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Fundraising Manager

What we are looking for:

Job Title: Fundraising Manager (12 month maternity cover)

Salary: £34,000 – £37,000

Hours of Work: 37.5 hrs per week, Mon- Fri

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Reports to: Director of Philanthropy

Key working relationships: Director of Philanthropy, Database Co-ordinator, Centre for Veterans’ Health team and Marketing Department.

Job summary:

The post holder will work closely with the Director of Philanthropy and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of fundraising focusing on the Centre for Veterans Health. The post holder will concentrate on major donor and trust fundraising in addition to managing a small lower level stewardship programme in addition to an organisation-wide staff engagement strategy.

The post holder will require experience of developing and building relationships with clients or supporters. They will be a proven team player, working collaboratively with others in addition to working independently whilst also being willing to receive and act upon instructions. The post holder will need to orientate themselves efficiently in order to quickly assume responsibilities and set work load.

Key Responsibilities:

• Act as the first point of contact for all fundraising enquiries including major donors, trusts and hospital ‘Friends’.

• Responsible for the day to day development of low to mid-level donors, nurturing relationships, soliciting donations and accessing networks through targeted communication.

• Collaborate with relevant colleagues in other departments to source compelling stories and information in order to produce fundraising materials and bespoke donor reports.

• Help organise and deliver fundraising events and activities as and when required, aimed at attracting new supporters and nurturing existing supporters. Including the co-ordination of internal stakeholders at briefings and external events.

• Independently manage a portfolio of major donor relationships, moving them through the donor journey with the aim of maintaining or uplifting their support.

• Update and maintain records on the supporter database Raisers Edge.

• Other duties as required as part of a small, proactive fundraising team with an exciting and varied work load.

Person Specification:


• Excellent English writing skills

• Experience managing projects with internal and external stakeholders

• Experience of developing and building relationships with clients or supporters

• Experience of working towards and delivering on income targets


• Experience of major donor and/or trust fundraising

• Experience of using Raisers Edge

Personal attributes

• A confident communicator, with exceptional interpersonal skills

• Must be sympathetic to the aims of the charity

• Organised and efficient, with excellent attention to detail and accuracy

• Able to set effective priorities, planning and organising work to meet deadlines and manage diverse responsibilities under pressure

• Able to take initiative, be tenacious, imaginative, flexible and adaptive

This Job Description is intended as a guide to the general scope of duties and is not restrictive or definitive in any way. It may be subject to review.

Closing date: 31st January 2022

Please note, if we receive a high level of applications, we may choose to close this advert early. We encourage you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. We will only contact those candidates that have been shortlisted for interview.

King Edward VII’s Hospital values our diverse workforce and is commitment to providing equal opportunities. We welcome everyone – all talents and backgrounds. Being a relatively small hospital in size enables all our staff to work as a tightly-knit team. If you can see yourself as part of this team, and we have a vacancy that suits your skills, we look forward to hearing from you.

In-line with Government legislation, From 1 April 2022 it will be a legal requirement for you to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status or an exemption certificate to work for a healthcare organisation.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please send your CV to: Sian Bartram, Interim Director of Philanthropy

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