£28,000 - £32,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Would you like to work for an award-winning charity who are inspiring world-leaders in research, support and campaigning? Here at Charity Horizons we are delighted to be supporting The Encephalitis Society in the recruitment of an Individual Giving Manager. 

Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain with limited awareness and the Encephalitis Society have one simple mission… to increase global awareness of encephalitis, saving lives and building better futures. The Encephalitis Society is a state-of-the-art, award-winning charity who delivers quality services with passion and dynamism. The society raise awareness of encephalitis and collaborate on research into the condition They are highly regarded among the scientific and medical communities as well as their beneficiaries

The Role 

As Individual Giving Manager, you will be required to develop and deliver a strategy covering the key areas of individual giving, legacies, high value supporters and donor acquisition/retention. Main responsibilities will include:

  • Development and delivery of strategies to maximise short and long-term income from existing individual supporters (including a focus on the delivery of individual giving communication plans, strategies for email etc.)
  • Management of the individual giving function through direct marketing; supporter stewardship, digital fundraising; and legacy marketing to budget and agreed timeframes 
  • Supporting the CEO and Director of Engagement with high value fundraising activities
  • Creating inspiring storytelling to build long-term relationships with donors
  • Using data to influence decision making and technology

The Person 

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about the work of this charity, and someone who will be committed to raising funds to improve the lives of others. Ideally you will come to us with Individual Giving, Legacy or Major Donor fundraising and be passionate about growing income within these prosperous areas. Most importantly you should be able to build relationships with ease, think creatively, and possess good copywrite and written communication skills. 

The team at Encephalitis Society is small but incredibly passionate and dedicated so we are looking for someone with a keen enthusiasm for the work of the charity and an ability to work well independently and as part of a team. Honesty, flexibility, dedication and positivity are all key attributes that we believe will make a person a success in this role and we would love to hear from you if this feels like a good match! The offices are based in Malton, but the charity is happy for people to work entirely remotely if this is your preference. 

If you wish to express your interest in this vacancy, please apply here or contact Charlie or Leanne at Charity Horizons for more information. 

Please note: if you would like to submit an application or express your interest in an alternative format, such as audio or video upload, please contact either Charlie or Leanne at Charity Horizons who will be happy to advise on this.

Please be aware that Charity Horizons use anonymous recruitment methods when submitting shortlists for all our roles and we only work with organisations that are happy to engage with us in this way.

Charity Horizons is an equal opportunities employer and as such actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable candidates irrespective of age, disability, hidden disability, race or national origin, religion or belief, gender, gender expression, political view, sexual orientation, medical condition or pregnancy.


Posted on: 05 August 2022
Closing date: 04 September 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Fundraising