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Fundraising Manager

NFP People
£29367 - £37367 Per Annum
Closing date
15 Apr 2024

Job Details

Fundraising Manager

Do you want to be part of an ambition to halt and reverse nature's decline in Staffordshire and across the UK, and to get more people to take meaningful action for wildlife?

We are looking for an experience income generation professional to join the team as an ambassador for the Trust.

If you are passionate about the mission and able to share this vision to potential and current donors and funders… then apply today and be part of a Wilder Future!

Position: Fundraising Manager

Location: Staffordshire/hybrid

Hours: Full or part-time (between 21 and 35 hours per week)

Salary: £29,367 - £37,367 (pro-rata for part-time hours)

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 9am Monday 15th April

Interview Date: w/c 22nd April

The Role

You will create a strategy for income generation that sees the charity grow its income, supporters and the effectiveness of campaigns and will look for new opportunities and build on its strengths to develop new income streams.

As Fundraising Manager, you will be able to operate in a fast-paced and often complex environment and demonstrate team-working skills, working closely with project managers and department heads to identify suitable funding opportunities and oversee a pipeline of new projects and bids. You will develop the team, as well as the Major Donors, legacy cultivation programme and Corporate programmes, ensuring there is a robust and diverse range of income streams to support the organisations work.

This role will be crucial in attracting funding into the team, all in support of delivering an 8-year strategy. You will be responsible for the Fundraising team, supporting and ensuring the achievement of the team’s strategic objectives.

About You

As Fundraising Manager, you will be a confident leader with expertise in developing teams. You will be a successful fundraiser, confident building partnerships and growing supporter bases with great interpersonal skills. A passionate communicator, you will be a strategic thinker that can demonstrate tact and patience to achieve your goals

Benefits and Rewards

The charity believe work-life balance is important and work 35 hours a week, and believe a good work life balance makes for happier, healthier employees. Flexible working is supported wherever possible and the team are currently operating a hybrid-working model.

Benefits include:


  • 10% Non-contributory Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes for cycle to work and Electric vehicles
  • 25 Days basic holiday allowance, plus bank holidays, and extra Christmas leave.
  • 15% discount in the cafes


The Organisation

Join the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature. Our climate is in crisis and nature needs our help, but together we can make a difference. The 50-year vision is for a thriving county with wildlife at its heart, which everyone enjoys, values and wants to play their part in protecting and improving.

These are not jobs – these are careers. For staff, being part of the effort to address the climate and nature crisis makes working for here truly meaningful and rewarding.

As well as investing in the mission, the organisation invest in people and culture and are committed to creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training and growth. There is also a range of benefits such as flexible working and an employee assistance programme.

You may also have experience in areas such as Fundraising, Fundraiser, Fundraising Manger, Lead Fundraiser, Senior Fundraiser, Wildlife Fundraiser, Environmental, Conservation.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.


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Company info
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR

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