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Fundraising Manager

MC/ EM 3928055
Account Manager, Brand Manager, Events, Marketing, Marketing & Business Development, Other, Other, Other
£32,000 to £36,000 Per Annum
Home Working
Home Working
Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Charity sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Fundraising Manager to join a very worthwhile charity that provides food aid to children and families around the world.

The position can either be based at one of their offices or from Home

Role Aim

  • To develop and implement fundraising strategies and oversee fundraising programs and events
  • To effectively create fundraising goals and successfully raise funds to meet these goals.
  • Identify new donors and organise initiatives to raise funding.

Responsible for:

  • Developing major gift opportunities and writing grant proposals.
  • Organising events across the UK
  • Recruiting, training and managing volunteers

Fundraising Manager’s Core Duties


  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive and coherent fundraising strategy for the organisation.
  • Set and achieve realistic time-limited fundraising targets, agreed in consultation with key staff and the Board of Trustees.
  • Create a sustainable and diverse fundraising portfolio, with funding streams including individuals, major gifts, corporates, community (including schools and mosques), events, trusts/foundations and other grant-makers, with appropriate priorities.

Event and Volunteer Engagement

  • Planning and organising fundraising events across the UK.
  • Overseeing the process of recruiting, training and managing fundraising volunteers.
  • Strategic Planning
  • Play a crucial role in shaping the future direction and growth of the charity, through input into board meetings and the organisational strategic plan.
  • Take ownership of organisational growth and funding, reporting to the CEO and Board of Trustees on progress against fundraising targets at quarterly meetings.

Financial Oversight and Reporting

  • Lead communication with key donors and funders with the aim of cultivating, growing and sustaining long-term funding and collaboration.
  • Ensure reporting to funders is accurate, transparent and timely.
  • Liaise with the CEO and Relationship Manager to ensure realistic fundraising targets and coordinating timely access to funds from supporters
  • Research opportunities for new events.

Fundraising Manager’s Key Experience

  • University Degree (min 2:2)
  • Excellent project management skills (essential)
  • Previous experience of securing funding for charitable or NGO activities from a variety of funding streams (desirable).
  • Previous experience of event management. (desirable).
  • Previous experience of volunteer management. (desirable)
  • An understanding of the international poverty relief and issues in Asia and Africa (desirable)
  • Excellent planning, time management and organisational abilities.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently to agreed goals and targets and take ownership of the overall fundraising programme of the organisation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a small close-knit team.
  • Sensitivity to differences in culture and nationality with the ability to work closely with colleagues and volunteers.
  • Adaptable and flexible to changing circumstances and needs of the role, including flexibility in working hours.
  • Able to work under pressure, meeting key project and reporting deadlines.