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Fundraising Projects Manager

Harris Hill
£17.58 - 19.23 per hour
Closing date
23 Oct 2021

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Salary Band
£30,000 - £39,999
Fundraising, Management, Community Fundraising, Statutory Fundraising
Full Time
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I am delighted to be assisting a Christian charity with their search for a Fundraising Projects Manager. Working closely with the Fundraising Management Team to support the team in achieving their shared objectives by enabling the development and execution of creative fundraising programmes and communications across all Premier platforms. With the overall aim of building the profile of the charity and increasing the supporter base for revenue generation.
This key role will be responsible for enabling the team to deliver tailored communication plans and share engaging fundraising collateral as part of our engagement strategies to build relationships and promote income generation from new audiences and potential donor groups.
The position holder will work cross departments with the Marketing and Database teams on a regular basis, as well as being the lead contact for external mailing houses.

Main duties and responsibilities:
Project coordination of Leap of Faith project
Working with the Project Lead on a regular basis to provide all elements of project support, listed below.
Event Management of both online events such as webinars and Zoom meetings, and physical events including VIP dinners, committee meetings and info sharing events
Supporting individual fundraisers in their relationship management which could include copy writing, preparation of written communications, pulling info from Raisers Edge, sharing resources or helping to manage the donor journey through updating tracking spreadsheets and RE records
Responsibility for coordinating the Communications programme which will include email communications, mailings and online events
Meeting management, to include note taking and helping to drive forward actions
Acting as point of contact for Project Volunteers
Conduct desk-based research to help qualify existing and new contacts

Coordination of the Major Donor programme:
Working with the Director of Fundraising to deliver the monthly Communications programme for the MD Pledge programme, which will include Pledge Renewals, monthly e-comms, event invites and the occasional postal mail outs
This will also involve cross departmental working

Direct Mail:
Working with the Director of Fundraising, to manage the administrative side of the monthly Direct Mail programme and Voice of Hope quarterly mailings, helping to ensure that appeals are delivered within the agreed time
Gathering information required for direct mail appeal from internal stakeholders within process when necessary
Act as main point of contact for designer/printer once strategy has been signed off
Edit and proof copy, working with the Fundraising Management Team and coordinate sign off in a timely way
Management of scheduling of appeal mailings, internal and with the mailing house
Sign off print proofs from mailing house

Regional Fundraising:
Provide administrative support to regionally based team members, including the Director of Support in Scotland and Northern Ireland
This could involve coordinating occasional mailings, gathering information or appointment setting and updating RE records/tracking spreadsheets

The post-holder will work within a Christian environment and therefore it will be necessary for the post-holder to have sympathy and understanding for the Christian faith and its values, and be in able to work within the ethos of our organisational aims.

If you have the above skills and experience and are immediately available, please apply online today!


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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