NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association
London, Greater London
Circa £34,000 per annum (national) and £37,299 per annum (including inner London weighting)
Contract, Full-time
Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a process driven, organised professional to join the Stroke Association, supporting fundraisers to package our work in exciting, attractive ways that will appeal to donors.


Position: Fundraising and Bids Development Manager (Internal Job Title - Case Creation Manager)

Location: London (office based or homebased)

Hours: 35 hours per week 

Salary: Circa £34,000 per annum (national) and £37,299 per annum (including inner London weighting) 

Contract: Fixed term for 18 months with the possibility of being made permanent 

Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, season ticket loan, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Cycle2Work scheme, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.


Closing Date: 2 February 2020

Interview Date: 10 February 2020


This is an exciting time to join the Stroke Association. We are in the first year of implementing our new strategy and are more focused than ever on our mission – to deliver relevant and insight-led support to those affected by stroke. 


The Role

Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy & Partnerships, the Fundraising and Bids Development Manager will:

  • Support the generation of income by managing the process of gathering, distilling and packaging information from across directorates so that it is appealing to various fundraising audiences. 
  • Liaise between the fundraising and direct services teams and gaining early sight of future plans that may interest prospective donors.


About You

You will be a process driven with an eye for detail with experience of managing large quantities of information, sourcing collateral and identifying relevant opportunities. 

You will:

  • Be able to extract and interpret key organisation information whilst developing and maintaining relevant collateral to support the fundraising team. 
  • Be financially literate
  • Be adept at forging relationships both internally and externally

The role will suit a skilled writer who can distil key messages from a variety of information sources. You will have sector experience and may come from a fundraising, bid writing/management, major donor or communication background.

In return we can promise a fast-paced, ambitious, flexible and friendly work environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork, personal and skills development. 

It is optional for this role to be home based, please see our homeworking agreement for full details. 


In return…

This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke and to raise stroke awareness in the local population. We offer a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.


About the Organisation

Stroke Association. Rebuilding lives after stroke. 

We believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there. We provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives. Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join our team. 


You may also have experience in areas such as Bid Writing, Bid Writer, Bids, Fundraising, Fundraiser, Major Donor, Major Donor Assistant, Fundraising Assistant, Communications, Marketing, Fundraising Marketing, Case Support, Major Donor Fundraiser, Bid Assistant. 

Posted on: 16 January 2020
Closed date: 02 February 2020
Job ref: 1616
Tags: Communications, PR, Fundraising