Hatfield, Hertfordshire
£30,000 - £32,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 30/37, Full-time
Job description

Fundraising Manager, Hatfield, Permanent

Salary: Up to £32,000 (FTE)

Hours: 30/37 per week 


Annual leave: 25 days per annum pro rata increasing by one day a year after 5 years’ service to a maximum of 28 days (in addition to Bank & Public holidays)

Pension: hyh will contribute 3% of basic salary to The People’s Pension on behalf of the employee.  Staff eligible to join the scheme will be automatically enrolled into the scheme at 3% of basic salary on commencement of employment. Once in the scheme a further 5% will be contributed by hyh.

Group Life Insurance: 4 times salary. Entry to the scheme is automatic on joining the charity.

Employee Assistance Programme: offering counselling and emotional support to improve wellness and performance.


Are you passionate about and enjoy fundraising?


Would you like to play a key part within a growing charity focusing on making a difference to vulnerable young people in your local area?


You may even have an interest in individual giving? 

If the answer is yes to the above then this role is meant for you!


Herts Young Homeless work with 16-24 year olds who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, those aged 10-15 whose families are at risk of relationship breakdown and those aged 18+ who are in housing need and have mental health and substance misuse problems. Last year we were able to directly support 2,495 young people and engaged with nearly 9,000 schoolchildren on the realities of leaving home. Our focus is on preventing homelessness by empowering young people to make positive informed choices, through a range of free, countywide, specialist preventative and crisis services.


Job Purpose:

The Fundraising Manager will:

Contribute to hyh’s overall Fundraising strategy as a member of the Fundraising Team

Manage a portfolio of existing supporters, providing exceptional supporter care and building relationships, stewarding and nurturing existing donors.

Improve supporter retention and maximise donors’ lifetime value to hyh

Manage and develop the use of hyh’s CRM effectively to segment data and make insight-led decisions.

Acquire and develop new donors through solicitation and stewardship plans using a supporter journey programme to build engagement and loyalty.

Inspire, motivate and develop the team’s staff and volunteer workforce and maximise their contribution

Develop all marketing and comms materials through digital and other channels to deliver the programme.

Line manage the Digital Communications Officer.

Deputise for the Head of Fundraising & Communications as required.


  • Relevant charity fundraising experience with understanding of supporter acquisition and retention, supporter journey development and understanding of emotional and behavioural motivations for giving.
  • Successful track record of generating income and achieving targets
  • Experience of developing fundraising or communications initiatives to achieve targets
  • Proven ability to engage, inspire and motivate individuals to donate through any chosen channel, with an excellent understanding of online giving and digital channels
  • An understanding and commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
  • Preparing and monitoring income and expenditure budgets, financial projections and financial management information


  • Excellent communicator in formal and informal communications, both verbally and in writing, to all stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and communicate sensitively; negotiating effectively to generate support among people from diverse backgrounds and all levels
  • Strong analytical and methodical IT skills
  • Approachable, creative, ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Excellent relationship management skills, with ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Creative thinking, imaginative and entrepreneurial attitude towards fundraising
  • Ability to motivate others and work as part of a team
  • Good numerical skills

If you are hardworking, conscientious and take pride in doing a job well, then we would like to hear from you.

Upon receipt of your CV, should you be successful, you will be invited to a telephone interview. 

  • Closing date: 15th November 2021
  • 1st Interviews: 22nd November 2021
  • Second & personal interview 29th November 2021

Should you not receive  a response within ten working days, please deem your application to be unsuccessful.


This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with children or young adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure will be sought through the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) as part of Herts Young Homeless’ pre-employment checks.

hr inspire Ltd is an equal opportunities business consultancy and employment agency that is serious about its compliance with legislation and GDPR.  hr inspire Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role.

hr inspire promises to act with the upmost integrity and respect when it comes to handling your data.

Please note: By submitting your details in relation to this role you are giving us permission to submit your application to the employer as well as providing your expressed permission to retain your information on our recruiter database of job seeking professionals to contact regarding other similar opportunities handled by our team of in-house Consultants for the next 2 years.

If you wish for us to remove your data from our CRM at any time, please contact us and we will action your request

More about Herts Young Homeless Group
Herts Young Homeless Group

hyh is an independent charity that has been supporting vulnerable people in Hertfordshire for over 15 years. We have offices t... Read more

Refreshed on: 06 November 2021
Closed date: 15 November 2021
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development