The Furniture Makers’ Company, the City of London livery company and charity for the furnishing industry, is looking for a creative and dynamic fundraising manager to join the organisation at an incredibly exciting time in its history, as it looks to develop its regional fundraising network.
You will be the focal point for all the charity’s fundraising activities, which help fund its vital work – providing essential support to enable the next generation of furniture designer-makers and supporting the welfare of workers from the trade.
The fundraising manager will be responsible for managing the delivery of all fundraising activities, developing new compelling cases for support, proposals and managing established community fundraising activities.
The fundraising manager will play an important role in the organisation’s regional growth strategy. You will be responsible for coordinating the activity of several volunteer-led committees across England and Wales, providing them with support, guidance and knowledge to enable them to generate regular, long-term income streams for the charity.
The successful candidate will relish working in a multifaceted environment and be able to develop and maintain effective relationships with a broad range of industry relevant stakeholders. Given the breadth of the role, you should have a proven ability to manage and prioritise a varied workload to ensure decisions are reached quickly and effectively. Initiative and resourcefulness will be key to increasing the opportunities for income generation in this role.
Experience in working with a CRM system is essential, as is a good working knowledge of best practice and the compliance and financial issues around fundraising (VAT, Gift Aid, etc).
This position would suit someone who is and would like to grow their expertise across a broad range of fundraising activities touching on all types of fundraising.
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.