Oxfordshire (On-site)
£30500 - £33500 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description



Internally this role is known as Relationship Manager - Product Neutral

Salary: £30,500 - 33,500 per annum, inclusive of car allowance worth £4,500. Car allowances are not viewed as a benefit or as any part of remuneration. Employees who receive a car allowance must provide a suitable car for business purposes, and is based on the criteria of a minimum business mileage of 5,000 per annum.

Contract length: Permanent, Full-time, 35 hours/week. We are open to flexible working arrangement i.e., compressed hours.

Location: Home-based/Field-based from Oxford to Reading and the surrounding areas.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 31 August 23:55 - we will be reviewing candidates as they come in and booking in interview, so please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.


Application Info: 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. 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. We would like you to submit a covering letter online in the text box provided. Please include your motivations for applying for the role and how you feel your skills and experience are a good match.


Are you an ambitious, people person who is passionate about raising money 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 are looking for a sales, business development or fundraising professional who is excited to join our hard-working team in and around Cheltenham, Worcester, Gloucester, Hereford. You will be confident in both managing and developing existing relationships but also looking for new leads to maximise on potential income.


What will I be doing?


Relationship Managers work within the community to provide individuals, groups and corporates an exceptional supporter experience and level of service. Their is aim to inspire and motivate supporters to maximise on all fundraising opportunities for our life-saving research.


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 is a flexible role, where you will be spending approximately 60% of time working from home, 40% travelling around your patch meeting supporters. There will be some evening working required to attend committee meetings however you will get this time back via our time off in lieu policy.


Make an impact every day by…

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

  • Hitting fundraising targets for CRUK's life saving research.

  • Planning and delivering effective rewards and recognition to increase supporter 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.


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.

  • The ability and skills to acquire new business and maximise on all fundraising opportunities.

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

  • The 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)



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: 05 August 2022
Closing date: 04 September 2022 at 09:48
Job ref: R022197
Tags: Fundraising