Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive Employee Benefits
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Are you a fundraising leader seeking your next challenge in the Leeds area or an experienced Senior Fundraising Manager looking to gain valuable experience? If so come and join one of the UK’s largest and most recognisable charities and contribute to the work we do across Sue Ryder 

The role 
This is a 12 month fixed term role, instrumental Fundraising role reports directly to the Hospice Director and manages the hospice fundraising team. 

Not only will you strategically drive income growth through multiple income streams, including robust community fundraising, this is also a great opportunity to lead a team to recruit and develop hundreds of new supporter to drive local fundraising efforts. 

Coming off the back of a successful previous financial year, we have ambitions to significantly grow the hospice's fundraised income and raise the profile of the Hospice and its services across the region. 

Other responsibilities include: 
- Plan and lead the delivery of a local community fundraising strategy in line with the overall Sue Ryder Hospice Fundraising Strategy 
- Lead, manage, coach and guide direct line reports to deliver income and achieve KPIs 
- Personally develop higher value partnerships in the community in order to raise the profile of Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice. 
- Lead, build, manage and report on a detailed Wheatfields Hospice fundraising budget, including income and expenditure 
- Ensure the delivery of a great supporter experience locally, by implementing our national Supporter Journey framework. 

About you 
It’s an exciting time to join Sue Ryder and to hit the ground running you will have outstanding senior fundraising experience in delivering income to target. Not only will you have a proven track record in successful income growth but demonstrable evidence of embedding a proactive fundraising culture and developing key community relationships yourself. As a strong people manager you’ll have the experience to drive change and motivate others. You’ll have the skills to develop meaningful relationships with not only national fundraising colleagues and staff across the hospice but supporters, services users and their families alike. 

**Competitive Employee Benefits** 

Company pension scheme, 25 days holiday - rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays, option to buy and sell up to five days holiday, Life Assurance, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, paid mileage, enhanced sick pay, cash referral bonus scheme, corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services, staff discount of 15% on new goods online, salary sacrifice car scheme, online wellbeing centre, free will writing service, staff finance loans, carers leave policy and lots more. 

Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. Whether that’s a terminal illness, the loss of a loved one or a neurological condition – we’re there when it matters. Our doctors, nurses and carers give people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can. 

Posted on: 12 June 2019
Closed date: 12 July 2019
Job ref: RB0065
Tags: Fundraising, Operations