Fundraising and Engagement Manager

  • Job Reference: FCM-MR-L
  • Date Posted: 25 May 2021
  • Recruiter: Excel Recruitment
  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Media Relations, Healthcare & Medical, Charity, Marketing & Communications
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12-month FTC
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marcus Ratcliff
  • Email:

Job Description

A high-profile charity - set up in support of a key profession - is looking to recruit a Fundraising and Engagement Manager. The postholder will use their entrepreneurial inventiveness to secure income from a broad spectrum of fundraising streams, adding to established sources, while also contributing to the communications and marketing functions of the charity.

Key Responsibilities for the Fundraising and Engagement Manager position:

  • Contribute to the delivery of the core fundraising strategy, ensuring alignment with the institution’s longer-term plan.
  • Set ambitious fundraising objectives to deliver against within set timeframes.
  • Develop a sustainable and diverse portfolio of funding streams, including from corporate partnerships sponsorship, alumni activity, and the support of individuals.
  • Undertake researching into potential new funders, developing a fundraising database to capture all useful information for future use.
  • In conjunction with the head of department, ensure careful budgeting and forecasting.
  • Work in close collaboration with Communications and Marketing teams within partner organisation to promote the work of the institution through national and local media contacts.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a role similarly blending fundraising and communications/marketing responsibilities, ideally within a small charity.
  • Proven fundraising skills, meeting key targets within regular giving or legacy fundraising environments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience producing clear content to be sharing across a range of media, including social platforms.

Salary and Details:

  • c£45,000 per annum.
  • Full time, 12-month fixed-term contract.
  • Flexible working, and up to 32 days' annual leave.


For more information and to apply for this vacancy please email your CV to the contact details below.

A consultant will contact you within 5 days if you are successful with your application.

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