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Resource Mobilisation and Strategy Manager

Brighton, Brighton and Hove (Hybrid)
£37,099 - £44,263 per year
Part-time (30 hours per week)
Contract (2 years)
Job description

Footwork is a small but ambitious charity with an established reputation in global health networks and partnerships. Our vision is to eliminate podoconiosis, a non-infectious leg swelling common in the East African highlands. The main purpose of the role is to oversee and coordinate overall delivery of Footwork’s five-year strategy and to take a leadership role in maximizing fundraising opportunities.

The Resource Mobilisation and Strategy Manager will be based at the University of Sussex and responsible for maintaining and growing links with a wide variety of stakeholders, including national governments, international NGOs, and funders. The post holder will also manage and coordinate Footwork’s governance, including primarily the convening of the Footwork Advisory Board and Technical Committee, and providing input to and coordinating relevant outputs and actions from these bodies as required. The role offers an opportunity to have a key role in developing and shaping Footwork’s profile and impact at an exciting time. 

The successful candidate will -

  • have proven experience of designing and delivering a strategic plan
  • have transferable experience of securing sustainable funding
  • be able to work as part of an inter-disciplinary international team
  • have experience of running large scale international events.

We are looking for someone with:

  1. Substantial understanding of the fundraising landscape within and outside of the UK 
  2. Knowledge of fundraising and organizational strategy implementation; 
  3. Understanding of the key tools, systems and strategies to employ to raise awareness and/or build successful fundraising campaigns; 
  4. High level understanding of the Global Health funding landscape with awareness of the key issues in Global Health programme funding. 
  5. Well-developed oral and written communication skills with the ability to present policy and procedure in a way that can be understood the audience. 
  6. Writing skills.  Able to write and edit copy for web, print, social media and presentations targeted to different audiences. 
  7. Experience of working strategically to secure a sustainable model for a charity, NGO or similar organization; 
  8. Proven experience of leading fundraising strategic campaigns and able to demonstrate success in securing funds from external funders; 
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To improve the lives of individuals and communities affected by podoconiosis by bringing together partnerships to accelerate treatment and prevention.

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Posted on: 23 May 2024
Closed date: 10 June 2024 at 13:05
Job ref: University of SussexRef 22498
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development, Governance

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