Devon Fundraising Manager

  • Job Reference: Ref: HQ24/05
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Recruiter: FearFree
  • Location: Devon
  • Salary: £27,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Charity and Non-Profit Organisations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you looking for a role where what you do really makes a difference to people’s lives?

Are you a confident, creative self-starter, a strategic thinker, with an eye for detail, love working with people and are good at building relationships?

Do you want to be part of a team that is supportive, caring and passionate about their work?

Then our exciting new role of Devon Fundraising Manager could be just what you are looking for! We are passionate about finding the right person for the role and will offer training if needed.

You will be responsible for your own area, reporting to our Head of Fundraising, and working alongside our small team of Wiltshire Fundraising Manager and our Senior Trusts and Grants Fundraiser, leading on and developing fundraising activities and a supporter base across Exeter and Devon.

This role will include building relationships with corporates, key community groups and running our third-party events alongside and a small portfolio of own events. You may have experience in fundraising, marketing, sales, business development and some experience in events planning. The role will include elements of public speaking and travel across the county so access to your own vehicle is essential.

Every year, FearFree supports over 6,000 adults and children in Devon who have experienced domestic abuse, sexual violence, stalking and harassment. Our aim is to break the cycle of abuse and we help people rebuild their lives free from fear and abuse, not just until the next time but permanently.

We offer a great package with:

  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays (allowance increases in 2 years of being at charity)
  • Hybrid/ flexible working
  • Free parking in the Exeter office, and access to satellite offices in Plymouth or Barnstaple
  • Travel expenses reimbursed (excluding home to office)
  • Training and career progression opportunities
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • 4% matched pension

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and grow the income for the charity through fundraising (corporate, community, and some events.)
  • Research, plan and implement new fundraising initiatives – guided by the fundraising strategy and your own experience.
  • Recruit fundraisers and identify and manage all third-party events in Devon.
  • Build new relationships and maintain existing relationships with the wider Devon community.
  • Network and engage with corporate donors and encourage new donors to support and participate in fundraising activities/events.
  • Attend and manage stalls at community events.
  • Recruit and manage volunteer fundraisers.
  • Deliver community talks and corporate Lunch and Learns at networking opportunities.
  • Plan, organise and deliver fundraising events across Devon.
  • Manage and grow the income from collection pots and buckets through promotion of these in the community.
  • There will be an element of evening and weekend work as well as travel across Devon. Full driving licence and access to a roadworthy vehicle is essential.

FearFree is committed to encouraging equality and diversity in the workplace. We strive to be a diverse and inclusive place to work where we can all be ourselves and individual differences are recognised and valued.