Community Fundraising Manager

Sense (test)
Home based with associated travel
Circa £27,000 - £31,000 (Plus home and locality allowances)
10 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Sense are looking for an experienced Community Fundraising Manager to join our team as we embark on an exciting period of growth and development.

This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week.

Title: Community Fundraising Manager - East of England
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Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time
Location: Home based with associated travel
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £27,000 - £31,000 (Plus home and locality allowances)

About the Role 
The role will be home based in the East of England area (Covering from Lincs ad Notts in the north, Northants and Oxon in the West, Herts and North London to the South, and the East Anglia Region), supporting fundraisers locally as well as our shops and key services in the region. We will expect the right candidate to be willing to travel within the region, building strong relationships and tailoring the support for local businesses, individuals and groups.

Our key services in this region are based in North London, Cambridge and Luton and there are shops in several locations which you can view on our website.

You will be joining a supportive team that works across regions and income streams to deliver the best possible experience for our growing number of supporters.

The Community and Events teams meet regularly and so travel will be required on a monthly basis to either our Head Office in London (King’s Cross) or our offices in Birmingham (Selly Oak).

About You 
We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and engaging person who will help to proactively grow our income and develop excellent supporter relationship. You will have great communication skills and feel confident in speaking to people over the phone and in person, including giving presentations to current and prospective supporters. You will be self-motivated and ideally have experience of and be comfortable working within a remotely based team from home.

You will also have a strong track record of meeting and exceeding targets and of working with income budgets including forecasting and mitigation planning.

This role will require access to a car and a full UK driving license and team members are reimbursed for their mileage*. You will also be required to work evenings and weekends when necessary but will receive time off in lieu for this time.

About us 
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: Wednesday 19 June 2019
Interview date: W/C 24 June 2019
To start: To be discussed at interview


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application process.

*As we say in our Equality and Diversity pledge, we want to ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential with us. So, if you have a disability which prevents you from driving but you are interested in a role where our advert says driving is required, please get in touch with us to discuss your application. We encourage you to apply for the role and we will try to make any adjustments to the role that may be possible.

We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agencies please.

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