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Senior Fundraising Manager

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 26/03/2015
Company Name Environmental Investigation Agency
Contact Name
Fax (202) 986-8626
Email annacairns@eia-international.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.

 

“One of Britain’s most effective conservation groups” – BBC Wildlife Magazine 

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) an independent organisation working to combat environmental and wildlife crime.  Established in the UK in 30 years ago, EIA gathers visual and documentary evidence, often from undercover investigations, which is used to campaign for change, raise public awareness, and to advocate practical solutions to environmental problems.   

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) an independent organisation working to combat environmental and wildlife crime.  Established in the UK in 30 years ago, EIA gathers visual and documentary evidence, often from undercover investigations, which is used to campaign for change, raise public awareness, and to advocate practical solutions to environmental problems.

  
EIA has a vision of a future where humanity respects, protects and celebrates the natural world for the benefit of all.  
Its mission is to protect the natural world by: * Exposing environmental destruction and loss of biodiversity through uncompromising investigations, using the evidence to uncover environmental crime and those responsible. * Campaigning for enhanced protection of the environment. * Developing effective partnerships and sharing skills. 
Learn more about our work here: http://eia-international.org/our-work


Senior Fundraising Manager:

We have an exciting opportunity to develop your career in Foundation, Trusts and Statutory Fundraising (FT&S), working with our small and dynamic fundraising team of five with a collective income target of £2.3million for 2015. 
We are looking for an experienced professional fundraiser with a strong FT&S grant track record.  You will be responsible for maintaining, managing and developing EIA’s FT&S fundraising programme by researching and identifying currently available and new potential income streams.


You will have a track record of securing £50k + grants, experience of managing large and complex accounts and projects together with excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to build strong relationships.

Salary: £30-34K DOE


Reports to: Head of Fundraising
Responsible for:  personal income target


Purpose of the post:
The Senior Fundraising Manager will work closely with the Campaign Leaders and Executive Director as part of the fundraising team to maximise income and support for EIA from foundations, trusts and statutory sources (FT&S). They will maintain, manage and develop EIA’s FT&S fundraising programme by researching and identifying currently available and new potential income streams.


They will be required to manage key relationships with FT&S, keep the grants database up to date and maintain a reporting calendar. The Senior Fundraising Manager will also be expected to increase EIA’s knowledge, relationships and financial support from statutory and private funding organisations and to set realistic and achievable targets for income generation from these sources.


Main responsibilities:
Write effective fundraising applications, ranging from short concise descriptions of EIA’s work to indepth analytical explanations of campaign programmes which are targeted and specific to individual FT&Ss (with assistance of campaigners or based on concept notes provided by them).


For statutory and institutional trusts and foundations, proposals may include detailed and technical information in the form of log frames.
Write concise and clear project reports according to funders’ deadlines including, where necessary, financial reporting.
Research prospective new FT&S from a wide range of sources in line with identified funding priorities.
Develop relationships with potential new funders, in writing, by phone, or in person.
Assist the Head of Fundraising in production of plans for agreed fundraising priorities, ensuring effective use of available resources.
Participate in other fundraising department team projects and provide cover for colleagues as required.
Develop and maintain systems of coordination and tracking for all contacts and relationships with institutional and foundation and trusts.
Produce annual FT&S fundraising budgets in line with strategic priorities.
Assist Head of Fundraising in producing annual budgets for the fundraising department.
Monitor, analyse and produce timely internal reports on performance of proposals on a monthly, annual and ad hoc basis as required


Essential Requirements:
* At least two year’s proven successful experience of seeking and gaining commitment from Foundations and Trusts. * Excellent written English (including grammar, spelling, creative writing). * Excellent research and networking skills. * Experience of managing complex projects and donor relationships. * Strong project management, organisational and budgeting and financial management skills. * Proven ability to manage and develop relationships with medium and large trusts and foundations. * Proven ability to communicate complex issues clearly and succinctly verbally and in writing. * Ability to identify and maximise funding opportunities.
* Ability to analyse financial information and present it in an accessible format. * Legal right to work in the UK.
Desirable Skills:
* Experience of working with log frames in applications. * Experience of UK Government and EU funding. * Knowledge and experience of the not-for-profit environment sector.

Application through CV with cover letter to annacairns@eia-international.org
Deadline 26th March 2015
Interviews tbc 

 

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