An exciting opportunity for an experienced Regional/Area Community Fundraising Manager to join an inspiring childrens charity and Sunday Times Top 100 Not-For-Profit organisation on a fixed term maternity contract. In this varied role, you will deliver and develop the Regional Fundraising strategy and line manage an exceptional Regional Fundraising team of five.
An inspiring childrens charity that enables families who have a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness to make the most of time together, providing expert, practical and emotional support, where they need it for as long as it is needed.
This role will lead and line manage the Regional Fundraising team and deliver a new fundraising strategy that drives income, profile and awareness of the charity in the South East region. This role will see you taking ownership of the total budget through the management of the Regional Fundraisers. The target for the region for the financial year is 850k
This post will develop robust, innovative and sustainable action plans in line with the business plan and wider fundraising strategy. This will be achieved through management of the operational plan and the successful implementation of fundraising and marketing activities; focusing on higher performing fundraising activities such as educational establishments, golf clubs, beneficiary events and local businesses.
Recruiting and line managing the Regional Fundraising team and shop manager
Maintaining and increasing income generated from regional fundraising
Using management information to monitor performance and report regularly against KPIs
Inspiring and engaging local supporters to develop additional sources of income
Maintaining strong relationships with existing supporters
Developing and managing a pipeline of prospects with a clearly defined target outcome and value
We are looking for an experienced fundraising professional who is a confident relationship builder. Someone who has an excellent understanding of supporter relationship management and development and who has the drive and enthusiasm necessary to grow this programme.
Proven experience in in Regional/ Community Fundraising and line management experience is essential
Proven project management experience and the ability to adapt to challenges/changes whilst meeting income and activity targets
Excellent communication skills (written and oral), able to adapt communication style to recognise the need of the audience
Evidence of an ability work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment while managing a wide range of internal stakeholders, external relationships, activities and volunteers at one time
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.