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Fundraising Manager, Operations Team

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (North East) - UK
Town/City Jesmond Dene
Salary Additional Information Full-time - Fixed term (2 years) - £30,000 per annum
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Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 03/08/2020
Company Name Urban Green Newcastle
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Directory Entry : Urban Green Newcastle is an independent charity which is responsible for the management & upkeep of the city’s 33 parks and 61 allotment sites. For jobs with Urban Green Newcastle please visit their website.
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Responsible To: Operations Director

Urban Green Newcastle are seeking to appoint an experienced Fundraising Manager to our Operations Team. The role is full-time and is for a fixed term of two years, with the potential for a permanent appointment subject to performance.        

Job Purpose:

The Fundraising Manager will be responsible for implementing a fundraising strategy for Urban Green Newcastle. This will include writing and coordinating funding proposals to grant making bodies; developing other income streams such as commemorative giving; and increasing visitor donations. This is a role for a highly skilled and motivated person who is passionate about the work of Urban Green Newcastle. As the charity’s main fundraiser you will implement the full fundraising mix, maximizing income and developing new and innovative fundraising streams. The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience in raising significant income targets ideally within third sector funding.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The following is typical of the duties the post holder will be expected to perform. It is not necessarily exhaustive and other duties of a similar nature and level may be required from time to time.

  • Work with the Senior Leadership Team to ensure the organisation’s fundraising strategy is implemented following an agreed timetable.
  • Create new and innovative commemorative giving schemes, including trees, benches and other memorials.
  • Create visitor giving opportunities linked to existing (e.g., Pet’s Corner) or new opportunities.
  • Initiate and build relationships with new and existing funding bodies; matching potential funding opportunities to specific services, projects and activities.
  • Prepare detailed, accurate and inspiring grant funding applications and bids in line with funding guidelines and policies.
  • Develop and coordinate a fundraising database to ensure an ongoing flow of proposals.
  • Prepare and submit monitoring and evaluation reports to funders according to specified deadlines.

 Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Deadline for all applications: Monday 3rd August 2020, 9:00 am

Please send your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to recruitment@urbangreennewcastle.org. Please note that we do not accept CVs. 

Interviews will be held via Zoom, w/c 10th August 2020. Please clearly state on the continuation sheet on the last page of the application form any dates that you are unavailable for interview.


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