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Fundraising and Project Management Lead

NFP People
London, home working considered
£30–34k pro rata (fixed term, three days a week)
Closing date
2 Feb 2022

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Fundraising, Community Fundraising, Major Donor/ Gifts, Supporter Development, Trusts & Foundations
Community, Faith-Based
Part Time
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Fundraising and Project Management Lead

We are seeking a fundraiser with proven project management experience, to support the organisation while the Head of Research is on maternity leave, and develop fundraising and project management in support of a growing team and increasingly complex organisational operations.

Position: Fundraising and Project Management Lead

Location: London, home working considered

Hours: Part–time (0.6 FT)

Salary: £30–34k pro rata (fixed term, three days a week)

Duration: 12 months fixed term contract (March 2022–23)

Benefits: Flexible Working, Pension, Employee Assistance Programme, Family Time benefits including TOIL, 25 day’s holiday (plus bank holidays) holiday trading, discounted gym membership, Health Cash Plan or Private Medical, Cycle Scheme, Annual Staff Day, Life Assurance, Tastecard, Childcare Vouchers, Loyalty Awards, Staff Events, Free tea and coffee.

The Role

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support and develop project management within the organisation, enabling the whole team to work to its full potential. Your focus here will be ensuring the timely production of research, working closely with the research team, the Acting Head of Research (who manages the research team and oversees the research programme as a whole), and the Head of Communications (who oversees the dissemination and communication of research outputs).

In addition, you will work with the Senior Leadership Team on the strategic development the fundraising programme, focusing on the preparation and submission of well–considered applications for research projects from trusts and grant–making organisations, and aiding the expansion of the existing supporter programme and the pursuit of new major donor relationships where appropriate.

About You

As Fundraising and Project Management Lead, you will have knowledge of the fundraising landscape, including direct knowledge of a range of grant-making trusts and foundations. You will bring an understanding of the needs of existing charitable supporters and some understanding of faith and society.

You will have experience of:


  • Bid-writing, securing fundraising from grant-making trusts and foundations and through supporter programmes
  • Managing and delivering a range of multiple and complex projects at once, on time and to budget
  • Networking, initiating and sustaining relationships of trust and respect
  • Successfully working in teams
  • Motivating and supporting staff


If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. To apply, you will be asked to submit your CV and a covering letter of up to 500 words that sets out your motivation and relevant experience for the job.

About the Organisation

The charity is a Christian think tank which exists to stimulate debate about the place of religion in society, challenging and changing ideas through research, commentary and events.

The charity is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity and aspires to reflect this in its workforce. Applications are welcome from people representing all sections of the community.

You may also have experience as a Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Coordinator, Fundraising Manager, Fundraising Lead, Fundraiser, Lead Fundraiser, Senior Fundraiser, Research, Trusts, Grants Making, Trust Fundraiser, Trust Fundraising, Trust Fundraising Lead, Major Donor Fundraiser, Major Donor Fundraising, Fundraising Supporter, Supporter Engagement, Individual Giving, Individual Giving Fundraiser, Individual Giving Fundraising.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Find Us
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
United Kingdom
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