We are currently looking for an Acquisition Manager to oversee the planning, delivery and evaluation of the acquisition of donors across all channels and propositions, managing a team of four to deliver an annual income target of over £9 million to the charity by 2023.
Position: Acquisition Manager
Location: Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty”
Hours: Full-time 35 hours a week (part-time and flexible/home-based considered)
Salary: £37,000 per annum
Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.
Closing Date: 4th July 2021
The organisation is at an important stage in their fundraising strategy, having achieved considerable growth in the last 5 years. They are investing significantly in their fundraising team to help them towards their ambition of reaching £50m income by 2023.
The Acquisition Manager will be responsible for leading and supporting the acquisition team effectively in the development and delivery of an extensive programme of innovative supporter recruitment campaigns to meet the requirements of the fundraising strategy and the charity’s strategic objectives, to be responsible for annual strategic donor acquisition planning whilst also applying a test and learn strategy to ensure that the acquisition programme continues to grow and develop generating predicted income and recruitment volumes for the charity and to liaise with peers to generate cross-departmental campaigns that will feed into the acquisition programme.
To be successful within this role you will need to have advance knowledge of acquisition techniques in fundraising, extensive project management experience coupled with strong influencing and negotiation expertise.
If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, we would love to hear from you.
You can be part of an evolving program of change taking place within a leading charity working in an area of outstanding natural beauty. With amazing benefits and opportunities to develop you career, you can really make a difference in a fulfilling and rewarding role.
About the Organisation
The charity 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.
“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.
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