Chepstow, Monmouthshire
£28,000 circa
Contract, Full-time
Job description

This exciting new role will attract an experienced and highly motivated Fundraising Manager who wants to support the growth and development of our forward thinking, ethical Charity

This is an exciting new role which is key for the future development of the Charity.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising strategy to support the charity. This will include all aspects of fundraising and marketing from encouraging support from individuals through to corporate partnerships.

You will embrace the Ethics and Ethos of the Charity and promote compassionate living.

As a fundraising and marketing manager you would be responsible for meeting income targets by using various techniques to generate donations from a variety of sources to include Community, individual, corporate and media. Your role will be to lead and deliver the Sanctuary’s fundraising requirements.

Main Responsibilities

To take responsibility for income generation and growth of income streams in line with the Sanctuary’s operational plans.

To identify, develop and organise key fundraising activities which comply with the Sanctuary’s vision, values and ethos.

To take responsibility for sponsorship development and management

To develop and enhance existing fundraising streams

To develop corporate and individual membership

To manage and develop key projects identified to enhance fundraising activities.


  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written are required. You will also need to build long-term relationships with potential donors or volunteers and persuasively explain the charity’s cause to them
  • You will need to be good at researching and devising strategies, as well as spotting and taking advantage of donation opportunities
  • You need to be adept at managing others, whether they be in your team, in the wider organisation, or partners.
  • You will have excellent knowledge and experience of social media platforms such a Facebook, Twitter and IG and be able to use them extensively to create and manage online fundraisers and promotions.
  • You will have database and spreadsheet experience.
  • A marketing background from idea, design, implementation and outcome based is essential.

Qualifications and Experience:

A degree in marketing is preferable, but formal training and qualifications in fundraising or marketing will be accepted

A minimum of two years as a marketing and fundraising manager

This role requires someone who can work flexibly with their time

Proven track record of consistently meeting income targets


To research and apply for new corporate support and Charity of the Year partnerships

To research and identify potential supporters encourage them to support us

To organise our in house and external fundraising events 

Recruiting, organising and inspiring volunteers

Keeping up to date with sanctuary needs and activities

Creating a donor database

Managing information and recording the profile and fundraising activity of donors on a database

Managing your own budget and ensuring targets are met

Developing and organising fundraising campaigns, events with clearly defined outcomes

Spotting fundraising opportunities and raising awareness of the Charities work

To create, deliver and manage fundraising appeals and campaigns

To attend events on behalf of the Charity both within and outside of office hours.


Circa £28K dependent upon experience

Working from the Sanctuary in Shirenewton

37.5 Hours a week - Flexible hours required dependent upon the needs of the Charity

Please apply with covering letter and comprehensive CV to email address provided

Only successfull applications will be contacted for the next stage









More about Dean Farm Trust
Dean Farm Trust

Dean Farm Trust established in 2007 is a registered charity and animal sanctuary. Operating in Chepstow South Wales we offer a home for life to... Read more

Refreshed on: 28 December 2020
Closed date: 26 January 2021
Job ref: FMM
Tags: Fundraising, Marketing

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