Battersea, Greater London
£35,250 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are looking for a Fundraising Compliance Manager to be responsible for ensuring that all fundraising activity is conducted in a professional and ethical way, consistently demonstrating best practice. They will ensure activities are compliant, meeting our legal and regulatory obligations including (but not limited to) the following: the Code of Fundraising Practice, the IOF’s Treating Donors Fairly, the Gambling Commission’s LCCP, Advertising Standards CAP and BCAP, the PSA & Data Protection Legislation. The post holder will cultivating a positive compliance culture within the fundraising department here individuals take personal ownership of their delivery through mentoring fundraising leaders, training staff and ensuring policies and practices are aligned for success through a comprehensive monitoring programme.

About us

Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 160 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.

Our Fundraising Team

Battersea’s multiple award-winning Fundraising department raises around 60% of the Charity’s total income. Working with colleagues across the organisation, we provide members of the public and organisations with opportunities to engage with Battersea and to support our work. Through continued investment, net fundraising income has risen from just £100,000 in 2010 to £10m in 2019, and we will continue to grow our income to make sure Battersea can be here for every cat and dog now and in the future.

Public Fundraising

Public Fundraising is responsible for generating income from new and existing supporters through direct marketing, challenge events and innovation.

  • The Database Team

Within Public Fundraising, sits the Database team. Working closely with Battersea staff and external contacts to collect and manage data that enables teams to fundraise effectively. Data is at the heart of our fundraising, and the team manage our database and all data processes with external agencies using data to analyse trends, helping fundraising teams improve donor relationships. Without our support, hundreds of thousands of donors and the millions of pounds they generously give us each year would not be recognized.

What we can offer you

Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year
  • Generous pension contributions – up to 10% employer contribution
  • Free healthcare cash plan, where you can claim for a range of treatment including dental (£100), optical (£100), physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture (£325) every year
  • Annual interest-free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym memberships and cycle to work schemes
  • Life insurance

During the recent Coronavirus restrictions, our animal-facing staff have continued to work on site and our office based staff have been working from home. We are currently piloting a hybrid working model for our office-based staff to split their time between site based and home working. We believe this will support office-based staff to maintain the benefits of home working, while allowing for collaboration and interaction with our animal-facing staff and maintaining a connection to our cause.

As this role is office-based, you’ll be expected to work in our Battersea office for 3 days each week and you’ll be able to work up to 2 days each week from home.

So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.

We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and valuing diversity for all current and prospective staff, volunteers and Trustees. We aim to ensure that this commitment, reinforced by our values, is embedded in our day-to-day working practices and our work together. We would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic and disabled candidates, who are currently under-represented at Battersea.

Closing date:                 Sunday 24 October 2021

Interview date(s):           w/c 01 November 2021

For full details, please download our recruitment pack. To apply, click the button below.  All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised; we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications is received.

Posted on: 11 October 2021
Closed date: 24 October 2021
Job ref: BDCH1424
Tags: Fundraising