We are working in partnership with an independent specialist school, and registered charity, who provide education and residential care for young people with complex autism, aged 5-25. Set within a 50-acre site in Berkshire, they have extensive bespoke facilities to help young people to be healthy, happy, more independent and have the opportunity to work.
The organisation is now seeking a Corporate Fundraising Manager to develop a long-term strategy for corporate giving by identifying and securing new strategic partnerships and building on existing relationships by creating innovative stewardship opportunities and events. The postholder will be responsible for building on their successful corporate volunteering programme, working with internal stakeholders to create exciting and rewarding volunteering activities onsite. It is an exciting time to join the organisation, and the postholder will have the opportunity to play a crucial part in raising funds for a new performing arts centre. This is a great opportunity if you are looking for a role within a friendly small/medium charity that you can really make your own.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:
- Experience working in a charity fundraising environment.
- Track record of securing five- or six-figure corporate partnerships and donations.
- Experience of developing or contributing to corporate fundraising strategies.
- Experience of developing a pipeline of prospects and maintaining relationships with high level supporters.
- Volunteer management exposure.
- Event management exposure.
We are seeking an individual with outstanding interpersonal, networking and presentation skills, with the ability to develop strong relationships with high level decision makers. Strong planning and organisational skills, with the ability to effectively prioritise workloads and meet deadlines will be expected.
For more information, please contact Katherine Anderson-Scott, Senior Consultant, Charisma Charity Recruitment. Your application should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.
Location: Berkshire / Hybrid (3 days in office per week, with onsite presence required to support corporate volunteering programme)
Closing date for applications: 31st July 2022
However, applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.