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Fundraising Manager

Location: Hackney, London

Closing date: 19/07/2019


Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest is the leading charity in East London supporting people with mental health problems and working to improve wellbeing.

This is an exciting time to join Mind CHWF and an expanding fundraising team. Our Fundraisers have recently achieved considerable success and we are seeking a unique individual to take the team to the next level

The Fundraising Manager will lead an established team and take responsibility for grants, trusts and statutory contracts income to help achieve an ambitious income target that will support the charity’s vital work.

Main Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and creating compelling, tailored tenders and fundraising proposals to match commissioner and donor interests. They will leverage high value support from Trusts and Foundations with the expectation to achieve or exceed agreed annual and multiyear income targets. They will be a self-starter and motivated by ambitious targets

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

To be considered, applicants must have experience in achieving set income targets in a trust fundraising role and a demonstrable track record of cultivating relationships with trusts representatives and securing major multi-year gifts.

You will need excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience of conveying complex funding ideas in clear, concise and inspirational ways

Your copywriting skills will be second to none, as will your ability to research and write compelling funding propositions.

Strong influencing skills are essential to ensure effective engagement with senior staff and external stakeholders.

What we can offer

In return we offer a wonderful and rewarding environment, working for East London’s largest local mental health charity dedicated to supporting our community’s mental health. In addition, we offer a competitive basic salary and benefits package including 26 days annual leave + bank holidays, season ticket loans, cycle scheme, and more.

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please email us the attached equal opportunities form to the HR Team.

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