
Advice for 900 people a year so that they can access housing and improve wellbeing;
Education, Training and Employment provision, helping 700 people a year to move into work, learning and volunteering.
The Fundraising Development Lead is a new role, which will join an ambitious and forward-thinking Fundraising & Communications team (9 team members), which is undertaking positive change and growth as part of the implementation of a new four-year strategy. This role is the second most senior post in the team, deputising for the Director of Fundraising and Communications, and their primary remit will be to drive innovative progress. By joining us at this stage in our development, you will play a major role in shaping and developing our fundraising development activity, and we encourage candidates who will relish creative strategic planning.
To be considered for this role you will need to have previous experience in trust or statutory fundraising and a good idea on the process of major donor fundraising. You will have previously implemented and developed a fundraising strategy. You will have to be confident and an excellent communicator as you will be dealing with multiple stake holder groups
Closing date 9.00 am on the 30th September
Cv and supporting statement of at least one page to [email protected]
Only suitable candidates will be contacted
This is a rare opportunity to develop a career in writing charity applications to both charitable Trusts including Corporate Trusts. It will combine paid work with professional training and mentoring - at an entry level salary.
If you write persuasively and well, are a good researcher, diligent and productive, it’s a good career with a lot of work available.
You will work in a successful team at a leading charity with an international reputation in its field, with some great staff and volunteers, a great working atmosphere, working very close to the cause. (We are a charity providing services for people with a spinal cord injury and family members. Quite a few people in the office either have a spinal cord injury or are family members. Either would be useful for this role, but neither is expected.)
Your internship will result in clear and important achievements, also clearly demonstrable experience and training. You can be proud of funding important services for spinal cord injured people and their families at key points of transition in their lives.
A candidates’ pack, a separate job description and an equal opportunities form should all be downloaded using the links on this page.
The Elizabeth Foundation is an Ofsted-registered charity that teaches deaf babies and preschool children how to listen and talk. We have been delivering information, help, support and education services to deaf children and their families for over 35 years, with a strong commitment to safeguarding.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our committed staff team. We are seeking a confident and inspiring individual to be a part of our fundraising operations. We are looking for someone who can engage and inspire a wide range of supporters and donors and effectively reach into the community to motivate support for the work we do. You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to manage and run community fundraising events to the highest standard. You will also have strong interpersonal and creative skills and be able to communicate effectively, across all media, to a wide range of potential donors and supporters.
Who are we?
Recently named Third Sector Charity of the Year 2018, we are a rapidly growing charity seeking to accelerate change for those affected by brain tumours, which kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK than any other cancer. Our five-year strategy is ambitious and sets out plans to double survival from brain tumours and halve the harm they cause to quality of life.
Our exciting job role!
We are looking for a passionate, upbeat and opportunistic individual to join our small, fun and dedicated team as our Corporate Partnerships Officer. You will provide an excellent partnership experience to our existing corporate partners, attend their events and build networks to strengthen relationships and build a strong position for The Brain Tumour Charity.
This role is full time - 37.5 hours and will be based in our Farnborough office, with some out‑of‑hours working.
What we'd like from you:
It's simple - all you need to succeed in this role is talent, ambition and energy. You must completely embrace our values, offer a great cultural fit, inspire us every day and deliver amazing results in a fast paced environment.
According to the job description you should also be flexible and super organised to juggle competing priorities! If this is for you, we’d love to hear from you!
What we'd like to give you:
- Salary c.£23,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays – pro rata for part-time contracts (we also close at Christmas as a ‘thank you’ for volunteering your time at some of our events throughout the year*)
- Generous pension contribution*
- Life assurance cover*
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Loads of other great benefits, plus an amazing culture to work in, a great team and lots of fun (and cake!)
How to apply to join our amazing team:
Please apply online attaching your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you want the role, what you would bring to the team and how your skillset and experience will enable us to make a real impact for those affected by brain tumours.
Advert close date: Monday, 23rd September 2019
First interview date and location: tbc via Skype
Second interview date and location: tbc at our Farnborough Office
More about us:
Don’t forget to check out our short video (you can find it on our You Tube channel) to find out more about our culture and what it is like to work at The Brain Tumour Charity.
Did you know we have won a variety of awards for our HeadSmart campaign including the NHS Innovation Award, Third Sector Excellence Awards and Charity Times Awards and have been ranked a top global organisation by renowned management consultants McKinsey?
For more information, please visit our website!
We reserve the right to close the advert early in the event of receiving a sufficient number of applications and may extend the advert if we don't find our perfect team mate!
*subject to qualifying criteria
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job title: Fundraising Officer – 21 hours a week (the hours can be worked over a number of days to provide flexibility for family and caring arrangements, this should be discussed and agreed with the CEO)
Accountable to: CEO
Salary: £16,542 for 21 hours a week plus pension scheme (Equivalent to a full time salary of £27,570)
Terms and conditions:15 days annual leave for 21 hour a week contract
Location: Blackheath, London, SE3 9LA
Age Exchange has been improving the health and wellbeing of older people for over 30 years. Following a new partnership with care provider Community Integrated Care (CIC) we are looking to expand, taking our specialist Reminiscence Arts intervention for people with dementia to other parts of the UK outside of London. It’s a really exciting time for us and a chance to achieve our vision of increasing the number of people who benefit from our work.
Nearly four years ago we recruited our first fundraiser and it has made an enormous difference to how we work. We’ve introduced a CRM system (eTapestry), started direct mail marketing appeals and developed local partnerships and corporate relationships. The current post holder is moving abroad and we are looking for someone who can lead on our core fundraising programme. The role is focused on generating core funds and diversifying income streams including corporate relationships, individual giving, legacy fundraising and providing some support to our volunteer community fundraising group ‘Friends of Age Exchange’.
We are a family friendly employer and offer flexibility in how the 21 hours a week are worked.
To read the full job description and to apply please visit Charity Job who are handling the recruitment process.
Completed applications must be made by midnight on Sunday 22nd September.
Interviews for successful applicants will be held on Monday 30th September.
Please apply online with your CV and covering letter.
Please check your email for confirmation that your application has been received and to follow further instructions if applicable.
Shortlisted applicants will be notified by Tuesday 24th September.
About Size of Wales
Size of Wales is a growing, ambitious Cardiff-based charity with global impact. We work to mobilise Wales to protect tropical forests and restore tropical forest landscapes as part of Wales’ national response to climate change. We do this through education and awareness raising activities in Wales (including an education programme in schools and our annual Go Green Day campaign) as well as supporting a number of overseas projects that protect and/or restore tropical forests. The projects are located in Africa, South America and South East Asia.
About the role
We are looking for an outstanding individual to take up the new role of Head of Fundraising/Development at Size of Wales. Reporting to the Director, the Head of Fundraising/Development will lead on the development and implementation of Size of Wales’ fundraising strategy aimed at substantially increasing our income to support our new 5 year organisation strategy. This will include raising funds from trusts and foundation, corporate partners, individual giving and community fundraising.
The post-holder will need to draw on their substantial experience in shaping and delivering successful fundraising, business development or other income generation strategies (whether for charitable or commercial organisations) to design and implement Size of Wales’ fundraising strategy, including cultivating and nurturing relationships with funders, corporate partners and donors as well as improving Size of Wales’ internal fundraising systems and process to ensure smooth delivery of the strategy.
Salary is in the range £30,000 - £33,000 p.a., dependent on experience. The package of benefits includes a 6% pension contribution, 20 days annual leave excluding bank holidays and a flexible working hours’ policy. The role is based in Cardiff with some remote working. The role is advertised as a full-time role but applications for part-time working will also be considered.
Closing date for applications is 11th October 2019. Interviews will take place in the weeks commencing 28th October and/or 4th November.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Theodora Children’s Charity is a truly inspirational and pioneering charity which successfully works to improve children’s experience of being in hospital. Forming part of an international family with its origins in Switzerland. Over the past 25 years we have made a positive impact on over half a million children and their families in the UK and 3 million children internationally improving children’s experience of being in hospital through visits from professional performers, called Giggle Doctors.
Our Giggle Doctors increase opportunities for play, reduce distress and anxiety and give children back an element of control. They achieve this through improvised play which puts the child at the centre of the interaction and through the use of music, magic, storytelling, comedy and mime.
In this our 25th year, we have already trained a new intake of performers, which brings the total number of Giggle Doctors to 34 across England, who will visit over 33,000 children each year. We benefit from a small, devoted and committed team and we have an ambition to do so much more.
As our new Fundraising Officer, you will play a pivotal role, maintaining and developing our existing fundraising relationships, working proactively to support our fundraising strategy, our ongoing activities and our future growth.
You will be a strong team player, be self-motivated, have excellent written communication skills, the ability to manage your own workload and be committed to improving the lives of sick and disabled children. In return you will have the opportunity to be an integral part of a unique charity bringing fun and laughter to thousands of children every year.
- Act as the first point of contact, handling all written and phone enquiries promptly and politely, and maintaining accurate records on CRM.
- Develop and sustain warm effective relationships with our wide range of supporters, delivering the necessary support to enhance our relationships and potential income.
- Represent the charity at meetings, external functions, conferences and supporter events, delivering presentations and networking.
- Work with the Head of Income Generation to develop and implement an innovative fundraising plan to grow income.
- Develop your own portfolio of fundraising opportunities, identifying and recruiting new supporters and nurturing relationships for the long-term benefit of the charity.
- Work with our Digital Media and Communications lead to enhance interactions with supporters.
- Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of GDPR and charity fundraising regulation.
- Work collaboratively across the charity to make the most of internal expertise, resources and assets, maximising the impact on income generation.
The above list is indicative not exhaustive. As our new Fundraising Officer, you will be expected to perform all such additional duties as are reasonably commensurate with the role.
- Proven experience within community, corporate and / or individual giving fundraising
- Successful track record of undertaking fundraising projects independently through to completion, delivering on the income target.
- Ability to and experience of identifying opportunities, developing plans and focusing activity to maximise success.
- Able to use own initiative and self-motivated with a positive approach to work.
- Understanding of UK charity sector and fundraising trends.
- Highly skilled and proficient in the use of charity CRM databases.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills with strong attention to detail.
- Passion and commitment to the aims and ethos of Theodora Children’s Charity.
- Ability to motivate people to get involved and create strong relationships with a wide variety of individuals and groups to maximise income.
- Ability to use own initiative and be self-motivated with a positive approach to work.
- Ability and willingness to attend events outside of normal office hours if required.
- Experience of contributing to budgets and monitoring costs/ income.
- Experience of using IBM Lotus Notes.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply online with a CV and Covering Letter addressing how you meet the Person Specification.
PLEASE NOTE that as we are looking to appoint ASAP we will be reviewing applicants and inviting candidates to interview on rolling basis, we may therefore encourage candidates to get in touch soon as we may close the role for applications before the deadline.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Chance to Shine is a national children’s charity. We give young people the opportunity to play, learn and develop through cricket. We keep them physically active, teach them vital skills like teamwork, communication and leadership. And above all, they have fun!
Chance to Shine coaches inspire children and teachers in state schools and disadvantaged communities. We work with half a million children each year - nearly half of them are girls.
Street cricket sessions are fast, fun and loud. They take place in the heart of communities all across the country, anywhere from a housing estate to a sports hall - and all year round.
We’re really passionate about what we do but we’re ambitious and we want to do more.
The Fundraising Team is tasked with securing new partners and donors and the stewardship of existing supporters across a range of funding streams: corporate, events, trusts and foundations, individuals, and statutory funding to support the delivery of Chance to Shine programmes.
This is an exciting time to be joining the fundraising team with 2019 being a record fundraising year. We have an established calendar of events including our Chance to Dine gala dinner, annual awards ceremony, a golf day at The Berkshire and in recent years a series of bespoke dinners and drinks receptions with VIP’s from the world of cricket. This role will manage all of these events as well as creating and delivering new events to achieve income growth across this area of fundraising.
You will be based at the Oval with a view of the pitch from the office!
Purpose of the role
The role of the Special Events Manager is to maximise income for Chance to Shine from fundraising events and to deliver wider organisational stakeholder events. The role primarily leads on:
- Developing an events strategy to maximise income from fundraising events and to maximise opportunities for organisational stewardship events
- Planning, budgeting, sales and delivery of fundraising events which typically include gala-dinners, ambassador led events and golf days.
- To build positive relationships with charity VIPs and ambassadors.
- Lead on the delivery of organisational celebratory stakeholder events marking charity milestones.
- To lead on governance relating to events including developing and managing budgets.
Applications close: 5pm Monday 30th September 2019
Interviews: 1st Interview date Thursday 10th October 2019
To apply: Please send your CV and covering letter. Unfortunately we can only respond to those who are invited to interviews. Thank you for your interest.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.