Glasgow, Glasgow
£26000 - £28000 per annum + + Car Allowance
Job description

Relationship Manager - Fundraising

Salary: £26 - 28,000 per annum + £4500 car allowance.

Contract length: Fixed Term Contract or Secondment Opportunity - 12 Months

Location: Home-based in Edinburgh/Glasgow, with travel across the area. Candidates must live within 20 miles of these locations due to business need. Contact for more details

Application Deadline: Monday 3rd December * we will be interviewing throughout the process, the role will close once a suitable candidate is found, please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment*

Application Method: CV + Cover Letter- outlining your motivation for wanting to join, your relationship building experience and how you would apply it to this role.

Are you an ambitious, driven people person, passionate about raising money to support Cancer Research UK with its plans to beat cancer sooner?

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 Relationship Managers 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 the UK's leading cancer charity whose science holds the solution.

Why we need you

We're looking for a natural people person, with excellent relationship building skills. You'll be used to managing conflicting priorities and be adaptable in an environment where no two days are the same. We're looking for a natural people person, with excellent relationship building skills. You'll be used to managing conflicting priorities and be adaptable in an environment where no two days are the same. This area will have a strong focus on cultivating new leads within the community to grow existing and establish new fundraising groups, individuals and corporates. You will have strong presentation and communication skills and take a confident approach in securing new opportunities.

You could come from a Fundraising background OR work as an Account Manager, Business Development Manager or Customer Service Manager.

What will I be doing?

Relationship Managers work within the community to provide individuals, groups and corporate supporters an exceptional level of service across the Cancer Research UK portfolio. They will inspire and motivate supporters to develop long-term relationships and maximising fundraising opportunities.

This role Includes evening and weekend work with occasional overnight stays

Make an impact every day by…

  • Supporting the development of a prospect pipelines of opportunities and identifying and cultivating leads.

  • Build strong working relationships with divisionally based and other CRUK staff to maximise supporter activity with a focus on those that will help support national and divisional strategies

  • Inspiring, developing and managing supporters to achieve their goals through offering outstanding and tailored stewardship

  • Ensuring each supporter has a stewardship plan in place which best fits their motivations

  • Planning and delivering effective rewards and recognition to increase loyalty and income

Please see the following link for a full candidate pack:

What skills are you looking for?

You'll be able to bring to the role…

  • Excellent networking and relationship manager skills - and the ability to motivate and influence supporters or customers to reach targets

  • Experience of working as a team, and also working unsupervised

  • Ability to understand CRUK's vision and purpose, and using this to motivate and inspire supporters

  • A strong solutions focused approach to help supporters overcome any challenges and maximise their fundraising efforts

  • Great time management, prioritisation and planning skills.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (face to face, written and phone) to engender the confidence of supporters and build long lasting relationship

What will I gain?

Without you we wouldn't be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So, we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, childcare vouchers and much more. You'll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately, you'll know that you'll be changing lives through your work.

If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years.

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Posted on: 22 November 2021
Closed date: 04 December 2021
Job ref: R019483
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development