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Fundraising Manager / Senior Fundraising Administrator

Fundraising Manager / Senior Fundraising Administrator

  • Location

    Berkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Corporate, Major Donor, Trust / Statutory

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  • Salary:

    £24000.00 - £34000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Andrew Warburton

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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A leading independent research centre in Berkshire, specialising in organic food production and land management solutions is looking for a Fundraising Manager and a Senior Fundraising Administrator, both part-time (3 days per week) with a possibility of the two roles being combined into one full-time position.

The Fundraising Manager position has a salary band of £31,000 to £34,000 if full-time and incorporating the administrative duties as described below (pro rata if 3 days per week and not incorporating the administrative aspect).

The Senior Fundraising Adminstrator role is vacant only as a part-time position and has a salary band of £23,500 to £28,500, pro-rata at 3 days per week.

Key responsibilities for the Fundraising Manager:

  • Alongside the Executive Director, develop a portfolio of up to 150 existing and new donors, prospects, trusts and corporate contacts through a variety of approaches, including face to face, phone, events and written communications.
  • Raise income to meet agreed targets with a focus on gifts in excess of £1k.
  • Identify and evaluate new prospects utilising a wide range of methods including developing peer to peer networks and events.
  • Engage with the organisation's strategic planning process, including the Fundraising and Communications Strategies, in order to identify new developments and plan effectively for funding opportunities.
  • Develop accurate fundraising budgets and operational plans.

The successful applicant will have worked previously in a major donor role, with experience of identifying and securing high-value gifts. You will have a strong track record of establishing and developing successful relationships with high net worth individuals, trusts and corporate donors.

Key responsibilities for the Senior Fundraising Administrator include:

  • Assist the Executive Director with correspondence with funders
  • Maintain calendar of reporting and application deadlines for key current and potential funders (all types)
  • Assist Executive Director with production of annual/final reports as required
  • Assist Executive Director with preparation of funding applications
  • Assist the Executive Director in the promotion of the Charity, particularly in relation to established and potential donors
  • Maintain and develop the organisation's database
  • Assist the Executive Director/Fundraising Manager with the organization and administration of fundraising events

The closing date for these roles is 15th January 2018.

If either of the above part-time roles would be of interest to you, or if you would prefer to combine the two into one full-time position (or wish to register with TPP to hear about future posts), please call Andrew on 020 7198 6040 or send your CV to We do try to get in touch with all applications of interest however due to the volume of applications we receive this isn't always possible.