Fundraising Manager


MC/ EM 3928055 N


General & Other, Other


£32,000 to £36,000 Per Annum


+ Bens


Manchester Area

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.

Based in London (Home working with 

Fundraising Manager’s Core Duties

  • To maximise income from the Charity’s traditional base of support within the Muslim community in England.
  • To develop and manage expanding awareness of the charity
  • To promote and support community fundraising, individual giving, and fundraising events.
  • Engaging, training and managing volunteers.


  • 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

  • Experience of working in a fundraising team, leading on income generation streams, with a proven track record in generating income
  • Experience of staff and volunteer management.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently to agreed goals and targets and take ownership of the overall fundraising programme of the organisation.
  • An understanding of the international poverty relief and issues in Asia and Africa
  • Effective face-to-face interaction and relationship-building with a wide range of people.
  • Excellent telephone manner, able to present a warm, friendly, but efficient and professional image of the charity.
  • Proven strong verbal and written communication.
  • Work on own initiative as well as being an active member of the team.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, prioritise workload, plan ahead and achieve deadlines.
  • Excellent planning, time management and organisational abilities.
  • 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.
  • Willingness to travel.