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Fundraising Manager (Trusts & Foundations)

Bath and North East Somerset (Hybrid)
Hereford, Herefordshire
Lewes, East Sussex
Monmouth, Monmouthshire
£32,000 - £36,000 per year
Job description

A great opportunity for a passionate Trust Fundraiser to join our exciting and dynamic team in beautiful countryside and be part of a growing national charity, transforming the lives of young people at risk of social and academic exclusion. 


Location: Could be based at any of our farms in Bath (HQ), Sussex, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire and Yorkshire, with flexibility for regular travel to Bath. Some home working will be considered. 


About Jamie's Farm

Jamie's Farm transforms the lives of young people who aren't thriving at school or home, through providing our unique programme involving 'Farming, Family, Therapy & Legacy'. Since our inception we have experiences tranformational growth, expanding from one farm to five and supporting more than 13,000 young people across England and Wales. We have an ambitious strategic plan over the coming years, including opening two more residential farms in the next two years, improving the practice of education professionals and becoming a leading voice in advocating for the needs of young people which are ever-growing in the face of today's societal challenges. 

Having grown our income significantly since starting, we are looking for a Fundraising Manager who can help us continue to grow our income specifically from trusts and foundations and contribute towards a resilient, sustainable organisation. You will help us nurture and realise the full potential of our existing partnershups, which currently raise c£800k per annum, and build new ones. With powerful impact data, engaging case studies and strong evidence of the need, Jamie's Farm is a joy to fundraise for. 

This role is a key part of our small but dynamic fundraising team. As with all small charities, you will have to wear several hats, but you will be in a well-resources fundraising environment with the backing of Co-CEOs who understand the importance of fundraising and make themselves available to support it. 


Person Specification 

We are seeking an experiences and hard working individual who can play a significant role in meeting our growing targets. You will be able to hit the ground running; taking ownership of our many existing partnerships whilst using your initiative to develop and deliver new ones. You will be able to write persuasive and clear fundraising proposals and be comfortable with having a mixed portfolio and happy with being flexible. 

You will ideally be based at our inaugural farm and HQ in Box, Wiltshire, based in stunning countryside but only 7 miles from Bath and 26 miles from Bristol. However, we would consider you being based at one of our other farms in Lewes, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire or Yorkshire, so long as you are prepaered to travel regularly to Bath. 

The postholder will be a strong written and verbal communic\ator who is able to influence, motivate and inspire people to support Jamie's Farm. You will love working with different people and be proficiaent in networking and building and maintaining strong relationships. You will have proven ability to work to a high standard with an eye for detail, working to deadlines and managing multiple accounts simultaneously. You will have excellent organisation and management skills, be proactive, hardworking and comfortable working as part of a team or independently. Demonstrating our values will come easily for you - exuding qualities such as passion and professionalism in your daily interactions with colleagues and external stakeholders. 

Finally, you will have the enthusiasm to support a small-medium-sized charity to develop our fundraising, with an interest and empathy in the benefits of education beyond the classroom, epseically for vulnerable groups, and being in a rural setting. 


Benefits and Pay

- Competitive salary (6-month probabationary period)

- All lunch meals are provided and shared with our friendly team when on site 

- Pension contribution 

- TOIL for weekend/evening work 

Being part of a welcoming, vibrant team located on a beatiful farm environment

- Contribution to the growth of a dynamic, values-driven organisation

- 25% staff discount to rent out any of our farm properties at weekends and in holidays

- Regular check-ins with line manager, being part of regular fundraising team meetings throughout the year and annual Jamie's Farm team days. 

- Attend training courses and other personal development opportunitie where appropriate. 


Please read our full Job Description for more information on Main Responsibilities and Required Experience. 


To Apply

At Jamie's Farm we recognise the importance of diversity and representation in our workforce, and as such are eager to encourage applications from candidates who are currently underrepresented in our organisation. 

Please complete the Application and Equal Opportunities Form via our website by 5pm on 01/12/23w and sent to the email address specified within the Job Description PDF. 

Posted on: 08 November 2023
Closed date: 01 December 2023 at 17:00
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development

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