Senior Fundraiser in Manchester

Salford, Manchester
Circa 35,000 p/a
19 Jun 2019
19 Jul 2019
Senior Fundraiser in Manchester
Full Time
Contract Type

We’re hiring a Senior Fundraiser in Manchester.

UJIA is the leading UK-Israel charity. We take responsibility for developing a strong British Jewry with a lifelong connection to Israel. We connect our UK youth through innovative educational programmes that work alongside our projects in Israel, to support the most vulnerable in society.

You will be responsible for securing donations from existing donors and building and maintaining these relationships, as well as bringing in new donors with a focus on the next generation. You will also be in charge of leading and running key fundraising events.

The Senior Fundraiser will be responsible to the Regional Director and will be part of the UJIA Manchester and Regional Fundraising teams.

Key Work Objectives

 Canvas donors (£500 plus) and secure annual donations from the current UJIA database whilst also bringing in new donors.

 Generate income through campaigns and events – including responsibility for the UJIA Sports Quiz, UJIA Connect, Super Sunday and Kol Nidre Appeals in local Synagogues.

 Successfully build on and sustain key lay leaders via work with committees.

 Successfully build and maintain relationships with donors.

 Successfully build and maintain relationships with key partners.

Main Responsibilities

 Securing annual donations and working to targets set by the Regional Fundraising Team.

 Successfully build and maintain existing relationships with key donors.

 Identify key potential donors to be approached.

 Present project proposals to key donors.

 Lead and run key existing events as well as coming up with new and innovative events.

 Identify and regain (£500 plus) donors who have lapsed in their giving.

 Successfully build and sustain a good relationship with lay leaders and committee volunteers.

 Participate fully in other activities and events of the Fundraising Department and UJIA in general.


 To be flexible with work assignments

 To be willing to work evenings and weekends as required

 To ensure that appropriate confidentiality is adhered to

 To understand the responsibilities of working as part of a team

 To be passionate about Israel and the Jewish Community