Are you an ambitious fundraiser, looking for that next challenge for an inspirational cause? Charity People are working with - Unitas Youth Zone, Barnet which is part of the OnSide Youth Zones network, to find a new Philanthropy Manager. The role will generate income by supporting a programme of high impact, donor-focused stewardship of existing donors (major donors) and new sustainable major donor relationships.
Role: Philanthropy Manager
Salary: £34,000 - £38,000
Location: Hybrid, with three days working in the office per week
Contract: Permanent, Open to either 1.0 FTE or 0.8 FTE with flexible hours
Benefits: 33 days annual leave including bank holidays; free gym access; access to OnSide's Talent Academy; bespoke training and mentoring, enhanced maternity and paternity and adoption leave, one wellbeing day a year. A hot lunch is available for £1.
Barnet Youth Zone, named "Unitas" by local young people, was the third Youth Zone in London opened by the national charity, OnSide in Summer 2019. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join a small but growing, impactful fundraising team and play a critical part in shaping opportunities for London's young people and supporting a grass roots, committed universal youth service.
Unitas, like all OnSide Youth Zones, exists to give young people somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to.
Unitas state-of-the-art building provides young people with access to a range of activities, offering them the opportunity to try new things, meet new friends and gain support from friendly, warm and positive staff and volunteers. The facilities are second to none, delivering sporting, artistic, cultural and general recreational activities each session. The outstanding quality of the facilities is a concrete demonstration of the belief that young people deserve the best..
About the role
This is an exciting time to join Unitas as our Fundraising team is expanding to take advantage of new opportunities. We are looking for a fundraiser with experience in developing long term relations with existing donors and who is confident to engage with potential new supporters. The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Fundraising to steward our existing Patrons and Supporters, while developing a Patrons program to encourage individuals to support the charity at various giving levels. Your responsibilities include developing sustainable relationships with major donors, implementing a high-impact stewardship program, and organizing cultivation and stewardship events to bring in substantial income for the charity from philanthropic donations annually.
Flexibility required including evenings and weekend events.
You will be a dedicated, organised, and reliable individual. You will show determination and be able to read people and situations. A good communicator, you should excel at building relationships with supporters.
We would like you to have experience of working on the strategies and innovation relevant to the areas of fundraising that you have worked in. You will be happy to use your own initiative but also to work with colleagues in the fundraising department as well as the wider charity.
If you have a background in Major Donor or Corporate fundraising, we encourage you to apply for this role and a copy of the job pack can be downloaded under Application Resources.
How to apply
To apply please send your CV to Tanya at Charity People . If your CV is of interest, we'll be in touch with further details and to arrange a phone or video call.
*Applications close on January 8th at noon but we will be shortlisting as applications come in. Please apply asap as the role may close early.
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability, and potential. Please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help ensure the application process works for you.
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