Birmingham, West Midlands (Hybrid)
Tamworth, Staffordshire
£30,000 - £38,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Title: Fundraising Manager (Midlands)
Reference: FM Midlands
Duration: Permanent contract
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 to £38,000 per year
Location: Midlands (hybrid home/office working)

About Variety

Variety funds wheelchairs, specialist equipment, adapted accessible transport in the form of our Sunshine Coaches, and memorable experiences through our Variety Great Days Out programme. We aim to help children have fewer bad days and more great days by facilitating their independence, freedom, dignity, and greater self-esteem, helping them to make the most of their childhood. 

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a full-time Fundraising Manager to join the Midlands team. This role will develop and lead new fundraising opportunities, to help the charity engage with a wider range of donors and sponsors, inspire and motivate the team’s staff and volunteers.

The Fundraising Manager will manage a broad range of events, including The Midlands Props Awards 2022, The Ladies Day 2022, and The Winter Ball 2022. This role will also support Variety’s other fundraising initiatives. The potential candidate will have experience in organising fundraising, special events, exceeding financial targets, and a strong track record of establishing and maintaining partnerships.


  • We offer a supportive and positive working environment.
  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Health and well-being cash plan scheme.

Please note applications will be considered on a rolling basis; therefore, we advise candidates to apply at their earliest convenience and reserve the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date. 

Please make sure to include reference ‘FM Midlands’ in the subject heading of your application.


Variety supports applications from all sections of the community. We’re committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 06 July 2022
Closed date: 05 August 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 161234_VY
Tags: Fundraising, Management