Fundraising Manager

Fundraising Manager

  • Location

    Worcestershire, England

  • Sector:

    Marketing and Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Thomas

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 years

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    August/September 2022

  • Consultant:


Gleeson Recruitment Group are pleased to be working exclusively with a leading UK charity to recruit for their growing and forward thinking fundraising team.

We are looking for a Fundraising Manager to join on a 3 year FTC (with view to go perm).

This opportunity would be fantastic for a passionate and experience Fundraising specialist to join the charity sector at a very exciting time.

This charity is all about looking for "outside the box" fundraising and communications activity and are working to be a progressive fundraising team. You will have full autonomy over your work and will be making a difference every day.

Job title: Fundraising Manager

Location: West Midlands

Salary: £30,000 - £37,500

Contract: Full time, 3 year FTC with view to go perm - hybrid 2 days in office

Start date: August/September 2022

The role:

To lead the fundraising team in planning and implementing fundraising activity that will in turn increase awareness of the charity and revenue options.

Key requirements:

  • Lead the Fundraising team
  • Work across a variety of areas such as grants, trusts, events, virtual fundraising, community and more
  • Working with the Director and Communications and Fundraising to develop and implement all fundraising activities
  • Represent the charity at events
  • Ensure targets are being met in line with strategy
  • Use and update the database effectively
  • Report on success through data and analytics
  • Utilise and ensure the use of online fundraising tools
  • Work on the development of the fundraising budget
  • Plan and implement fundraising activities
  • Be creative and think outside the box with new fundraising activities
  • Maximise the generation of funds
  • Ensure the team feel supported
  • Guarantee that work produced from the team is accurate and of a high standard
  • Ensure the wider business is aware of the current and future fundraising objectives and plans
  • Work to improve supporter engagement and retention
  • Ensure return for money on fundraising plans are in line with the budget and successful
  • Work with the team of organise a schedule of events
  • Work with teams to develop promotional materials for events

Candidate criteria:

  • Previous experience with line management
  • Great leadership skills
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Able to communicate and influence the public to encourage donations
  • Very creative and progressive with ideas for fundraising
  • Excellent copy writing kills
  • Experience and ability to translate data to measure success or areas for improvement
  • Time management experience
  • Experience within a similar role or with very transferable skills
  • Knowledge of a fundraising job or being able to access multiple income streams such as corporate, virtual, events and community
  • Media experience
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Team player
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

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