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Senior Prize Led Fundraising Manager

£38,000 - £43,000pa
Closing date
12 Jun 2022

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Fundraising, Business Development & Commercial, Community Fundraising
Environment / Conservation, Animal
Full Time
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Senior Prize Led Fundraising Manager

1 year Fixed Term Contract

£38,000 - £43,000pa

Woking, Surrey GU21 4LL/Hybrid Working

This is a fabulous opportunity for someone with individual giving or direct marketing experience and a passion for saving our planet to join the world’s leading independent conservation organisation and impact on the future of our Earth. We are working hard to find solutions to restore nature, tackle climate change and feed a growing global population, as Senior Prize Led Fundraising Manager you will help by attracting and inspiring members of the public to join us and financially support our work.

We have hugely ambitious targets for income growth and want you to develop our recently launched WWF Weekly Lottery as a key product within our fundraising portfolio. You will manage and grow income by delivering a strategy to drive significant growth in the number of players. This will involve overseeing the introduction of new recruitment channels and optimising existing channels. In addition to creating cutting-edge content, assets and engagement materials for products, you will take responsibility for monitoring results and making decisions to optimise campaigns across both acquisition and retention activity. You will ensure that all activities and campaigns comply with fundraising and gambling regulations and policies too. You will also keep abreast of changing trends in this sector and identify improvements to enhance the supporter experience. Important will be the ability to build strong partnerships with external agencies to maximise the performance of this income stream.

For this opportunity, your background will be in individual giving or direct marketing where you will have gained solid experience of delivering large multi-channel direct marketing campaigns. You will have a detailed understanding of acquisition and retention techniques across channels as well as experience of Prize Led campaigns. Comfortable leading projects within a complex stakeholder landscape, you will be used to analysing performance data and market trends, interpreting findings and acting on insight gained. You will also be familiar with the regulations and governing bodies associated with prize led fundraising. You will be used to managing external suppliers or agencies too.

An excellent communicator, you will also be effective at networking and presenting. A team player, you will enjoy working in a collaborative way, be effective at planning and meeting deadlines and can demonstrate a commitment to the natural world and our core mission.

If you have the ability to make our prize led income strategy a success and are passionate about building a movement in defence of nature, we’d love to hear from you. Please visit our website to complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting what makes you the perfect fit for the role and what sets you apart from the competition.

Application closing date : 12/06/2022

Every role at WWF is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the potential of everyone regardless of; sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect that makes you, well you.  Here at WWF we’re committed to conscious inclusion that helps cultivate an ethos of belonging, connection and shared purpose.  We believe that the more diverse we are the better we become; this brings us together and empowers us to develop, engage and inspire; and critically to help build a future where people can live in harmony with nature.

Our policies and benefits reflect the importance of people being able to have a good work-life balance and being able to bring their ‘full self’ to work.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.


Best known as the world’s leading conservation body, we’ve seen first-hand how wildlife, the environment and human activity are all interlinked.

That’s why our passion for safeguarding the natural world has to be backed up by other environmental action – tackling the global threat of climate change (through our big global campaigns like Earth Hour) and helping people to change the way they live to ease pressure on natural resources.

WWF is at the heart of global activities in all these areas. We have teams of highly skilled professionals working with governments, businesses and communities here in the UK and around the world.

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Panda House
Weyside Park, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1XR
United Kingdom
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