We’re on the lookout for a new fundraising manager.
Can you develop our existing income streams, consider new avenues for us to take, and strengthen our relationships with stakeholders and supporters?
If so, and you have a passion for fundraising, we’d love to hear from you.
The ideal candidate will have several years of fundraising experience, particularly when it comes to increasing income and cultivating supporters.
They’ll be enthusiastic, innovative and able to use their initiative to help us realise a variety of untapped fundraising opportunities.
Location: Wimbledon, London. Hybrid working will be considered.
Reporting to: Director.
Status: Permanent, 37.5 hours per week.
Salary: c.£45,000, depending on skills and experience.
Holiday: 33 days, including bank holidays.
Pension: 7.5% employer contribution.
Benefits: Travel loan and Cycle to Work scheme offered.
- Play a leading role in the development of JM’s fundraising strategy and the delivery of direct marketing, telemarketing and online campaigns to generate cash, regular giving and Gift Aid.
- Plan, research and implement all aspects of direct marketing aimed at acquiring and retaining new and existing supporters.
- To ensure consistent and inspiring communications to our supporters ensuring a comprehensive “supporter journey”.
- To research, write and submit targeted Trust applications and report on grants awarded.
- To develop a legacy programme, promote legacy giving and look after pledgers.
- To have oversight of the in-house CRM database (Raiser’s Edge NXT) and line manage the Supporter Care and Engagement Officer in line with agreed policies and procedures.
- To assist and promote JM’s presence at fundraising and other events.
- To manage relationships with external agencies and suppliers to ensure the effective and timely delivery of services/materials/campaigns.
- To ensure accurate and up to date fundraising information is maintained on the JM website and via social media.
- Regularly monitor and evaluate direct marketing campaigns, Trust fundraising, digital giving and legacy fundraising, provide results and feed the learning back into the organisation.
- To keep abreast of key issues and best practice within the direct marketing/fundraising sector.
- Ensure fundraising practices and materials comply with GDPR, the Data Protection Act and the Code of Fundraising practise.
- Undertake additional duties as requested.
About Jesuit Missions
Jesuit Missions is the international mission and development organisation of the Jesuits in Britain. For over 60 years, we have worked with communities in some of the poorest countries in the world.
While closely associated with Guyana in South America, India, South Africa and Zimbabwe, our focus today extends to the wider world where more than 14,000 Jesuits and thousands more lay colleagues are working.
We have four principal activities through which we seek to achieve our mission:
- Grant-giving for community projects in the global south.
- Education for justice in parishes, schools and communities in Britain.
- Advocating in Britain and globally for a more just world.
- Responding to humanitarian emergencies.
For an informal conversation about the role, please contact director Paul Chitnis on 0208 946 0466.
1. Please send an up-to-date CV along with a covering letter outlining why you are the best person for the role bearing in mind the job description.
2. Include the names and contact details of two referees one of whom should be your latest employer. References will not be taken up without your permission. Please note that applications which fail to do this will not be considered.
3. Only applications from UK citizens or those with the right to work in the UK will be considered.
4. Applications should be marked “Fundraising Manager application” and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 30 November 2023. First interviews will be held online on 7/8 November 2023. (We may close this vacancy earlier if we receive enough suitable applications.)
For a full job specification, click here.