Polly Symondson Recruitment | 000137
Polly Symondson Recruitment, PSR, Recruitment in the Charity Sector, Cheltenham, London, UK
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Job Number: 000137

Job Title: Fundraising Manager
Salary Range: around £30K (pro rata if part time)
Contract: Permanent, full or part time
Reporting to: Chief Executive

International Development charity Temwa is looking for a Fundraising Manager to provide leadership and growth to the fundraising department. The position can be a full time or part time role and this can be negotiated. The successful candidate will need to be experienced, confident and honest, with a passion for international development.

The Fundraising Manager’s specific role will include: managing expansion of corporate fundraising; overseeing the team who manage the fundraising events; overseeing the team who manage trust fundraising grant applications; managing expansion of individual giving; day-to-day management of the UK fundraising office; creating an updated fundraising strategy; planning & forecasting fundraising activities; oversight of communications, marketing & promotion of fundraising activities and events; growing & developing the current fundraising programme; and working with the communications team to provide information to them for further marketing and PR.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to use their expertise to expand the income for a dynamic and growing international development charity, as well as to grow the profile of an innovative organisation working in Northern Malawi.

Key Duties to include:

  • 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.

    Act as the organisational expert on all income generation, supporting to the team to expand all relevant fundraising streams in the long term.

  • Ensure that Temwa maintains its current income streams, which currently primarily includes trust fundraising and event fundraising, with a smaller amount of corporate funding and regular giving.

  • Ensure that all income generation is undertaken in an effective and efficient way, maximising the return on investment to the charity.

  • Work closely with Programme Development Manager to align community needs with donor priorities when developing programmes.

  • Manage donor relations and communication together with the Managing Director, Programme Development Manager and UK fundraising team.

  • Contribute to donor reporting, circulate donor reports, and collaborate with Programme Development Manager to ensure programmes yield donor-relevant impacts.

  • Develop, coach, inspire and motivate the whole team to deliver their objectives and develop their own skills and expertise in their roles, providing ongoing guidance and support for the team.

  • Ensure every member of the team has clear work plans, understands their objectives and works in a focused way.

  • 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.

  • Support the Communications & Fundraising Coordinator to ensure that they are designing and managing effective marketing & communications that support the fundraising efforts.

  • Communicate effectively, both internally and externally, ensuring a flow of communication across the organisation, sharing information, success and good practice.

  • Develop and implement a strategy for increasing corporate fundraising (as part of wider fundraising strategy)

  • Develop and implement a strategy for increasing individual giving (as part of wider fundraising strategy)

  • Manage individual giving campaigns and online activity with support for the Communications & Fundraising Coordinator.
Develop, manage and lead all fundraising areas in the UK office, ensuring that they reach their targets.

  • Develop, manage and evaluate comprehensive budgets which provide performance information for the Senior Management team and Trustees, ensuring there is shared ownership of budgets within fundraising team.

  • Manage the implementation of new income generation projects and evaluate their effectiveness.

  • 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.

    Experience, qualifications and requirements to include:

  • Experience of working in a senior fundraising role essential

  • Certificate or diploma from IoF essential

  • Track record of setting and achieving fundraising income targets essential

  • Experience of managing people essential

  • Experience of working within small and large NGOs or charities essential

  • Ability to write compelling bids/business cases and reports essential

  • An understanding of trust fundraising essential

  • Excellent written and communication skills essential

  • Experience of leading and managing fundraising departments desirable

  • Experience of working within an international development charity desirable

  • Experience of marketing and communications essential

  • Experience of working with websites desirable

Deadline for applications: 24th May. To receive a full copy of the job description please apply with your CV via this website.

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