Polly Symondson Recruitment | 000144
Polly Symondson Recruitment, PSR, Specialist Regional Recruitment for the Charity Sector, Cheltenham, UK
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Job Number: 000144

Job Title: Senior Partnerships Fundraiser
Salary Range: £31,365
Charity: Women’s Equality Network
Location: Flexible and currently working from home
Type: Full time (37.5 hrs) Fixed term 1 year contract with possibility of becoming permanent)
Deadline for applications: 28th February


Our vision is of a Wales free from gender discrimination. Our ambition is a Wales where women and men have equal authority and opportunity to shape their own lives. We work in coalition with our 34k supporters and our work sits under three pillars. We will Connect, Campaign and Champion women until our vision is realized.

One of our key strategic priorities is to secure a sustainable financial future for WEN Wales and diversify our funding streams, therefore we are looking for a dynamic Partnership Fundraiser to implement a corporate fundraising plan, develop the WEN at Ten campaign and write applications to Trusts and Foundations.


This is new role to WEN Wales, funded by the Third Sector Resilience Fund to take forward our ambitious fundraising targets and our fundraising strategy in order to make our charity more sustainable.

With a proven track record of meeting fundraising targets, working with corporates and trusts, as well as implementing public-facing fundraising you will also have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work at pace.

You will be extremely motivated by our three strategic priorities of growing and mobilising the coalition, securing diverse and equal leadership, and strengthening and embedding women’s rights. You will be able to work on your own initiative and be ready to join a high-performing yet fun and supportive team of feminists.

We particularly welcome Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), disabled and LGBTQ+ candidates as we strive to fully represent all protected characteristics in our organisation.

Role responsibilities:

  • To develop and take ownership of a fundraising strategy that focuses on corporate partners, individual giving, trusts and foundations and high net worth individuals
  • Develop and deliver our corporate fundraising plan
  • Develop a pipeline of corporate prospects
  • Account manage relationships with existing companies, trusts and individuals
  • Deliver our Wen At Ten anniversary fundraising campaign by engaging, inspiring and motivating supporters to give
  • Write and submit bids to appropriate trusts and foundations
  • Manage and support volunteer fundraisers helping these individuals to reach their fundraising potential
  • To agree, monitor and meet targets
  • Attend internal and external meetings, events and presentations as required

General Responsibilities and Duties

  • Conduct the duties of the job description in accordance with the operational policies of WEN Wales, including but not limited to the safeguarding policy, diversity policy, social media policy, data protection policies, home working and other policies.
  • Maintain good working relations with all stakeholders, including staff, volunteers, Trustees, partner organisations and Members.
  • To be aware of and operate within charity law, GDPR legislation and our policies and guidelines.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as may be required by the role.

For a full job description and further information about applying for this role please contact us using the form on this page.

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