Carlisle, Cumbria
Keswick, Cumbria
Alnwick, Northumberland
£26000 - £28000 per annum + Car Allowance (£4,500)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Relationship Manager

Salary: £26,000 - 28,000 Per Annum + Car Allowance (£4500)

Contract length: Permanent, Full time (Compressed hours will be considered)

Hours: 35

Location: Home Based in the North of England, covering South Shields to Bamburgh, Northumberland, Hexham, across to the West Coast including Carlisle and North Lakes. Candidates must live on patch or within 20 miles of patch due to business need.

Application Deadline: Wednesaday 8th  December 2021 11:59

Application Method: In our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we are using Anonymous CVs through our recruitment portal. Please therefore ensure that you have completed the 'Work History' section of the application form and that you have answered the application questions. Please include your motivations for the role and how you meet the required skills and experience within the cover letter. You will be asked to upload a CV, but we will not be using this as part of the shortlisting process and it will therefore not be reviewed.


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. As well as focusing on maintaining existing relationship, there is also a focus on the acquisition of new relationships with committees, corporates and individuals. 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…


  • 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

  • Building strong working relationships with other divisional team members

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


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: 18 November 2021
Closing date: 08 December 2021
Job ref: R019685
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development
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