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- Fundraising Manager - Major Donors, UK

We are looking for an experienced Fundraiser to raise income from major donors to help support children who struggle to read and write.

Job Description

The Children’s Literacy Charity works in socially and economically disadvantaged areas to unlock the potential of children who struggle to read and write through high-quality literacy interventions. We work in partnerships with schools and the community with the aim to change the effects of underachievement and social exclusion by providing individualised early intervention literacy teaching. In addition to this we build skills and confidence through an affirming relationship between tutor and child.
This post is for someone to join our team to help us to continue to work with those who need us most.
Job Objective: To meet income targets from major donors and individuals focussing on the development of the major donor programme, and latterly the individual giving programme.

Key responsibilities:

Working with the CEO and fundraising team to create and deliver a short and medium strategy for the growth and development of fundraising.  Monitor and review this strategy on a regular basis.
Working with the CEO and fundraising team to grow the Development Board
Working with Marketing and Communications team to ensure our fundraising messaging is strong and relevant
Develop a strong understanding of the organisation’s existing supporters and proposition in order to develop targeted approaches and materials.
We operate in a culture of excellence, integrity, innovation and ambition and would expect to see these values in action in this post.
Demonstrable experience of developing and delivering strategic plans, setting objectives derived from the plans and successful delivery against those objectives
An authentic, transparent, credible and honest working style
Excellent interpersonal skills with a powerful and inspiring personal presence, the ability to build rapport quickly and strong influencing skills
Inspirational presentation and communication skills
A strong commitment to and ability to work effectively within a team
Self-reflective, with the necessary drive and determination to achieve results whilst remaining undaunted by setbacks
Working Hours - Full-time 35 hrs per week
Salary - £30K - £35K depending on experience + pension contributions
Based at:Flexible - with regular travel to The Children's Literacy Charity office in SE London 
Job posted on 21 October 2017.

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