Fundraising Manager

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by ARK SCHOOLS

City, London United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
£30k - £35k Annual
Full-Time

Fundraising Manager

Salary - £30,000-£35,000 + 11% employer contribution to pension

Contract - Full time (37.5 hours a week / permanent contract)

Location - Holborn, London

Closing date for applications - 9am on 02 January 2019

About Ark

Ark is an education charity that aims to give every child, regardless of their background, the best start in life. We have a network of 38 schools in England, educating around 26,000 pupils in areas where we can make the biggest difference, and we incubate start-ups that improve the education system.

Role description

In this role you will raise funds to support Ark's mission of giving children the best start in life, regardless of their background, through education. This role will support Ark's fundraising team by developing relationships with funders and making compelling cases to request funding from them. You will develop relationships with internal teams and collate project information for the purposes of fundraising. You will be an excellent writer and be able to adapt project information and budgets to match funders' interests and application requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Research and monitor different funding opportunities and competitive funding rounds for specific Ark projects.
  • Work with internal teams to collate project information for fundraising and communication purposes.
  • Collate information about Ark's impact as a charity and the role of each individual programme area within this.
  • Confidently and effectively describe Ark's projects to potential funders, in person and in writing.
  • Write compelling cases for support, proposals and stewardship reports.
  • Support the senior management team to communicate with key potential supporters, donors and influencers.
  • Support the wider fundraising team on larger funding applications.
  • Use and keep the fundraising database up to date.

Required

  • Ability to write well.
  • Ability to make a written case and tailor it to funder interests and requirements.
  • Ability to compile financial information for funders.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of the review techniques used by philanthropic trusts, foundations, and the public sector.
  • Willingness to work on every level of funding bid.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and developing internal and external relationships.

Interviews will be held between 9 th -11 th January.

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Cordelia Harwood, via email

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Reference: 599154194

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