Temporary Fundraising and Communications Manager

Office Angels currently have a fantastic opportunity available for an experienced Fundraising Manager to join a North East Charity on a 10 month fixed term contract.


This is a part-time role working 22.5 hours per week and will be mainly based working from home, therefore our client is able to consider suitable candidates based anywhere in the UK (occasional travel to Newcastle will be required once restrictions are lifted).


We are looking for an experienced and energetic Fundraising and Communications Manager to lead our clients fundraising and communications efforts.


You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in achieving fundraising targets and securing donations from a diverse range of sources alongside leading on fundraising growth, helping to support a new five-year strategy across the organisation.


Duties will also include but are not limited to:



  • Day to day management of fundraising and communications staff and volunteers to achieve individual targets

  • Lead on implementation of new fundraising income strategy and action plan to increase income

  • Lead on implementation of new marketing and communications strategic plan

  • Lead on promoting the brand and marketing our services to increase reach

  • Working to and achieving annual set funding targets within set budgets

  • Lead the stewardship of the Charities donors and supporters across a diverse portfolio of fundraising activities

  • Manage relationships with major, regular and potential donors and funders demonstrating the link between their gifts and charity's beneficiaries

  • Develop innovative new income streams for the fundraising team to reflect donor interests and needs of charity's beneficiaries

  • Lead donor segmentation and analysis work to develop effective fundraising activities

  • Establish and maintain relationships with patrons and celebrity supporters

  • Ensure delivery of agreed action plans, and track and report progress to the Leadership Team and Board of Trustees

  • Lead portfolio of innovative, fundraising activities and approaches to include but not limited to legacies, major donors, appeals, events and regular giving

  • Copy writing for proposals, advertising, website, marketing materials and press releases for approval by Leadership Team

  • To lead team meetings, individual supervision sessions and annual appraisals of Fundraising and Communications Team, and support team's individual training and development plans

  • Continuous improvement of fundraising's quality and efficiency

  • Oversee management and effectiveness of the charity's donor database

  • Ensure fundraising activities are legal and consistent with the Fundraising Regulator and are compliant with all major legislation including GDPR, Data Protection


The successful candidate will have previous experience within a similar position having achieved fundraising targets and led a successful fundraising team.


If this sounds like you and you're available immediately, please apply online today or call Office Angels Newcastle for more information.


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