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The National Forest

Fundraising Manager

Moira, Derbyshire (with hybrid working)

About Us

This is a crucial moment in the development of both the National Forest and the National Forest Company, with a new 25-Year Vision for the National Forest, a new Corporate Plan for the Company, and a renewed focus and purpose in light of the urgency of climate change. 200 square miles, three decades, 9 million trees planted, and forest cover having increased from 6% to 22% - we have a track record of making things happen.

We are currently looking for a Fundraising Manager to join our Development Team on a permanent, full-time basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of £37,295 - £41,425 per annum
- 30 days’ annual leave and 10.5 days public and privilege holidays.
- Hybrid Working (minimum 3 days in the office)
- Civil Service Pension
- Employee Benefits Programme
- Performance awards

The Role

As our Fundraising Manager, you will drive our income generation, focusing on meeting annual targets and return on investment.

Working alongside the Director of Development, you will create and deliver our Income Generation Strategy, developing new and existing initiatives to support sustainable fundraising models.

You will ensure that all our fundraising activities align with our brand framework and showcase the charity’s purpose and aims.

Additionally, you will:

- Research and identify potential individual donors, businesses, trusts and foundations
- Build upon prospects to establish a cycle of long-term engagement and stewardship
- Develop effective messaging and materials for fundraising activities
- Line manage the Fundraising Officer
- Review the fundraising performance

About You

To be considered as our Fundraising Manager, you will need:

- A track record of delivering efficient and effective fundraising strategies and programmes
- Experience of bid development and raising significant funds
- Experience of raising funds from corporates and delivering sponsorship arrangements
- At least three years' line management experience
- A track record of dealing with sensitivity and complexity, including managing sensitive relationships, data management and diverse audiences
- Membership of the Institute of Fundraising
- IT proficiency
- A degree or equivalent

The closing date for this role is the 14th April 2023.

So, to make an impact in this engaging and rewarding role as a Fundraising Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


Closing Date: 14/04/2023  Location: Moira, Derbyshire (with hybrid working)

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