Strategic Fundraising Manager Jobs in London
Are you looking for a dynamic and rewarding role working for an organisation with the feminist agenda at the core of its ethos? Then Advance Charity could be the career choice for you!
We are looking for a Head of Fundraising
Salary: £48,000 - £58,000
Hours: 35 Hours per week
This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Please note: Any offer of employment will be made subject to references, confirmation of the right to work in the UK, and satisfactory enhanced DBS check. This role is also subject to Police Vetting.
Advance is an award-winning and innovative women-only organisation, established in 1998, providing emotional and practical support to women and girls survivors of domestic abuse and supporting women with short-term sentences to reduce offending. We believe in empowering women and girls to lead safe, non-violent, equal lives so that they can flourish and contribute to the community.
We are a community-based organisation who lead in best practice approaches to supporting women in their local community. We achieve this by being available to meet and support women in local settings and at our women’s centres, and by working in close partnership with other agencies.
Our values are to listen and support, to empower and respect, collaboration, innovation, and accountability.
About the role:
A new opportunity has arisen at Advance for a Head of Fundraising to spearhead the organisation’s approach on raising income and growth from corporates, individuals, trusts and foundations. As a member of the Senior Management Team, this role will integrate their knowledge, success and experience to drive our strategy, whilst building their team of experts.
To be successful as the Head of Fundraising you will need the below experience and skills:
You will bring your proven knowledge and experience within the fundraising landscape including and working with HNWI. With the ability to effectively design and deliver on projects, establish and build partnerships and capably secure and manage funding above 5 million. Ideally the successful candidate will have or is ready to embark on working as part of the Senior Management Team and able to demonstrate strong management competencies at a senior level.
About the Team
Advance’s Grants Manager (Trusts & Foundations) and Philanthropy Manager (Corporates & Donors) will report into this role.
How to apply:
Please submit your up-to-date CV with a supporting statement. Please note that only applications made via the job advert on the Advance careers page, and those that include a cover letter will be considered.
· Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 3 December 2023 @ 23:59
· Interviews are taking place on a rolling basis
*Advance reserves the right to close the advert early, or on the appointment of a candidate.
What we can offer you - Employee Benefits:
- A 35-hour working week
- An exceptional 30 days of paid holiday per year (pro rata for part time), PLUS public holidays on top (that's nearly 40 days paid holiday per year!)
- Additional days off to celebrate International Women’s Day, and for religious observance and moving home
- Perkbox - an employee discount platform where you can receive free rewards as well as take advantage of savings on clothes, groceries, travel, leisure and more
- Pension scheme
- Enhanced maternity/adoption provision
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
- Employee eye-care scheme
- Clinical supervision for front line staff and first line management roles
- Refer a Friend Scheme - £250 for each referral who passes probation
- Organisation wide away days
- Thorough induction and training
- Career development pathways
Under the Equality Act 2010, we are required to make any reasonable adjustments. If you have a disability as defined under this act and/or have special needs, please email the Talent Acquisition Team via the Advance website and will aim to make the necessary arrangements to accommodate your needs.
Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunities
We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and actively seek to recruit people from groups underrepresented in our current team. We have policies and processes in place to ensure that all employees are offered an equal opportunity in recruitment and selection, promotion, training, pay and benefits.
Advance is committed to safeguarding and creating a culture of zero-tolerance of harm and expects all staff, including volunteers to share this commitment. We believe all individuals have the right to live their life free from violence and abuse and the right to feel and be safe. We have a suite of safeguarding policies, procedures and practice guidance, accessible to all staff, which promotes safeguarding and safer working practices across all our services and activities. When we recruit staff, we follow rigorous safer recruitment practices, this involves carrying out pre-employment checks including references, Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks, and identity checks. We ensure all staff undertake mandatory safeguarding training relevant to their role and responsibilities, to empower them to be competent and feel confident in recognising and responding appropriately to safeguarding issues and promote wellbeing.
About the role:
In this role, you will be responsible for driving forward a successful programme of fundraising from the corporate sector, cultivating strong relationships with existing and prospective partners in a way which communicates the values of the charity and builds potential for long term support.
This will include day-to-day account management, prospecting partners research and developing tailored applications, presentations, pitches, and proposals to win new business. Your role will have line management duties, overseeing the Corporate Partnerships Officer and Engagement and Volunteer Coordinator to develop plans for expanding the current partnerships, find new ones, and develop new corporate fundraising and volunteering concepts.
While your primary focus will be on nurturing and developing corporate relationships, you will also support other income generation opportunities such as in-year appeals and fundraising events.
The postholder will be required to work 2 days in our head office in Kings Cross, with the rest of the working week from home.
- Demonstrable experience of successfully generating five-figure funds from the corporate sector and account handling commercial client relationships within a fundraising environment, including Charity of the Year partnerships.
- Proven business development track record.
- Experience of developing targeted applications and proposals to the corporate sector, with a proven ability to present the charity’s work in a compelling way that resonates with corporate audiences and articulates the mutual benefits of prospective partnerships.
- Proven experience of developing good working relationships both within the charity and corporate sectors, including negotiating with and influencing decision makers at all levels.
- Experience of project management and analysis, monitoring and evaluation and running projects to deadline; highly numerate and attentive to detail.
- Entrepreneurial, results-driven and able to work on own initiative and also as part of a team; meeting deadlines under pressure.
Single Homeless Project is a London-wide charity. Our vision is of a society where everyone has a place to call home and the chance to live a fulfilling life.
We help single Londoners by preventing homelessness, providing support and accommodation, promoting wellbeing, enhancing opportunity, and being a voice for change. From supporting people in crisis to helping people take the final steps towards independence and employment, we make a difference to 10,000 lives every year across all 32 boroughs.
We offer you more than a job; we offer you a chance to be part of a compassionate, driven team that's committed to making a real difference in people's lives. You'll have the opportunity to lead, co-create, and inspire change while enjoying a collaborative, growth-oriented environment.
Join us in creating a brighter, more hopeful future for individuals in need.
Please note we will be interviewing candidates as suitable applications are received, please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close applications early.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
Work alongside the Head of Fundraising and Partnerships Management on the implementation of the fundraising strategy, in line with changing landscape with a core focus on trusts and foundations, corporate partnerships, , company giving and general appeals;
Collaborate on ideas for creative sponsorship and funding opportunities in line with our strategic ambitions, supporting with the creation and presentation of funding proposals and identifying suitable donors and sponsors;
Work with key stakeholders, including our policy and programme delivery teams to scope and develop exciting new project proposals;
Maintain an effective database of contacts and stakeholders.
Support the management of existing donor relationships through working closely with the Programme Management Teams across the organisation;
Ensure all funding and sponsorship terms and conditions are acknowledged, recorded and completed in a timely fashion;
Accurately maintain and update records and databases, ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as any legal requirements;
Contribute to high-quality donor stewardship for existing and new partners, through timely communication, gift acknowledgement, and tailored stewardship
Work closely with other key functions and Teams on cross-team and organisation-wide initiatives as relevant, e.g., on workplace culture, capacity building;
Responsible for managing the Fundraising team inbox, ensuring any queries and requests are responded to or escalated in a timely manner;
Represent the organisation externally as required;
Stay abreast of donor trends, youth empowerment, and other topics relevant to the role and the organisation;
Adhere to The Diana Award’s safeguarding policies and procedures, escalating any issues arising to the Designated Safeguarding Leads.
Undertake any other reasonable duties as may be required including occasional travel around UK or abroad necessitating overnight stays
If you are interested in applying but aren’t sure that you have all of the skills and experience, please do still apply. We are open to learning on the job and supporting the development of the successful candidate so that they are able to do the job to the best of their ability.
Contribution to / previous experience working on Successful income generation and development activity, including funding applications, managing key partners, supporting with delivering on income generation strategy, leading income generation initiatives on time and within budget to the satisfaction of all parties;
Experience developing fundraising material to prospects and funders, including pitch decks, periodic updates, and other donor-specific communication support;
Experience working with at least one of the following income streams: Trusts & Foundations corporate fundraising, and/or individual giving, and willingness to explore other income streams as per business needs..
Good knowledge of the third sector, in the UK and/or Europe/abroad;
Knowledge of budget and financial management, including setting, monitoring and reporting on budgets;
Knowledge of restricted and unrestricted funding.
IT and database management skills, including Microsoft365, and using CRM databases.
Excellent organisational, and planning skills and ability to set and meet deadlines.
Excellent written and verbal communication kills including confident presentation and influencing skills, and the ability to write persuasive and engaging content
Excellent decision-making and the ability to exercise sound judgement;
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills across internal and external stakeholders
Passionate about social justice and supporting young people to reach their full potential
Entrepreneurial, innovative, personable, collaborative, and good at working both in a team and under your own initiative
Flexible and dynamic, with an ability to adapt and respond quickly to a fast-changing environment
Able to quickly build credibility internally and externally
Open-minded and able or willing to thrive in a multicultural, diverse team, workplace, and network of partners
The role will close to new applicants on Monday 11 December at 9am, and we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, so we encourage early applications!
All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application within five working days.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
A rare and exciting opportunity to support the fundraising, strategic development and impact evaluation of a wide range of Charities in the UK, as part of a friendly and supportive consulting team.
Charity Fundraising Ltd provides a comprehensive range of fundraising, strategic consultancy and evaluation services to Charities and other not-for-profit organisations. Established in 2000, our services range from grant and contract bid writing and review, to developing fundraising strategies, developing M&E frameworks and undertaking project evaluations. We also offer a range of strategic support, mentoring and training.
We are seeking an exceptional fundraiser who can offer a strong track record of driving organisational growth in the voluntary sector. A successful track record of experience in two or more of the following areas is essential:
- Achieving major grant funding from trusts, foundations, lottery distributors, public sector agencies or similar.
- Planning and developing successful fundraising strategies and action plans.
- Undertaking voluntary sector project evaluations / developing M&E frameworks.
- Planning and developing successful contract tender submissions.
The role is varied and interesting - managing a portfolio of clients and supporting them directly or strategically with their fundraising, impact evaluation and organisational development. Our consultants are all employees and we work closely together as a supportive team.
Based from home with ad hoc client and team meetings (all travel paid), mostly within England
Benefits include: 24 days paid annual leave (pro rata), 4% employers pension contribution, potential cash / annual leave bonus, CPD budget and paid CPD time.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
London has an amazing outdoor heritage with 17 city farms and over 2,000 community gardens delivering services and community development to hundreds of thousands in London and the surrounding areas.
Spitalfields City Farm is a two-acre, free-entry, urban oasis located a stone’s throw from the City of London that offers a unique and creative natural environment for all to enjoy. The Farm has been a safe space for everyone in the Tower Hamlets community for over 40 years. We work with a wide range of people to help them to experience the full range of benefits from being outdoors: gardening, harvesting, cooking vegetables, caring for animals, volunteering and taking part in events. We provide opportunities that empower people, helping them gain new skills and confidence to improve their employability, combat loneliness and make new friends.
Our vision is to create a space for all, that empowers people to make positive change to their lives, our community, and the planet.
About the role:
We are looking for a motivated and talented Community Fundraising Manager who will help us to implement a comprehensive community fundraising plan and develop a membership strategy in order to grow and diversify Spitalfields City Farm’s voluntary income, to fund our education, community and wellbeing work.
The postholder will grow our non-profit income and expand our pool of donors, to promote the financial security and sustainability of the Farm.
The postholder will cover the whole spectrum of fundraising duties and needs to think strategically and work operationally. They will need to be confident in representing the Farm externally and coordinate and maintain strong working relationships.
Please email your current CV and statement (no more than two pages) outlining why you are applying for the role and how you meet the specific requirements of the person specification, outlined in the Job Description
We will be basing who will shortlist for interview entirely on the answers provided.
We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are underrepresented throughout the city farm movement.
Closing Date: December 19th 2023.
Interviews: w/c 15th January 2024 to be held in person.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job Title: Community Fundraising Manager
Salary range/pay band: £38,000
Reports to: Head of Supporter Engagement
Direct reports: Community Fundraisers
Location: Shooting Star House – Hampton, Christopher’s – Guildford, and from home as agreed with line Manager, subject to review
Main purpose of job
Community is at the heart of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices and this role is vital to the delivery of our amazing Community Fundraising programme. This role will oversee the management and strategic development of our diverse Community Fundraising portfolio to raise income, build relationships and engage with our community audiences, building support across Small Businesses, Education and Youth Groups, Sports Clubs, Gifts in Celebration, Religious Groups, ‘Friends of’ Groups, Philanthropic Groups/Clubs and ‘Do Your Own Fundraising’.
This post will lead the Community Fundraising team with a targeted approach, underpinned by excellent donor care and relationship management.
As a key part of the Supporter Engagement team this post will support in driving growth and development across SSCH’s catchment to strengthen a sustainable and diverse portfolio of Community Fundraising activity, developing strategic community partnerships and relationships.
The post holder will work closely with and report to the Head of Supporter Engagement and will also work closely with the following:
· Supporter Engagement Team
· Wider Fundraising Team
· Communications and Marketing team
· Data team
· Cross-Organisation departments – Care, HR, Finance
· External service providers
· External sector networks to share knowledge, best practice and enhance innovation.
· External networks to drive future fundraising opportunities
Decision making authority
This post holder will be required to make decisions regarding the implementation of Community Fundraising strategic plans, with responsibility for monitoring team productivity and the achievement of financial and non-financial targets.
Producing, monitoring, and delivering income and expenditure budgets (as agreed with the Head of Supporter Engagement).
- Working with the Head of Supporter Engagement, planning, producing, and implementing Community strategic plans and budgets to maximise income. This will include recruitment plans for obtaining new supporters, as well as a key focus on supporter retention initiatives and relationship management to develop existing support
- Support the Head of Supporter Engagement in achieving income targets across all Community fundraising income lines.
- Support the Head of Supporter Engagement in the development of team-wide projects and initiatives, including integrated marketing plans for fundraising activity to maximise growth, promotion and income stream sustainability.
- Undertaking key fundraising activity, as agreed with the Head of Supporter Engagement, leading on identified projects, relationships and partnerships
- Track, analyse and report on results from Community Fundraising activity and campaigns, reporting against budget and expenditure, monitoring supporter feedback and supporting the team in providing end of activity evaluation report.
- Ongoing review of the Community Fundraising offer, using supporter insight and data analytics to support and enable the development of new initiatives and campaigns to maximise supporter engagement and income generation
- Development and diversification of the Community Fundraising mechanics through the utilisation of new and emerging technologies and digital innovation to enhance the current offer
- Supporting and managing the Community Fundraising team in producing team plans and budgets for key income generation activities
- Provide inspirational and inspiring leadership of the Community Fundraising team. Leading and managing team members to achieve targets and agreed objectives.
- Creating a positive working environment in which equality and diversity are well-managed and staff can do their best
- Recruitment and induction of new staff
- Working collaboratively with all Fundraising teams and Head of Supporter Engagement to support the Communications and Marketing team in delivering SSCH’s campaigns to inspire people to engage with and support the work of SSCH
- Promoting and encouraging effective cross-team working, with the Community Fundraising team proactively contributing to cross-team fundraising activities to maximise opportunities and networks
- Contributing to the wider fundraising activities of the organisation working closely and in co-operation with other members of staff
· Ensuring compliance with recommendations and regulations related to Community Fundraising activity from regulatory bodies
· Sourcing and sharing knowledge from the sector to enhance the Community Fundraising programme
· Promote a positive, collaborative, and developmental work environment in line with our organisational values
Please note this is not an exhaustive list of duties.
· The post holder will be working in an ever changing and developing environment and they will therefore be expected to undertake other appropriate duties as required for the effective operation of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices
· The post holder will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check
· The post holder must be able and willing to get to/work at SSH in Hampton or Christopher’s in Guildford as required
· The post holder will need to travel throughout the catchment area of SSCHs
· This post holder should be prepared to work / attend meetings and events which may be during early mornings, evenings and weekend
1. Professional Codes of Conduct
The post holder will be required to respect professional codes of conduct and practice relevant to their role, as appropriate
2. Health and Safety
The post holder will be responsible for health and safety in the area under their control and ensure that they are familiar with SSCHs policy on health and safety at work.
3. Mandatory Training
The post holder will attend all mandatory training relevant to their role
4. Our values and behaviours
Shooting Star Children’s Hospices is a leading children’s hospice charity for babies, children and young people with life–limiting conditions, and their families. We require that all of our staff share our common values and display behaviors that will enable us to achieve our goals.
Professionalism – we will safeguard our families, each other, and our organisation by working to ethical and professional standards at all times.
Respect – We will treat each other with the utmost respect.
Integrity – We will be open, honest and transparent in all that we do.
Diversity – We will respect individuality and ensure inclusion and fairness to all.
Excellence – We will strive for excellence in all that we do.
- 5 GCSEs grades A-C including Maths and English or equivalent
Experience, knowledge, skills and general attributes
· Significant and demonstrable experience and a record of achievement in all forms of fundraising activity related to this post
· Team management experience
· Significant and demonstrable experience and skills in budget management and delivery (producing, monitoring and achieving income and expenditure budgets)
- Significant and demonstrable experience in planning and strategic development of all forms of fundraising activity related to this post
· Knowledge and understanding of best practice, policy and legal issues relating to those forms of fundraising related to this post
· Excellent leadership and people management skills with the ability to motivate, empower and encourage others
· An approach that gives clear direction and inspirational leadership, shows a willingness to learn and develop and seeks to maximise impact and results
· Excellent communication skills, written and spoken
· Excellent organisational, planning and project management skills, with the ability to work flexibly, multi-task and adapt to new priorities as required
· Sector awareness, with good knowledge and understanding of best practice, policy and legal issues as outlined by Fundraising regulatory bodies
· Proficient in Microsoft office and Customer Relationship Management databases
- A self starter with the ability to work independently and take the initiative whilst knowing when to refer decisions to the Head of Supporter Engagement
- Works excellently as part of a team
- Promotes and encourages a supportive and collaborative working environment
· Excellent relationship management skills - with colleagues and externally
· Proactive, adaptable and flexible - willing to undertake varied responsibilities as part of a team
· A commitment to the work of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Work for a charity as a Fundraising Manager (central London, permanent, hybrid, full time)
As the Fundraising Manager, you will play a pivotal role in shaping, driving, and executing the fundraising strategy for the organisation on a national level. This role oversees a dynamic team managing membership, merchandising, trusts, supporter care, and all other national fundraising initiatives. Possessing particular strength in trust application writing, the Central Fundraising Lead will ensure the effective solicitation of trust funds to support the organisations objectives. The role collaborates closely with the Regional Fundraising Manager, ensuring that both national and unit/local level fundraising efforts complement one another for the greater benefit of the organisation.
What we look for
- Leadership and Management: Provide strategic leadership and day-to-day management to the team responsible for membership, merchandising, trusts, supporter care, and national fundraising initiatives.
- Trust Application Writing: Draw on exceptional skills in trust application writing to secure significant funding from trusts and foundations. Provide guidance to the Trusts Manager and the wider team to enhance the quality and success rate of applications.
- Strategic Development: Develop, implement, and monitor an effective national fundraising strategy in line with the organisation's goals and objectives.
- Collaboration: Work closely with the Regional Fundraising Manager to ensure that national and local/unit level fundraising initiatives are integrated and mutually reinforcing.
- Financial Planning and Management: Set, monitor, and manage budgets ensuring maximum return on investment in all fundraising activities. Deliver on financial targets and KPIs.
- Relationship Management: Cultivate and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, donors, and partners, ensuring a high level of supporter satisfaction and engagement.
- Performance Monitoring: Implement effective monitoring and evaluation mechanisms to assess the impact and success of fundraising campaigns and initiatives. Make data-driven decisions for future strategies.
- Team Development: Mentor, train, and develop team members, ensuring a high-performing fundraising team that continuously improves and innovates.
What we offer
- Salary: £45,000 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
- Full time
- Central London
- Hybrid (2 days on site, 3 days WFH)
THE BRENT CENTRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE:
The Brent Centre for Young People (BCYP) exists to improve young people’s lives so they can manage their challenges now and become healthy adults. Our trained therapists are specialists in the provision of effective mental health treatment of young people who need it most. The Brent Centre is also an important Research Centre on Adolescent Breakdown and Psychotherapy.
Currently, the BCYP is the leading mental health charity for young people in North West London, helping over 700 young people a year with a wide range of issues. We offer specialised treatment in the areas of depression, suicide prevention, tackling self-harm, eating disorders, exam anxiety and more. Our approach is rooted in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. We aim to reach significantly more young people in the years ahead, drawing on our heritage that combines specialist treatment in-house and outreach into communities.
Set up over 50 years ago with to focus on preventing suicide amongst adolescents, and working in the heart of the community, we expanded into schools in the 1990s, and work closely with the NHS and CAMHS. As well as one-to-one support, in the form of AET and Psychotherapy we have Youth Offending Service projects, Sport and Thought - football-based therapy, as well as Family Therapy, parenting support and practical support for young people with housing issues, those at risk of exclusion, or those not in education, employment or training.
The Fundraising officer will be responsible to support Trust Fundraising Executive to raise and maximise fund from trusts, foundations, grant-giving organisations, and livery companies and to research and identify new potential supporters. The role will include to steward the support of key supporters, including through regular communications and events and to work closely with and support Brent’s Trusts & Foundations Executive, Communications and Development Executive, CEO & Clinical Director, Trustees and key staff in implementing Brent’s fundraising strategy
The Brent Centre offers flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies. We welcome applications from people who wish to balance this dynamic role with family commitments, whilst ensuring the requirements of the job are met.
We are looking for a Fundraising Assistant to join the Development team.
Are you organised and proactive, with strong attention to detail? Can you work to competing demands on your time to provide day-to-day administrative assistance as part of a busy and ambitious fundraising team? Do you want to make a difference in a complex and changing world and join a dynamic and ambitious team?
We are looking for an organised individual for this key role to support the increase in the Academy’s capacity and effectiveness in strategic stakeholder management, specifically in engaging and soliciting support from a growing number of corporate, individual and trust and foundation funders.
Who are we?
The Royal Academy of Engineering is harnessing the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy that works for everyone. In collaboration with our Fellows and partners, we’re growing talent and developing skills for the future, driving innovation, and building global partnerships, and influencing policy and engaging the public. Together we’re working to tackle the greatest challenges of our age.
With a diverse workforce and an inclusive and supportive culture, we look to attract candidates from wide and different backgrounds who have a passion for the role engineering plays in society. Our aim is to make the Academy the best place to work for the staff we have and those we seek to attract.
Why work for the Royal Academy of Engineering?
We’re looking for people who are driven to make the world a better place. If you’re passionate about what you do and want to work collaboratively with talented colleagues to make change happen now and for future generations, we want you to get in touch.
This is the perfect time to join us. We have a dynamic, visionary CEO, a strong leadership team and an ambitious and exciting strategy. The value we bring as experts in our field and change agents is highly recognised and makes the Academy a motivating place to be. Our work today builds on a long, proud history with a focused and ambitious future which we’d love you to be part of.
We are looking for talented people who want to make a difference, to join our team – is this you?
The Academy offers a fantastic package of additional benefits including:
- BUPA cash plan
- Private medical insurance
- Access to Employee Assistance Programme
- Independent Financial Advice
- Non-contributory pension scheme with 10% employer contribution
- Life Assurance, 4x annual salary
- Health and wellbeing programmes
- Generous holiday allowance
- Wellbeing days and office wide Christmas leave
- Significant investment into your personal and professional development
- Regular social activities
- Subsidised restaurant
Our light, spacious offices are based in a fantastic location in central London with views over St James’s Park and close to the West End. We operate hybrid, flexible working practices with a baseline 2 days a week in the office.
How to apply/Interview process
To find out more and to apply, please visit our website. As part of your application, you will be asked to upload a CV and a supporting statement explaining your interest in this role and how you fit the experience, knowledge, and skills profile.
Closing date: 3 December 2023.
Interview date: w/c 11 December 2023 (in-person/virtually).
Specifications: Permanent – Full Time
Salary: £45,000 per Annum
Location: Remote - Ideally based in the UK, Germany or Denmark. Candidates from the rest of the world will be considered; however, Cochrane’s Central Executive Team is only able to offer consultancy contracts outside these countries.
Closing date: 26 Nov 2023
Cochrane is an international charity. For 30 years we have responded to the challenge of making vast amounts of research evidence useful for informing decisions about health. We do this by synthesising research findings and our work has been recognised as the international gold standard for high quality, trusted information.
Cochrane's strength is in its collaborative, global community. We have 110,000+ members and supporters around the world. Though we are spread out across the globe, our shared passion for health evidence unites us. Our Central Executive Team supports this work and is divided into four directorates: Evidence Production and Methods, Publishing and Technology, Development, and Finance and Corporate Services.
Cochrane is building a new fundraising team. We have ambitious plans to raise funds to support Cochrane’s work to address the world’s most pressing health challenges. This new role will work closely with the Head of Fundraising to implement a strategic fundraising plan to make those ambitions a reality.
We are seeking a self-starter; an experienced and energetic fundraiser with a proven track-record of successfully securing five and six figure gifts from a wide range of donors. You have experience of fundraising from global high-value trusts and foundations, as well as from government or multilateral donors (e.g. the European Union).
We are seeking a self-starter; an experienced and energetic team member with a proven track-record of successfully securing five and six figure gifts from a wide range of donors. You have experience of fundraising from high-value Global trusts and foundations, as well as from government or multilateral donors (e.g. the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and the European Union).
Don’t have every single qualification? We know that some people are less likely to apply for a job unless they are a perfect match. At Cochrane, we’re not looking for “perfect matches.” We’re looking to welcome people to our diverse, inclusive, and passionate workplace. So, if you’re excited about this role but don’t have every single qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway. Whether it’s this role or another one, you may be just the right candidate.
Our organization is built on four core values: Collaboration: Underpins everything we do, locally and globally. Relevant: The right evidence at the right time in the right format. Integrity: Independent and transparent. Quality: Reviewing and improving what we do, maintaining rigour and trust.
You can expect:
- An opportunity to truly impact health globally
- A flexible work environment
- A comprehensive onboarding experiences
- An environment where people feel welcome, heard, and included, regardless of their differences
Cochrane welcomes applications from a wide range of perspectives, experiences, locations and backgrounds; diversity, equity and inclusion are key to our values.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Prospectus are excited to be working exclusively with Cochrane to help them recruit for a fundraising manager to join their new fundraising team. Cochrane is a British international charitable organisation formed to synthesise medical research findings to facilitate evidence-based choices about health interventions involving health professionals, patients and policy makers. It includes 53 review groups that are based at research institutions worldwide. Cochrane has approximately 30,000 volunteer experts from around the world.
This role is offered on a permanent basis paying a salary of £45,000 per annum with flexible working arrangements at their London office or fully remote.
As part of the newly formed Cochrane fundraising team, the post holder will work closely with the Head of Fundraising to implement a strategic fundraising plan to make those ambitions a reality. They will identify and qualify new donors and new funding opportunities from global trusts and foundations and government donors. In line with Cochrane’s priorities, coordinate the development of high-quality funding proposals to successfully build your own portfolio of trusts and foundations and government donors. This includes developing compelling cases for support, theories of change and budgets in accordance with donor guidelines. The post holder will represent Cochrane at meetings with donors and partners, at external networking events and within the fundraising profession.
They are looking for someone with a demonstrable track-record of raising five and six figure funds through writing high-quality proposals and reports for a variety of global trusts and foundations and government or multilateral donors. They are looking for a candidate with a thorough understanding of how global trusts and foundations and government donors or multilaterals operate the current donor landscape and trends in funding. They are looking for a candidate with a demonstrable experience of identifying and researching funding prospects and funding opportunities. The ideal candidate will be aligned with Cochrane’s core mission and vision.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome all candidates to apply, regardless of age, sex/gender, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity. If you have any disability and require reasonable adjustment/s to any part of the process, then please contact Firas El Dib at Prospectus.
If you feel you meet some of the criteria but not all, we really hope you'll enquire and learn more. Prospectus can advise and support on each part of the role and hopefully your application, so we look forward to hearing from you.
In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will arrange for a meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.
Are you ready for a new, exciting opportunity to further develop your career in the charity sector? Join our dynamic team at Street League and make a real difference in the lives of young people across the UK!
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Corporate (New Business) Development Manager.
Here at Street League, sport is at the heart of what we do and is what makes us successful. We support young people holistically, recognising the inextricable links between wellbeing, health, and employment.
As an integral member of Street League’s Fundraising team, you will play a key role in bringing in new corporate partners, working closely with the Head of Corporate Partnerships. You will be responsible for leading on the development and delivery of a targeted corporate new business strategy for Street League, the country’s leading sport for employment charity. You will research, cultivate, and secure a range of high value new business partnerships to support the on–going work and expansion of the charity.
Your passion, determination and talent will give young people living in some of the UK’s most disadvantaged communities a brighter future through secure employment. This role sits within the Commercial Fundraising Team that currently manages an impressive portfolio of corporate partnerships including many household brands and FTSE 100 companies supporting Street League with funding, volunteering, awareness, and pro–bono advice.
Work pattern: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (36.25 hours per week).
Location: Hybrid working with 1-2 days per week in our London office.
Don't miss this chance to be a part of our mission and help change the game for young people in the UK.
To apply for this role, please submit your application via our online application site by clicking the link below where you will also find the Job Description and Person Specification
Closing date for applications is Monday 8th January.
Please note that any offer of employment is subject to the receipt of a basic DBS check.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Seeking an experienced fundraiser to manage a small team and drive income from T&F and statutory funders at the 6-figure+ level.
It’s a hugely exciting time for the National Literacy Trust. As they celebrate their 30th anniversary this year, they have just launched their new brand which is focused on being bolder than ever to change life stories with the power of words. In the last 30 years, they have inspired and empowered more than 5 million children and worked with nearly 17,000 schools to improve literacy levels across the UK.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced senior fundraiser to play a pivotal role in the trusts and statutory funding team who already have an impressive portfolio of donors giving at the five, six, and seven-figure levels.
You and the team will be focused on growing and stewarding existing partnerships, whilst also building opportunities in the pipeline to secure new funding opportunities. As part of this role, you will also work closely with the Head of Trusts and Statutory Funding to develop and execute national fundraising campaigns aimed at engaging trusts, foundations, and statutory funders.
A key aspect of the role will be providing management support and guidance to the Fundraising Manager (direct report) and Fundraising Officer (indirect report), enabling them to achieve their targets and contribute to the team’s long-term ambitions.
About the role
As Senior Fundraising manager: Trusts and Statutory, you will:
- secure and steward substantial, long-term funding partners to meet the team’s annual income target of £4million+;
- cultivate relationships with significant trust, foundation and statutory funders giving at the 6-figure+ level;
- support the development of the team’s strategy, and actively participate in the designing and implementing of national fundraising campaigns to engage partners;
- establish strong cross-organisational relationships with the programme and service teams to develop new funding projects and cases for support;
- lead and provide direction to the Fundraising Manager, and support them in the management of the Fundraising Officer.
Ideal skills and experience:
- Experience leading a team with the ability to motivate and develop reports, including setting priorities and goals that are achievable and aspirational
- Demonstrable success in prospecting, cultivating, securing and managing partnerships with trust, foundation and statutory funders with a strong track record of securing 6-figure+ gifts
- A strategic mindset with the ability to identify creative funding opportunities and design impactful campaigns
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enable you to foster collaborative and productive relationships with internal colleagues and senior external stakeholders
- Flexible working
- 39 days of annual leave per year (pro rata for part-time staff), made up of 28 days’ annual leave plus the closure of the office on all bank holidays and from Christmas Day to New Year’s Day inclusive
- 8% employer pension contribution
- Enhanced maternity, adoption and shared parental leave and pay policy – after 1 year of service, employees are entitled to 12 weeks on half pay in additional to statutory entitlements, with two weeks of paternity leave at full pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Free eye tests and discounted glasses
- Shopping and leisure venue discounts
- Discounted gym membership, dental plans and health assessments
Events Fundraising Manager
Do you have experience managing Third-party events in a charity events role such as the Great North Run and Ride London?
We are looking for our final jigsaw piece for the team and are seeking a Fundraising Events Manager to join our Mass Fundraising team following an internal promotion.
It is a hugely exciting time to join the high-achieving, ambitious Mass Fundraising team at Pancreatic Cancer UK and the Events Fundraising Manager will play a vital part in the charity’s transformational 5-year organisational strategy, transforming the future for all those affected by pancreatic cancer.
The focus of this role is driving the events fundraising pipeline forward with the aim of growing income and you’ll work closely with the Senior Events Manager to ensure all opportunities are maximised. This role is integral to the development of our portfolios, building and improving our events offerings, and improving our retention rates.
You’ll be responsible for the team’s delivery of a range of events such as the London Marathon, Great North Run, and Ride London to raise a target of £1.3 million.
- You’ll have a good knowledge of Events fundraising and have previously worked in an Events Fundraising role within the charity sector.
- You have people management experience with a focus on staff development and coaching as you will manage a team to deliver the events portfolio.
- You will have a track record of building relationships with a wide variety of people, both internally and externally
- You’ll be an excellent team player who can work collaboratively across departments.
- You will be driven by insight, and have a test-and-learn approach, evaluating the product journeys, sharing, and implementing learnings across event programmes.
- You’ll put our supporters first and lead the team to deliver outstanding stewardship.
If this sounds like you – we’d love to hear from you!
Pancreatic cancer is a tough one but we're taking it on. It is tough to diagnose, tough to treat, and tough to research. For too long this disease has been side-lined. We want to make sure that everyone affected by it gets all the help they need. Together we are taking on pancreatic cancer. Underpinning this vision are our four values:
We cannot achieve our vision without employing people who are committed to our vision, strategy, and values. At PCUK our ambition is to create an inclusive working environment that reflects the communities and audiences that we engage with and where everyone can be their true selves, where they feel respected, championed, heard, and supported. We want our workforce to achieve their potential, understand their contribution and feel proud of their impact by creating a culture and organisation that is genuinely inclusive by advancing equality, diversity, inclusion, and belonging through our policies and practices.
We believe diversity drives great outcomes through encouraging the different points of view that come from a diverse workforce. We know people from different backgrounds can bring fresh ideas, thinking and approaches which make the way we work more powerful, more innovative, effective, and more collaborative.
We have an exciting future, with a clear purpose and we’ve started the journey to realise our ambition to be a fair, compassionate, and inclusive organisation that can celebrate the fact that we are all equally different!
In order to improve our diversity, we are especially keen to hear and encourage applications from applicants who consider themselves to be in areas that are underrepresented within the charity sector.
Please see the job descriptions and person specifications for full details of this role.
How to apply:
You can download the Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role.
To apply, please complete the online application form, setting out why you are interested in the role and how you meet the person specification criteria. This information will be used to select candidates for interview.
As we are re-opening the recruitment campaign, we will be reviewing applications as we receive them, and interviews will be held on a rolling basis for suitable candidates. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.
You will need to have the right to work in the UK as we are not able to provide sponsorship for this role.
Please note we have an agreement with an agency to help us recruit for this role so we will not consider any other agencies.
Location: London - hybrid
Salary: £38,857- £40,902 inclusive of London Weighting per year + benefits
Hours: 35 Hours
Benefits: Positive culture and values, Annual leave, Agile and flexible working, Employee Assistance Programme Competitive salaries, Pension, Season ticket loan, Cycle2Work scheme, and more...
** Please note that this role is home-based with 1 day per month in the Liverpool Street, London office. Early applications are encouraged - although the role will close to new applicants on Monday 11 December, we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.**
The Diana Award is a legacy to Princess Diana’s belief that young people have the power to change the world. Their mission is to empower young people to lead that change through a range of initiatives which unlock their potential, inspire action and create opportunities, ensuring that no young person is left out or left behind.
This is an exciting time to join The Diana Award in a new role in a newly established, small fundraising team as they look to build on the successes of current partnerships with well known funders and corporate partners. We are looking for an ambitious and passionate fundraiser to help them attract new income to support more young people across the UK and internationally.
You will play a key role in supporting Head of Fundraising and Partnerships to increase and diversify the types of income across trusts and foundations and corporate partners, and offering a unique partner experience to your portfolio of stakeholders. Ideally, you will have one years’ experience working in a fundraising role where you are focused on building excellent relationships and are keen to build and develop or diversify your skills in the charity sector.
As Fundraising and Partnerships Officer, you will:
- Develop restricted and unrestricted income from trusts and foundations, and corporate partners at 4- and 5-figure level
- Support a team income target of £1.2M
- Collaborate on ideas for creative sponsorship and funding opportunities in line with strategic ambitions, supporting with the creation and presentation of funding proposals and identifying suitable donors and sponsors
- Support the management of existing donor relationships through working closely with the Programme Management Teams across the organisation
- Keep up to date with donor trends, youth empowerment, and other topics relevant to the role and the organisation
Ideal skills and experience:
- Good knowledge of the third sector, in the UK and/or Europe/abroad
- Knowledge of budget and financial management, including monitoring and reporting on budgets
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills across internal and external stakeholders
- Passionate about social justice and supporting young people to reach their full potential