Are you a Fundraising Manager looking for your next exciting opportunity? Do you have the skills and experience to be part of our client’s evolutional programme of change? If so, then they want to hear from you.
Our client is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities; currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. They are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. They are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.
Position: Fundraising Manager
Location: Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty”
Salary: £33,500 per annum, pro rata for the duration of the contract
Duration: This is a part-time, fixed term contract starting as soon as possible until 31st December 2020, working 21 hours per week, over 3 days. Minimum of one day to be worked out of the Sidmouth site, with flexibility on location for the other two days if required.
Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, dog friendly working environment, sick pay, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 days holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays, pro rata for the duration of the contract. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days (pro rata for part time employees) is reached.
Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Wednesday 13 March 2019
About the role
Our clients multi-faceted fundraising department comprises an adoption membership scheme, community fundraising, trust fundraising, major donor giving, legacies, stewardship and direct marketing. It is responsible for generating over £37 million income annually through existing and new support. Within their five-year Fundraising Strategy, launching a new online lottery product was identified as a key priority to delivering the ambitious income growth required by the organisation. It is hoped that this new way of supporting will attract over 60,000 new direct debit supporters and raise £9.5m over the course of five years.
Possessing advanced knowledge of fundraising direct marketing across retention and recruitment campaigns, the Fundraising Manager will manage the research and implementation of all aspects of the entirely new online lottery programme. In the first year, this will include tendering for a new external lottery partner, overseeing the implementation of internal processes and systems, development and delivery of all marketing and promotional plans, including creative development, and reporting and evaluation.
As Fundraising Manager you will have
- proven experience of delivering high income generating campaigns across all channels
- project management experience in a direct marketing environment
- experience of working alongside procurement teams to appoint external agencies and deliver service value
- strong influencing and negotiation skills
- a well-developed knowledge of monitoring, evaluation and interpretation of income and expenditure budgets and campaign performance
- direct experience of managing charity gaming programmes and an understanding of charity lottery compliance requirements are desirable
“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”
Our client is a Disability Confident Employer. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults), and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.
Other roles you may have experience of include: Fundraising, Community Fundraising Manager, Head of Fundraising, Community Fundraiser, Fundraising Officer, Fundraiser, Individual Giving Manager, Development Manager, Regional Fundraiser, Corporate Fundraiser