£28500 - £32500 per annum + excellent benefits
Job description

£28,500 - £32,500 inclusive of car allowance + Excellent Benefits

35 Hours per week, 12 month's fixed-term contract
Home/field-based covering the East Midlands (please note, the post-holder will need to be located within these area's for easy travel around the region).

* Closing date: This role will close when a suitable candidate has been found. Please do not hesitate to apply to ensure your application is considered and avoid any disappointment.

We are looking for a sales professional, strong in new business with a track record of acquisition to join our busy and hard-working Fundraising team in the East Midlands.

At Cancer Research UK, our pioneering research has helped double survival rates in the last 40 years but there is much more that we want to do. Our New Business team inspire and engage with our communities to enable us to raise the funds we need to continue this life saving research. We now have an amazing opportunity for you to join us working for the UK's leading cancer charity whose science holds the solution!

We need a strong relationship manager who is target focused and understands the impact of our fundraising goals and our ambitious targets.

Your day to day will involve

  • Identifying new business leads
  • Managing pipelines
  • Nurturing key relationships with supporters and partners
  • Maintaining financial budgets

You have

  • A background in sales, business development or acquisition
  • Understanding or an interest in charity fundraising

You want

  • To utilise your sales experience and drive for a bigger purpose
  • The excitement and buzz of new business in a role that allows you to influence ground breaking research across the UK
  • A fast-paced environment where no day is the same but with all the perks of having work-life balance

If this sounds like you, then you can get involved in:

  • Recruiting, managing and developing supporters to achieve agreed targets
  • Updating and maintaining all records on Siebel (our Supporter database) to agreed standards and timescales. Use reports to support the delivery of the sales pipeline and the supporter journey/experience
  • Managing long term relationships with key supporters, and ensure that all opportunities to develop repeat fundraising are maximised by following the sales pipeline process
  • Identifying key supporters to develop and nurture, motivate, recognise and reward thus ensuring their long term support of Cancer Research UK. This includes planning and delivering supporter conferences, lab tours, and other activities
  • Working with regional and other Cancer Research UK staff to maximise high value supporter activity
  • Supporting the delivery of the Volunteer Fundraising five year plan and in year operations plan

You will need to bring with you…

* Proven experience of exceeding targets and working to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

* Excellent ability to motivate, inspire and influence people?

* Strong networking skills and proven ability to build long-lasting relationships

* Flexibility and willingness to travel where needed to support events

This is a rewarding and fast-paced role, in a regional home-based team. The team is part of a growing national team, offering brilliant career development opportunities for talented individuals.

Please see the following link for a full role profile:

Please note this role is known internally as 'Local Fundraising Manager - New Business'

* Closing date: This role will close when a suitable candidate has been found. Please do not hesitate to apply to ensure your application is considered and avoid any disappointment.

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Posted on: 14 November 2019
Closed date: 14 December 2019
Job ref: R014584
Tags: Fundraising