Senior corporate fundraiser jobs
Job Title: Media and PR Officer
Salary: £31,574 per annum
Type of Employment: Permanent
Dept and Location: Communications Department, hybrid role with a minimum of one day a week to spent at our London office
Line Manager: Media and PR Manager
Direct Reports: None
Are you an incredible storyteller who loves working with people to help them share their stories with a wide range of media? Do you have experience of working on major fundraising events, public awareness, and brand campaigns? Are you creative and have a proven track record of developing stories that achieve on-message national and regional coverage on a regular basis?
Teenage Cancer Trust is looking for a proactive Media and PR Officer to join their supportive and high-performing team. You’ll have the chance to work on a range of our exciting fundraising events, such as our flagship Royal Albert Hall concerts, corporate partnerships with major brands like Aldi, and media opportunities with top celebrities. You’ll also work closely with many of the inspiring young people we’ve supported through cancer to help them share their stories with a wide audience.
You’ll need to fully understand the needs of differing types of media and know how to develop and pitch stories effectively – bringing relevant existing media contacts to the role. You’ll also need to be confident advising internal and external stakeholders on the best route to achieving media coverage for their projects.
Alongside one other Media and PR Officer, this role shares responsibility for some core administrative duties and processes for the Media and PR team e.g., creating evaluation reports, to ensure a smooth and professional press office function. You will also take part in an out of hours rota with other team members.
Please note that for this role we are looking for somebody who is passionate about, and has relevant expertise in, PR for fundraising, brand and awareness purposes. The role is not focused on supporting our policy team and their related campaigns.
You do not need a degree to apply for this role if you have relevant experience.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
This role reports to the Media and PR Manager and has a strong focus on supporting our work with fundraising - and delivering a strong media profile that has young people’s experiences at its heart.
This role supports on promoting a range of exciting fundraising campaigns and activities such as our flagship Royal Albert Hall concerts and corporate partnerships with major brands such as Aldi and Omaze.
The post holder must be proactive in identifying and creating newsworthy stories and working with stakeholders to deliver activity.
The post will work with young people with cancer and their families to empower them to publicly share their experiences.
The post is a key part of the wider Marketing and Communications department which is responsible for raising awareness and understanding of the charity with key audiences, increasing engagement with our brand and supporting income generation.
The role will also undertake some core administrative duties and processes for the Media and PR team, to ensure smooth and professional press office function.
Deliver PR and Media plans and activity
- Lead or contribute to the development and implementation of effective, proactive PR and media activity that promotes Teenage Cancer Trust to a wide range of audiences.
- Contribute to and support team activity that ensures a strong and sustained media profile for Teenage Cancer Trust, including delivering media strategies as part of integrated brand/condition awareness-raising campaigns.
- Work, under the support and direction of the PR & Media Manager to create positive media coverage for Teenage Cancer Trust’s fundraising activities and ensure regular placement of real-life and celebrity stories target outlets.
- Identify news stories, trends and opportunities for Teenage Cancer Trust to comment on and proactively pitch to the media.
- Deliver regional media activity to profile fundraising, services and young people as required.
- Measure the success and impact of media plans delivered using a range of measurement tools, helping to share results with senior management as part of regular reporting.
Working with young people and their families
- Work, under the direction and support of the PR & Media Manager and Story Manager to ensure regular placement of real-life stories in national, consumer, online and regional media outlets.
- Brief, liaise with and support young people and their families with sensitivity and empathy, to help them share their stories.
- Under the advice and guidance of the Story Manager and Services department, support the stewardship of young people sharing their stories, ensuring it adheres with our safeguarding policies at all time.
- Work with the Story Manager to ensure the records, images and stories of young people we support are kept up to date and we have their full consent to use them.
Ensuring an effective and professional Press Office function
- Support the smooth running of the Teenage Cancer Trust press office, including being the first of contact as required, responding to a wide range of media enquiries and ensuring a professional service.
- Respond to enquiries from journalists and prepare verbal and/or written statements and provide spokespeople and case studies as appropriate.
- Builds and nurture relationships with journalists, especially national, regional and online outlets, youth media, documentary-makers and consumer press.
- Organise media interviews, write briefings for spokespeople/case studies and steward, support and advise individuals.
- Prepare a variety of high-quality effective PR materials including news releases, comments, features, briefings and letter to editors.
- Organise, support and execute press events, such as filming or photocalls at hospital units and other locations, acting as the Teenage Cancer Trust representative, overseeing media attendance and liaising with hospital Communications teams and services staff.
Support delivery of a media training programme
- Liaise with outside suppliers and agencies as needed.
- Support and empower our regional fundraising teams and individual fundraisers to undertake media and PR opportunities, ensuring they are equipped with template resources and can deliver core brand messages.
- Work in partnership with third party PR teams such as corporate partners and hospital communications teams to develop proactive media campaigns and respond to news stories as required.
- Engage with and support funded staff to undertake media.
- Work closely with the Music and Entertainment team and Celebrity Manager on the PR for high profile supporters and events and hospital visits, liaising with external PR agencies and talent agencies as required.
- Work with the other teams within Marketing and Communications as part of an integrated and effective approach.
- Support internal communications/profiling and relationship building to represent the Marketing and Communications team across the organisation, raising understanding of the value of media and PR.
- Compile or support the creation of daily/monthly monitoring and coverage reports and media lists, including monthly and project specific analysis evaluations.
- Participating in daily communication updates, team meetings and planning sessions. Represent the Teenage Cancer Trust externally at events and meetings.
- The role will involve some out of hours work including providing on-call cover for the media on a rota basis. There will also be occasional travel across the UK.
- Undertake any other duties that are commensurate with the post as requested by your manager.
- Carry out the duties of post in accordance with Teenage Cancer Trust policies and procedures.
DISCLOSURE AND BARRING CHECKS
This role will interact with young people and families, which may include visiting young people in hospital units and their homes from time to time.
This is therefore subject to a Standard disclosure check.
Internal – Marketing & Communications colleagues, especially Story Manager and Digital Marketing team; Fundraising department across all income streams; Regional Operations and Partnership Managers; Funded staff; Music and Entertainment team including the Celebrity Manager.
External - Young people and their families; Journalists across national, regional, consumer and online outlets; Corporate partners and their PR teams, Hospital Communications teams, key supporter groups and organisations, Suppliers and agencies.
No specific qualifications are needed for this role.
- Demonstrable experience of working in a press office, PR or similar communications role.
- Experience of implementing effective proactive PR and media strategies that reach target audiences, are on message and achieve positive media coverage.
- Experience of preparing a range of PR materials including news releases, comments, features, briefings, letter to editors, photo opportunities and press conferences.
- Experience of organising, or contributing to, the delivery of media events, filming, launches and photocalls.
- Experience of working with case studies (service users, patients, supporters) to support them to share their stories in the media.
- Proven experience of developing strong collaborative working relationships with journalists and colleagues from across the organisation.
Knowledge and know how
- Excellent knowledge of all aspects of the UK media, with a good understanding of the consumer media landscape.
- Strong news sense and initiative to develop proactive news stories.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills with ability to tailor approach to engage audiences.
- Creative thinker with the ability to generate original and innovative PR ideas.
- Time management skills and proven flexibility to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
- Ability to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative.
- Strong organisational, administrative and research skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work alongside team members and colleagues, young people and their families and supporters of any nature.
- Empathetic, with the ability to handle and assess sensitive situations confidently and calmly.
- Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
- Accountable, with high levels of integrity and professionalism.
- Good judgement, initiative and discretion.
- A natural collaborator.
- Commitment to the philosophy and ethos of Teenage Cancer Trust.
If you’d like to talk through the role before applying please email Claire Monger, Media and PR Manager at Teenage Cancer Trust.
How to Apply:
To apply please submit your CV along with a short supporting statement. Refer to the person specification and succinctly outline:
- Your experience
- Your knowledge and know how
- Your skills and personal qualities
Application to be received by: 25th August 2022
First interviews:Tuesday 30th August and Wednesday 31st August 2022
Second interviews:Monday 5th September 2022
At Teenage Cancer Trust one of our key focuses is around equity and making sure our services are accessible and inclusive to all young people with cancer, with no-one left behind. We have the same goal for people working with us. We want you to be yourself here and thrive doing so. In line with our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion commitments, we would love to see applications from LGBTQ+ people, people of colour/those from ethnically diverse communities, people living with disabilities and people of faith.
At Teenage Cancer Trust we take our commitment to safeguarding seriously and work to protect and promote the rights of the young people who we support. Our safeguarding responsibilities extend to the children and adults who work to support the charity, who we also have a duty of care to protect. Safeguarding is at the forefront of each activity we carry out. In line with our approach, this role is subject to a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).
For information on how we collect, store and process personal data please refer contact HR.
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential. If there is any assistance or adjustments, we can make to support you to make your application, Please contact HR.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a small charity in year 4 to help them secure further
funding to support the great work of the organisation. GROW is looking for a candidate to
manage some existing long-term partnerships, secure new corporate partnerships and funding
on both a local and national level. There is the opportunity to curate a calendar of fundraising
events and to create new fundraising initiatives throughout the year, keeping the GROW farm
and programmes at the forefront of all activity.
Events and Partnerships
- Stewardship of key existing corporate partnerships, managing agreed corporate
fundraising goals and events with the aim of extending the relationships.
- Responsible for project managing a number of income generating events, partner
events and fundraising campaigns.
- Developing new online and IRL fundraising initiatives and campaigns to secure
engagement and income.
- Identify new fundraising partnerships with corporate partners and brands in Barnet and
- Coordinate paid for corporate volunteering days on the GROW Farm for partners.
- Contribute to the development of all fundraising materials, including but not limited to a
corporate fundraising and volunteering pack.
- Stewardship of existing major donor relationships and development of any new
- Maintain donor thanking processes and sending regular updates to all donors.
- Source prizes for raffles, auctions & prize draws and liaise with winners.
- Touring external visitors, guests, and stakeholders on the GROW farm.
Income generation and financial management
- Ensure that income and engagement targets are met inline with GROW’s fundraising
- Reporting of all fundraising income to the finance department to ensure all income is
correctly accounted for and tracked.
- Track Gift Aid claims on all donations.
- Maintain a strong network and high visibility within the Barnet community and attend
key community and networking events.
- Liaising with internal departments to ensure streamlined processes.
- Regularly communicating key fundraising updates to the wider team.
- Create and manage event budgets accurately to ensure no overspending is done.
- Identify and approach all suitable and relevant trusts and foundations using grant
finders and industry news.
- Write funding bids and applications for small grants (Up to £10k).
- Contribute to impact and funding reports.
- Use social media platforms to promote and enhance fundraising messaging and
- Establish fundraising or initiatives for special events and celebrative ‘times of year’ ie
Christmas & Halloween.
- Work with any external PR agencies to grow brand awareness around the organisation.
- Work with ambassadors and celebrities who can promote and support GROW.
- Act as an external face of GROW, to build brand awareness, trust, recognition and
- You may be required to carry out other duties that may reasonably be required in line
with your main duties and responsibilities
- Be mindful of child safeguarding at all times. Keep up-to-date with relevant training and
understand GROW and TTA’s safeguarding policies and procedures
- 3+ years of fundraising experience in managing corporate partnerships or events
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fluency in written and spoken
- Understanding of the corporate social responsibility landscape and the fundraising
regulation code of conduct.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
- Experience of cost control and budget management relating to events.
- Experience and confidence working with a variety of stakeholders from Major Donors to
- Proficient in IT skills.
- An understanding of grant processes and bid writing.
Nice to have
- Knowledge of the Barnet area
- Experience using social media platform
- Knowledge and interest in agroecology and sustainable food growing and education.
- Knowledge and practical application of Google Drive tools
- A passion for supporting young people in realising their potential.
- Access to the GROW Farm and 20% off produce
- Free weekly yoga on site
- Flexible working/WFH
- 28 days holiday pro rata
- Subsidised lunches
Everyone is welcome:
At GROW we’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace and are proud to be an equal opportunities
employer. We believe that uniqueness is powerful and that diversity drives innovation.
All qualified and eligible applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender,
gender identity or expression, race, national origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation or
pregnancy and maternity.
We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities; in particular those who are
currently under-represented in the charity sector including BAME and disabled candidates. We are
committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The post holder will be the key contact with our current and new donors and will focus on maintaining and developing long term relationships, raising funds and increasing the profile of the School’s Bursary Fund and Capital Appeals.
Reporting to the Director of External Relations, this outward facing role will also involve managing fundraising events and supporting the External Relations Team with school-wide projects.
A pro-active, positive and dynamic individual, you will:
- Have experience of fundraising and understand the different ways that people make donations
- Provide support and be adept at engaging different audiences
- Be an excellent communicator with an understanding of how to use and write for social media channels and websites
- Experience of using databases and data management would also be useful
The ability to be flexible is essential as this post will require that hours are sometimes worked during evenings and weekends as determined by school events.
You will join us on a full-time or part-time (minimum 4 days per week), permanent basis, and in return, you will receive a salary of up to £26,700 p.a. pro-rata. The role allows for a hybrid working model, where your time will be split between working remotely and working on site. We would be happy to discuss any flexible working requirements at interview.
An applicant information pack is available from our website.
An application form is to be submitted to the Human Resources Department by 8am on 22 August 2022.
Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with the Royal Albert Hall to recruit their new Senior Prospect Researcher. A newly crafted role in the highly successful Philanthropy Team, this post will work across revenue streams to deliver excellent prospect research.
The Senior Prospect Researcher will be responsible for the overall management of all aspects of prospect research information and will be able to advise and inform colleagues on the best relationship-based fundraising and engagement activities. You will propose creative and innovative approaches for major gift prospects and will also perform prospect research across corporate partnerships, trusts and foundations, and legacy prospects. Reporting to the Head of Philanthropy, you will be an excellent communicator and will enjoy working in an high performing team.
The selected candidate will have experience within prospect research and will be comfortable performing prospect research across a range of revenue streams. You will be able to work within a big and expanding fundraising and development team and will understand the ways in which fundraising teams work and will play a vital role in the organisation achieving its strategic objectives.
If you have any disability and would like assistance with completing an application then please contact Ryan Burdock at Prospectus.
Reporting to the Chair of the executive and Board of Trustees, the Fundraising, Comms and Supporter Manager will be a member of the executive team. They will be responsible for contributing to strategic decision making, helping to shape the Charity’s three year rolling plan and guiding us in the most effective ways to fund those plans.
The specific role will include:
Managing expansion of fundraising; creating an updated fundraising strategy; planning & forecasting fundraising activities; oversight and responsibility of communications; marketing & promotion of fundraising activities and events; growing & developing the current fundraising programme; leadership of supporter and volunteer relationships and leading on the communications for Ammalife to further marketing and PR.
Job Title: Fundraising, Communications and Supporter Manager
1) Developing and managing the fundraising strategy and donor relations:
Develop, implement, monitor, evaluate, and be accountable for the charity’s income generation, through the development of the fundraising strategy, therefore ensuring targets are achieved.
Align the fundraising strategy with the communications and marketing strategy.
Act as the organisational expert on all income generation, supporting expansion of corporate and regular givers, and expanding all relevant fundraising streams in the long term.
Ensure that Ammalife maintains and grows its current income streams, which currently primarily includes trust fundraising and regular givers.
Ensure that all income generation is undertaken in an effective and efficient way, maximising the return on investment to the charity.
Maintain oversight of CRM, current donors and their specific requirements.
Work closely with Operations Manager to align project pipeline and donor priorities.
Manage donor relations and communication together with the operations Manager.
Contribute to donor reporting, circulate donor reports, and collaborate with Programme Development Manager to ensure programmes yield donor-relevant impacts.
Support the implementation and coordination of the organisation’s annual planning cycle.
Research and develop business cases for new areas of income generation aimed to drive sustainability of income both within current fundraising streams and beyond.
Manage the implementation of new income generation projects and evaluate their effectiveness.
Providing the lead on income generating events, e.g. The Big Give.
Adhere to best practice within income generation and embed a culture of learning within the organisation.
2) Providing leadership on charity communications:
Develop and implement a communications strategy
Champion best practice, ensuring that all legal standards and best practice compliance standards are not only met but exceeded throughout all fundraising and marketing activities.
Designing and managing effective marketing & communications that support the fundraising efforts in partnership with Operations Manager and volunteers.
Communicate effectively, both internally and externally, ensuring a flow of communication across the organisation, sharing information, success and good practice.
Keep close contact with our patrons, keep them informed about projects and the Charity’s activities in general. Draw on their expertise, experience and contacts to increase the profile of the Charity
Act as a key external spokesperson, and play an active role in building the organisation’s profile locally and nationally.
Working closely with the Operations Manager to organise an annual event to showcase the Charity’s work.
work closely with consultant website developer volunteers and operations manager to maintain website and develop engaging content
3) Leading on growth of supporters and volunteers through effective engagement:
Ensure that the donor journey for all Ammalife contacts effectively managed.
Act as point of contact for ammalife volunteers and supporters
Play an active role with the charity’s most significant supporters, ensuring that excellent relationships are cultivated and maintained and effective asks are made, ultimately maximising income.
To develop and maintain constructive personal relationships with existing and potential donors and supporters.
Researching and identifying future prospects, e.g. high net-worth individuals, philanthropists, corporations.
Co-ordinating approaches to individuals and organisations ensuring their appropriate introduction to the work of the Charity.
Working with schools and voluntary organisations to build the Charity’s profile.
4) Senior Management:
As a member of the Executive Team, play an active and integral role in updating the organisation’s strategic plan and helping to shape the future direction of the charity.
Ensure effective governance, actioning board decisions as required and producing regular reports and updates.
Advise the executive on good practice.
Undertakine any other reasonable duties to support the work of Ammalife.
Complying with the Charity’s policy and procedure at all times.
Work on relevant policies for the organisation.
Occasional out-of-office hours work may be required as will some travel within the UK.
For full details of to job and person specification please see the attached recruitment pack when clicking the "apply" button.
Please note CV's without cover letters will not be considered.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This an ideal opportunity for a seasoned and skilled fundraiser to join a high-performing team. You will be key to the continued steep growth curve of Beat, both within Partnerships and more broadly across the Marketing & Income Generation (MIG) Team. Since 2019/20 Beat has doubled income to £5.2m. A majority of this growth has been under Partnerships. Our target for 2022/23 is £8m of which £6.8m sits within Partnerships.
The role’s purpose is to maximise income and mutual value from a range of enduring partnerships across the corporate sector, public sector, trusts and major donor (philanthropy). A successful candidate will need to demonstrate extensive experience within at least 2 of these 4 disciplines. They will also be a member of the 4 person senior leadership team of the MIG directorate.
The postholder would have the pleasure of leading a passionate, dedicated and capable team, with a fantastic team spirit. Fundraising enjoys excellent support and buy-in from across the charity and from trustees. There is a high level of commitment to providing Partnerships with the information and collaboration required to excel.
Beat offers 5.25 weeks of annual leave + bank holidays which increases after 2 years, by a day a year to a maximum of 6 weeks. Additionally Beat provides membership of a Cash Plan Scheme to all employees and offers flexible working.
To apply, please download and complete the application form from the website. Completed application forms should be uploaded via the form on this page by 9am on Monday 15th August.
(Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.)
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Edinburgh Food Project was set up with the purpose of providing emergency food supplies and support to people in crisis, working with partners and communities to address underlying causes of food poverty. Established in 2012 and supporting the people of Edinburgh and the surrounding areas across seven foodbanks, the project also operates a money advice service and holistic all-round support to the community.
The Organisation is in the process of developing a new strategy and expanding the services provided. This change will reflect the Scottish Government Consultation: Ending the Need for Foodbanks, and the Poverty Commission’s Report, A Just Capital.
To support this transition the Edinburgh Food Project are looking to appoint a new Fundraising Manager who will be the strategic and operational lead for fundraising in the organisation.
You will have the following key responsibilities:
- Oversee and develop all areas of the fundraising operation to ensure that support is maximised from all income streams
- Through the development and monitoring of robust plans and strategies, deliver on all agreed fundraising objectives and financial targets
- Recruit, lead and effectively manage the fundraising team in accordance with EFP’s policies and best practice
- Develop stewardship and engagement programmes that increase lifetime value of current supporters and recruit new supporters
- Embed a fundraising culture throughout EFP that maximises all opportunities for engagement and support
You will be passionate about supporting an organisation that provides all-round support to the community and vulnerable people in need. Demonstrable experience of all aspects of fundraising and management is necessary as well as achieving targets and managing a portfolio of funders and supporters. You will be hands on and proactive and willing to be part of a small but supportive team, working closely with the Director to ensure the sustainability of the organisation
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The primary functions of the role are to:
- Be responsible for engaging, inspiring, and developing a new demographic of supporters across the education sector alongside the retention of an existing and loyal supporter base
- Refresh and expand Lepra’s bank of education material, with a specific focus on links to the KS2 and KS3 curriculum
- Work closely with colleagues in India and Bangladesh to develop a “buddy” programme
- Achieve an annual unrestricted income target
The successful candidate will have experience of some of the following;
- Managing a strong pipeline via telephone, remote, or face to face negotiations to generate fundraising income
- Demonstrable experience of developing meaningful, lasting, and positive relationships to inspire and motivate supporters on a consistent basis
- Strong problem-solving ability and confidence to bring in new ideas and drive them forward
- Use of CRM databases, processing of information and maintaining records
They will be
- Ambitious, self-motivated, and adaptable to make the most of this exciting opportunity
- A self-starter, able to work accurately on own initiative and to tight deadlines in a team environment
- Be able to work in a team and to demonstrate a flexible approach to work
- Able to analyse and act on data
- An effective communicator both verbally and in writing, adapting style to suit the audience, for example supporters, colleagues, partners, NGOs
- Commitment to the principles of the charity sector and values of Lepra
They must be a car owner and be able to use the car for business travel
Amongst our benefits are;
- Contributory pension
- 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
- Free Life Assurance to four times salary
- Study and professional fees support
- Cycle Scheme
- Opportunity to visit our programmes in India & Bangladesh
Please apply with a cover letter and CV. We will start our processes upon receipt of applications and may choose to close the application process early.
We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sections of society and from applicants who do not meet the full criteria but are looking for a step up in their career. We cannot offer sponsorship so you must have the right to work in the UK.
Please ensure that your cover letter explains your motivations for applying and how you meet the criteria for the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Chief Executive Officer
Part time, 17.5 - 21 hours (2.5 - 3 days) per week, negotiable for the right candidate
Salary: £34-36,000 (pro rata)
Location: Office base in N1, London with flexible work options
Flexible hours offered - you will need to ensure your time in the office overlaps with other staff.
About Maths on Toast
Maths on Toast is the family maths charity. Our vision is to become the go-to voluntary organisation for family maths in the UK, transforming children’s and parents’ experience of doing maths together.
Founded in 2012 we have historically worked with families and communities, primarily in Camden, Brent and surrounding London boroughs. We are currently developing our operations to widen and expand our national reach. Our mission is to help every family feel positive, empowered and inspired about maths – that maths is something that they can do and enjoy, overcoming barriers such as negative attitudes to maths and maths anxiety. Find out more about what we do, why and our story.
We engage families in hands-on, exploratory, creative maths activities and work collaboratively with libraries, community settings, schools, family learning teams, charities and arts organisations to offer a wide range of fun events, projects, programmes, products and services. Our charity has big ambitions to grow in the coming years, further developing programmes of work that can extend our reach.
If you believe that children and parents should be empowered and supported to feel positive about learning, and you would like to lead a dynamic and innovative charity, then we welcome your application.
About the role
This is a varied role with opportunities to network, fundraise, advocate, project manage and ultimately bring together a small group of 3 part-time staff to achieve amazing things. A friendly and committed Board of Trustees will support you to achieve the charities and your personal development goals.
You will maintain our commitment to emotionally-aware engagement with mathematics seeking awe, inspiration, exploration and enjoyment and avoiding, or addressing, anxiety and alienation
Strategic fundraising and income generation
Lead and develop the charity’s fundraising strategy to ensure continued growth, with support from Advisors and Board of Trustees
Provide a compelling vision that Trustees can champion and get behind to support
Proactively seek new opportunities and partnerships to generate income including corporate, statutory and community partners, being open to collaboration
Write and submit funding applications and impact reports
Partnership building, relationships and marketing
Develop, implement and evaluate a strategic framework to support organisational goals and craft stakeholder engagement.
Represent the charity at events and present our work to stakeholders which could include community educators, local authorities, library teams, teachers or families
Network and develop relationships with local and national partners to generate productive and beneficial relationships for the charity
Leadership and project management
Manage funded projects and programmes to ensure deliverables are achieved, deadlines are met, quality of experience and output are good and effective evaluation systems are in place
Assess the viability, capacity and resources needed for potential new projects to ensure they align with the charity’s strategic aims
Maintain a strong understanding of existing projects, programmes, products and activities, so as to be able to present and demonstrate them
Oversee the continued development of training programmes, including the training of staff to confidently deliver these effectively
Lead the implementation of the Maths on Toast strategic plans in collaboration with and reporting to the Board of Trustees
Drive forward ongoing development and implementation of organisational policy such as safeguarding, equality, diversity and inclusion
Support the team and Trustees to ensure smooth monthly financial processes incl. budget management and annual account reconciliation
Ensure the Annual Report is written and produced to a high standard
Empathy and commitment to champion our approach to stakeholders and funders
Passionate and motivated fundraiser with experience within the charity sector
Entrepreneurial mindset who is not afraid to try new things
Relationship builder, with experience making new connections and collaborations
Organised and strategic, whilst being flexible to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
Knowledge of formal and informal primary education and child-led learning approaches.
Understanding of, and ability to explain, disseminate and justify our commitment to a creative maths approach for different audiences
Insight of working with local authorities, procuring service delivery contracts etc
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Project management skills and experience
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for a dynamic, experienced fundraiser with the expertise and skills to help us develop and optimise our partnerships programme.
You will be proactive in engaging and building relationships with existing and new partners including philanthropists, corporates and other organisations. You will have excellent networking and stewardship skills to generate long-term and sustainable support, both financial and gifts-in-kind.
You will work with the Read for Good team to marry our charitable programmes with funders, write compelling support cases and report evidenced results and impact to both funders and the Read for Good board. You will have good financial acumen, able to manage budgets and driven to ensure that financial targets are met.
Read for Good is a national charity committed to improving the lives of children in schools and hospitals across the UK. We are a talented, inquisitive, supportive bunch who share a passion for making a difference in the world. Alongside our wider team of freelancers, volunteers and trustees, we thrive in a culture that encourages curiosity, collaboration and creativity. We love new ideas and the challenge of making them happen. Our distinctive branding, enthusiasm for internal and external partnership, and high professional standards mean we punch above our weight.
We pride ourselves on our charity’s impact. Whether it’s featuring on BBC One’s Children in Need appeal show, BBC Radio 4’s Charity Appeal, or hosting events for tens of thousands of children with the likes of Greg James, Bear Grylls and Michael Rosen - we always aim high and drive for results.
We believe people benefit from working together, so our family-friendly roles are based in modern, light and plant-filled offices with free parking, just a 5-minute walk from the lovely shops and cafes in the beautiful Cotswolds market town of Nailsworth.
Job title: Partnerships Manager
Reports to: Head of Development, working closely with the rest of the team
Requirements: Full-time, 35 hours a week, largely office-based role, with flexibility depending on circumstances
Location: The Cotswolds town of Nailsworth, Gloucestershire GL6 0BS. Due to location, transport is desirable; some national travel will be required on occasion
Salary from £32,000 subject to experience
25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
Office closed between Christmas and New Year
Flexible, caring, people-centred culture
Training and internal opportunities to support career development
Access to a free 24/7 confidential counselling service
Ample free parking and bike racks
Spacious offices with different break out areas including sofas, standing workspace and riverside outside space
Regular office socials, free tea and coffee, and office book swap!
Optimise income from partners across the UK to reach and exceed fundraising targets, to support Read for Good’s range of programmes
Develop new, and steward existing, partnerships with like-minded individuals and organisations
Research, develop, implement and review an annual plan for partnership fundraising applications to meet agreed financial targets
Create compelling proposals based on Read for Good’s charitable activities that meet funders’/partners’ needs
Oversee Read for Good’s publisher relationships: maintain promotional income on school resources (c.£40k p.a.); secure gifts in kind benefits including book donations and author events; keep abreast of broad changes in the publishing sector
Provide an excellent standard of reporting and stewardship to funders and partners, ensuring their contribution is appropriately recognised, valued and actively acknowledged, driving long-term relationships
Ensure details of support and donations are accurately recorded on Read for Good’s Salesforce CRM system
Ideal skills and experience
A successful track record of delivering results within fundraising, sales or a similar role for a minimum of two years
Excellent networking, stewardship and influencing skills, articulate and persuasive written and verbal communication skills
Experience of liaising with and managing high level supporters and stakeholders
Strong planning and organisational skills including project planning, team working, evaluation and reporting, self-management and able to work calmly under pressure to meet multiple deadlines
Accomplished user of IT and database systems
A proactive and energetic personality, flexible and enthusiastic
Highly self-motivated, ambitious and results-driven; ready to seize new opportunities, research and source new ideas
Able to think strategically to match Read for Good’s activities with partner organisations aims, values and mission
Financially literate, with good numeracy skills, able to work to a high professional standard
Data-savvy with an appreciation of CRM systems (experience of Salesforce an advantage)
Able to command the respect of funders and other organisations, demonstrating a maturity to manage a wide range of relationships in a positive manner
Supportive of Read for Good’s mission of getting kids in the UK reading for pleasure
General requirements of all staff
Policies and Procedures – to work with good governance and compliance, in line with Read for Good’s policies
Best Practice - adhere to the highest standards of best practice, including the Fundraising Regulator’s Code of Practice and other relevant legislation
Confidentiality – maintain a strict confidentiality of information
Flexibility - a willingness to work outside office hours, travel, and make overnight stays on occasion when required
Working in a small team - a ‘hands-on’ and ‘can-do’ attitude
How to Apply
Send a CV along with a covering letter telling us why you want to work for us and how you meet the personal qualities (maximum 800 words).
For a copy of this job spec, please visit the Join our Team page on our website
Application deadline Wednesday 27th July 2022
Interviews may include written and verbal tasks
Role likely to start mid August/early September
There will be a three month probationary period
This role is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and suitable references
Equality and Diversity
Read for Good celebrates the diversity of the communities in which we work and is fully committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender or disability.
Send a CV along with a covering letter telling us why you want to work for us and how you meet the personal qualities (maximum 800 words). We are actively interviewing - early applications will be prioritised until the position is filled. Role to start as soon as possible, ideally late August / September 2022. There will be a three month probationary period. This role is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and suitable references. For other roles, please go to the Join our Team page on our website.
ould you like a people-focussed role where every day you have a direct impact on funding life-saving science?
We are looking for an engaging, ambitious, and highly organised individual to be our new Fundraising Manager for Devon & Cornwall This is a great opportunity to cover a fundraising patch which has massive potential for growth.
Whether your background is in the private, public or third sector, here are the skills and attributes we are looking for:
- Great communication skills – able to develop relationships, empathise with diverse audiences, and bring the BHF to life and tell stories that influence and motivate
- Ambitious and proactive
- Tenacity and resilience
- Strong planning and prioritisation skills, working at pace and managing multiple deadlines
- Data driven - able to provide insight and analysis to identify and nurture opportunities
- Creative thinker with exceptional problem-solving skills
- Business acumen, with proven experience of meeting and exceeding targets and working to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
- A track record of writing proposals that are engaging and concise
About the role
In this role, you’ll recruit, manage, and support volunteer fundraisers within the community. Identifying, develop and steward new relationships with corporate supporters, fundraising groups, and high value prospects, you’ll inspire and bring out the best in our supporters, enabling them to achieve their fundraising goals and reach their potential.
You will understand your supporters’ motivations and help them to support the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in the way that appeals to them. All while ensuring you offer excellent levels of communication; fundraising guidance; suitably recognise their contribution; and demonstrate the impact of their support.
Joining a brave, informed, compassionate, and driven team, you’ll work with colleagues and volunteers to unlock new opportunities. You'll have the opportunity to make a real difference and impact in your community, help grow our BHF supporter network, and raise funds to power remarkable research breakthroughs.
This is a rewarding and fast-paced role, in a regional field team where no two days are the same.
We are happy to consider applications from candidates who wish to work four days per week as well as those who wish to work full-time.
This is a field-based role covering Devon & Cornwall. You will need to live in Devon & Cornwall or be able to relocate to this region.
You'll need a full UK driving licence, access to a car, and the ability to work evenings and weekends where required. You can work under your own initiative from a home base whilst still contributing positively to your regional team.
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Strategy, Igniting Change, along with our internal EDI group, Kaleidoscope, and a growing number of employee network groups (our Affinity Groups), help us create an environment where all our colleagues and volunteers can succeed.
What can we offer you?
Our MyBHF Career Academy provides you with support, inspiration, and opportunities to help you unlock your full potential.
Our generous staff benefits include:
- 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Private medical insurance
- Dental health cover
- Contribution towards gym membership
- Pension with employer contribution up to 10%
- Life assurance
We have been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) for our Live Well. Work Well. Programme. Heart health is central to our mission, and that starts with you. We provide a programme of activities, opportunities, and guidance to inspire and support you to live a healthy and happy life, at home and at work.
How do I apply?
It’s quick and easy to apply for a role at the BHF. Just click on the apply button below. All you’ll need is an up-to-date CV and a supporting statement, outlining your interest in the role and how you meet the role’s criteria.
As part of our commitment to be an inclusive employer and ensure fairness and consistency in selecting the best candidate for this role, the BHF will use anonymous CV software as part of the application journey.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.
What is the interview process?
Interviews will be held virtually via MS Teams.
We are a small and dynamic charity, entrepreneurial in style and collaborative in process. We are values led, passionate about our partner approach and driven by the communities with work with. We are experts in what we do and are passionate about the approach we take.
We really like the people that work for us. They are our best asset and without them, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do. We have worked really hard to create a flexible and rewarding working environment that gets the best out of each of them and enables them to deliver the quality of work that we strive for. We are an inclusive team, with progressive policies in place, including an enhanced maternity and paternity package, and care passionately about diversity and representation. We are also committed to promoting positive health among all our staff, supporting those that need it and challenging stigmas against mental ill-health that exist in the workplace.
We actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds, but particularly people with disabilities or direct experience of living with children with disabilities. We also encourage applicants from African diaspora or heritage, and people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, as these groups are currently under-represented in our team.
About the role
This is an exciting time to join Able Child Africa to lead our new team as we look to invest and grow our fundraising and communications capabilities. Leading a team of three to four fundraisers, this role will lead the strategic development of our fundraising and communications stream of work. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in the running of a small organisation, reporting directly to the CEO and inputting into the Board. The role will have a particular focus on cultivating and owning our corporate and major donor giving portfolio, building new partnerships and devising new creative strategies for engagement. You will help to develop and maintain our high-quality brand, raising awareness of the charity and supporting with the development and delivery of any public facing campaigns to raise the profile of the organisation.
The key accountabilities are to:
- Support the delivery of Able Child Africa’s mission and values by providing leadership and technical expertise to the fundraising and communications team.
- Build and lead an unrestricted fundraising strategy and be responsible for driving that strategy to secure unrestricted funds.
- Build effective relationships with senior stakeholders, corporates and HNW individuals that build a supporter journey to ensure maximum income is achieved.
- Manage the external communications from the organisation, ensuring a positive, progressive and consistent narrative for the organisation, in line with its core values.
- Oversee Able Child Africa’s key public and corporate fundraising events, maximizing our unrestricted income efforts and stakeholder engagement.
You will have the ability to lead a high performing team across a number of fundraising areas. You will also have an ability to build new relationships, recruiting new high net worth and corporate donors into the organisation. You will utilise your creativity to broaden awareness of the organisation, building on our existing income streams and diversifying our overall income portfolio. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to step up to a Head level, or someone established at that level looking for more flexibility. We will be looking for a candidate who can demonstrate their enthusiasm for the role and the work we do, and who can help develop and deliver an achievable fundraising strategy
If you think this is you, then we would love to hear from you. See the Job Pack for details on how to apply.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Do you share our vision of challenging disability through outdoor adventure? We are looking for a passionate individual who is an experienced Trust Fundraiser as well as an experienced Manager to join our fun vibrant team.
Calvert Exmoor is a national charity perched on the edge of Wistlandpound Reservoir and in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the edge of Exmoor, our award-winning activity centre offers accessible breaks for people with physical, learning, behavioural and sensory disabilities, while our incredible staff help to provide life-changing experiences through a selection of adventurous outdoor activities.
We are reliant on fundraising to support the charity's core work and development needs, therefore it is vital that you have experience working in an organisation that is heavily dependant on fundraising in order to meet its objectives. This is a key management role and as such you will be part of the Senior Management Team, having full input into the direction and strategy of the organisation.
You will need to be a self-starter with excellent written skills, the ability to build a rapport quickly, be self-motivated with top class organisational skills and able to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines. You will need to have an optimistic outlook, be solution focused and be comfortable managing and developing a small and ambitious team.
If you are able to demonstrate a track record of securing income and developing opportunities successfully and, as befits a smaller team, are highly organised and focused, and open to some element of flexible working we’d love to hear form you.
What we are looking for:
- Have an optimistic outlook, be solution focused and be happy working within an ambitious team with targets to achieve.
- You will enjoy building strong relationships both internally and externally with GMTs, businesses and community groups who want to support our work.
- You will bring the ability to write compelling and inspiring content.
- Excellent written and report writing skills with experience of gathering, analysing and interpreting complex information to write high-quality, tailored proposals/reports.
- Good verbal communication skills.
- A self-starter, with the ability to plan, organise and prioritise workloads and work under pressure to meet tight timescales and strict deadlines.
- Excellent research skills and demonstratable experience with key trust funding resources.
- A positive and passionate team player with the ability to work within a small but busy team.
- Good IT skills and the ability to use databases (preferably Donorfy) and electronic systems for recording information. Excellent excel skills would be an advantage.
- Experience of working against and successfully achieving set income targets.
- Whilst the marketing element is supervisory, marketing and communications experience with the ability to understand and direct content across multiple media packages would be an advantage.
- Generous holiday allowance
- Employee Assistance Programme
- A stunning work location
- On-site parking
- A collaborative and friendly work environment
- Exciting training and progression opportunities
- The chance to make a real difference in the work you do
If you feel you could bring the right qualities, skills and experience to this exciting role and help in our mission to challenge disability through outdoor adventure, we’d love to hear from you!
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of Philanthropy
Location: Home based with regular travel to London or Agile working (working two days from our London office and from home)
Pay: £45,992.41 to £51,147.93pa or £48,638.51 to £53,794.00 per annum (including London weighting).
Hours: 35 hours per week
Imagine being part of an organisation whose common purpose is to help those who are severely impacted by mental illness. Here at Rethink Mental Illness and Mental Health UK we are a passionate group of people and are driven to make a difference.
We are able to make that difference due to generous donations from our wonderful supporters and we wouldn’t be able to deliver the diverse services that we do, without them. Which is why philanthropy has been identified as a new and lucrative income stream for Mental Health UK and Rethink Mental Illness, through the research completed by Bill Bruty and his team.
We know that growing our philanthropy programme will actively help us reach more people who need help and support. We believe that everyone should be treated with respect and dignity – and that’s why equity is one of our core values. We understand the importance of drawing on the expertise, unique perspectives and lived experience of our people – regardless of who they are or their background – to help us become an inclusive and anti-racist employer, campaigning organisation and service provider that reflects the diverse communities we support as a leading mental health charity.
To take us on our new and exciting journey, we are looking for an experienced Head of Philanthropy to join our passionate team of fundraisers. The successful person will develop and implement an effective Philanthropy fundraising strategy for both organisations, that supports income growth and ensures that we deepen our relationships with existing donors and proactively engage new supporters.
You will need exceptional relationship management skills as you work collaboratively across Fundraising, Partnerships, Senior Leadership and the wider organisations. You will also be a strong and creative communicator with excellent verbal and written skills, which will allow you to develop compelling proposals, create memorable engagement opportunities and produce detailed reports for donors and prospects.
So, if you are a proactive Philanthropy professional who is keen to make their mark in the mental health sector and help us set up our Philanthropy programme from the beginning, why not be part of our future and join us in our newly created Head of Philanthropy role? Apply today!
More information can be found in the job description.
We offer a wide range of support. Some of our benefits include:
- PULSE – your rewards, wellbeing, and benefits platform. Providing access to thousands of discounts and benefits including cashback; reloadable cards; savings etc. A Wellbeing hub that gives physical, emotional, and mental health support. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with access to appointments.
- Taking time for you: we work flexibly –you get to choose where you work, managing your own diary. We have generous annual leave, starting at 25 rising to 30 days, plus bank holidays, as well as your birthday off.
- Planning for the future: We have a contributory pension scheme.
- Structured Corporate Induction: Onboarding you into the Charity supporting your wellbeing along the way.
- £300 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £300 when you introduce a friend or family member
Closing date is 9am 30th August 2022.
Interviews will take place week commencing 5th September 2022 and will consist of Competency/Behavioural interview and a presentation, which will be provided closer to the date.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
WR Fundraising Recruitment is incredibly proud to be working with a brilliant and inspirational charity that works with children and adults with autism and their families. They offer support from a team of trained, enthusiastic and kind staff that are autism specialists as well as volunteers.
This fantastic charity is looking for an experienced fundraising professional to join their small yet ambitious and driven fundraising team to help them raise the funds they need to enable them to continue with their highly important work. They need someone willing to roll up their sleeves, get stuck in and really put their own stamp on things. This is an amazing opportunity for the right fundraiser to join a team with big ideas at a point of exciting growth.
Head of Fundraising
Hybrid Working (2 - 3 days a week in office)
Full Time – Permanent
London or Birmingham
Salary – Up to £50,000 per Annum
Duties will include:
- Working with the CEO and the wider team to develop their fundraising streams (trusts and foundations, corporates and major donors)
- Steward and develop relationships with an already established portfolio of supporters and donors
- Research and build relationships with new trusts and foundations, corporates and major donors
- Develop and implement a process for gathering new potential funders and donors
- Help to guide and lead the organisation through membership of the Senior Management Team
The ideal candidate will have:
- A proven track record of fundraising with trusts and foundations, corporates and major donors
- Confidence in working with budgets
- Excellent writing and speaking skills
- The ability to think creatively and strategically about fundraising opportunities
- Experience of event planning and management
To apply and for further information, please email a copy of your CV in the first instance.
WR Fundraising Recruitment are passionate about bringing together talented fundraising professionals with fantastic organisations. We’d love to hear from you if you are looking for a new fundraising opportunity.