Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
The Partnerships and Philanthropy team at Crisis has grown a portfolio of amazing relationships with businesses and high net worth individuals with the resources, influence and vision to end homelessness in Great Britain. As Fundraising Development Manager, you will be at the heart of making sure our relationships succeed and grow further, because the need for everyone to have a safe and stable home has never been more urgent.
Title: Fundraising Development Manager
Hours: 35 hrs per week (open to flexible working)
Location: London E1. Homeworking is available with a minimum of one day a week in the office, more when required for events or meetings.
About the role
As Fundraising Development Manager, you will lead a team that delivers all of the events, cases for support, comms and engagement that our fundraisers need to secure and grow amazing relationships with businesses and high net worth individuals who share our vision of ending homelessness.
The team were created in 2019 as a core part of our Partnerships and Philanthropy Strategy and have since grown in line with the transformational impact they’ve had on our ability to fundraise. The team are known at Crisis for their creativity, innovative and experimental approach, and powerful ability to cut through complexity to bring the outside world in to who we are, what we do and why Crisis’ work is vital.
Having established the team 3 years ago, the current post holder is moving on to a brilliant new role and we’re looking for the person who can lead the Fundraising Development Team forward to continue surprising and inspiring the rest of us to be the best fundraisers we can be.
We’ve recently established a Relationship Development Hub, a new group which is chaired by this post, who leads on ensuring joined up, engaging and effective stewardship of supporters across four fundraising sub teams. The hub is still in early days, therefore this is a great opportunity for someone to come in and make this their own, and lead this crucial pillar of our future fundraising success.
To be successful in this role you will be someone who
Passionately believes homelessness in 21st Century Britain is abhorrent
Is a natural leader, who thrives on enabling those around them to succeed
Is able to successfully juggle competing demands on your time, prioritise effectively and use an agile approach to ensure the job gets done
Thrives on communicating complexity in a simple and compelling way, to a range of audiences in a range of ways
Understands what fundraising relationships need to succeed, can identify and drive improvements to what we do and inspire colleagues with your vision
Can work collaboratively and effectively across a range of internal stakeholders including working with Crisis beneficiaries
You may have experience in; high value fundraising (any of corporate partnerships, philanthropy or trusts fundraising), communications, events management,
We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy
Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5%
25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days and option to purchase up to 10 additional days leave
Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay
Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm
And more! (Full list of benefits available on website)
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.
When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.
Closing date: 12th June (at 23:59)
Interviews will be held on during the week of the 20th of June
We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email email@example.com and our Recruitment team will contact you to discuss how we can help.
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