SW8, London

£40,000 per annum Plus Benefits

Permanent, Full-time


Job Description

Senior Manager – Regional Fundraising Development 
London, SW8 (with significant travel throughout the UK)  

About Us

The National Literacy Trust is a national charity dedicated to raising literacy levels in the UK. We run projects in the poorest communities, campaign to make literacy a priority for politicians and parents, and support schools. Our mission is to give young people the literacy skills they need to get a job and lead a successful life.

We have National Literacy Trust Hubs across the UK. These Hubs are a ten-year, place-based response to the challenges of intergenerational low literacy, working with a range of local partners to shape and deliver activity as part of a local strategy. 

We’re now looking for a Senior Manager to oversee the development and delivery of fundraising activity to sustain our Hubs and regional campaigns. 

The Benefits  

- Salary of £40,000 per annum
- Pension scheme 
- Flexible location  
- Develop your career with an ambitious organisation
- 28 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays and a Christmas closure

We believe that the ability to communicate is a fundamental right and that society will only be fair when everyone has the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills they need to fulfil their potential.      

By working with us, you can help to transform lives through literacy.      

In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to support the delivery of innovative campaigns that are empowering young people and making a real difference across the UK.  

The Role  

As the Senior Manager, you’ll oversee the development and delivery of a fundraising strategy to support our local Hubs and regional campaigns. 

You’ll focus your efforts on corporate and community fundraising, as well as managing local fundraising in areas where we do not yet have a local fundraiser.  

Additionally, you will:  

- Line manage a team of local and regional Hub fundraisers, currently based in East Sussex, Swindon, Yorkshire and Peterborough 
- Develop the regional fundraising strategy  
- Manage and build relationships with key stakeholders  
- Oversee partnerships and the stewardship of funders 
- Assist with trust and foundation applications 

About You  

To join us as a Senior Manager, you will need:  

- Strong management experience  
- A successful track record in local or regional fundraising in the voluntary sector  
- Previous corporate and community fundraising experience  
- Excellent communication skills  
- A collaborative approach to problem-solving  

Previous event management or marketing experience would be beneficial to your application.  

Other organisations may call this role Senior Fundraising Manager, Fundraising Manager, Regional Fundraising Manager, Corporate Fundraising Manager, Area Fundraising Manager, Community Fundraising Manager or Senior Fundraising Officer.  

The closing date for applications is 10am on Friday 29th March 2019.

The National Literacy Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, ethnicity or religion.

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Working hours: 35 hours per week  
Notice period: 12 weeks

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