Job Vacancy – Fundraising Manager

May 19, 2015

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to develop and manage our fundraising activities

This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated, fundraising manager to join Headway Thames Valley. The charity, which helps people living with acquired brain injury, is evolving to serve the changing needs of its clients. Headway plans to diversify its funding base in order to safeguard current services and enable exciting new projects. The new fundraising manager will be expected to develop an appropriate fundraising plan to deliver the income targets set by the Trustees. This is likely to include researching and making applications to trusts and foundations, developing partnerships with corporate supporters, seeking out and cultivating major donors, and organising community fundraising and events. Experience developing a donor database and producing engaging donor communications are important. Some experience with email marketing and social media would be an advantage but is not essential.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Experience with developing and implementing a fundraising plan
  • Minimum of 2 years proven experience of securing income from Trust, Grants and major gift donors
  • Experience in managing relations with trusts and major gift donors
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience of producing complex funding proposals

The role is a minimum three days/week and carries a full-time salary of £27,000-£30,000 per annum (pro-rata if part-time), competitive holiday entitlement and could include home-working. To apply, please email your CV, Application Form and a covering letter explaining how your skills and experience fit the role to  Click here for the Job Description. Click here for the application form.

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