Fundraising Manager

NFP People
£35,000 - £40,000 Per Annum
Closing date
25 Aug 2022
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

Fundraising Manager

We are seeking a Fundraising Manager to join a friendly head office team at one of the UK’s top animal welfare charities based in Watford, striving to give every animal the best chance of finding a new home.

You will be working for a charity that never stops caring for its animals and people. As a rescue and rehoming charity, operating five rehoming centres and three shops across the south of England, they are committed to improving the lives of the UK’s pets, helping around 1,500 animals each year.

Position: Fundraising Manager

Location: Hybrid mix of working at Watford H.O. or remotely based within reasonable travelling distance

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week (a flexible working pattern could be considered)

Benefits: 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, access to free 24/7 support services including legal, financial, emotional, and medical advice.

Closing Date: 25th August 2022, however, the role may close early should the right candidate apply, do not delay in submitting your application!

About the role:

As Fundraising Manager, you will be responsible for developing sustainable income streams; at an organisational and local level, to help ensure the financial security of the Trust in the short, medium, and long term.

You will develop, implement, and continuously improve the organisation’s fundraising strategy and plans that result in supporter retention and increased giving.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Strategy and oversight
  • Fundraising
  • Supporter Relationships
  • People Management


About you:

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, able to distil the charity’s unique story and organisation and their goals, into creative, concrete, and actionable plans for income generation.

The successful candidate will be a creative thinker who is always looking for innovative ideas and will have excellent interpersonal skills. A great fundraising manager should have sharp public speaking skills and be able to deliver presentations to a range of audiences - they will be able to create strong relationships with all types of people.

Essential skills and experience include:


  • 3 – 5 years of fundraising experience
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering fundraising strategies
  • Sound knowledge of the Charity sector
  • Experience in digital marketing and appeals
  • Experience in leading and developing a team
  • Excellent written, verbal, and telephonic communication skills
  • Strong ability to build relationships with cross-functional teams
  • A full UK driving License


Other roles you may have experience in could include: Fundraising Manager, National Fundraising Manager, Fundraising, Fundraising Officer, Charity, Sales, Business Development, Community Engagement, Community Engagement Officer, Community Fundraising, Community Fundraising Manager, Community Fundraiser, Senior Community Fundraising, Charity, Individual Giving, Individual Giving Manager, Individual Giving Fundraising, Individual Giving Fundraiser, etc.


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
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert