Individual Giving Manager Needed - Sports Connections Foundation Children's Charity

Job title: Individual Giving Manager

Working hours: Part-time 15 hours (Flexible)

Salary: £26k pro-rata.

Job Type: Fixed Term

Location: Hybrid: Office & home-based

Reports to: Operations & Programmes Manager

This is a fixed-term role with a view to becoming permanent subject to reaching income and other targets set throughout your employment.

Role Summary:

The main focus of the Individual Giving Manager is to acquire, develop and maintain excellent relationships with individual donors who are keen to support the work of Sports Connections Foundation. This is a key role within the organisation, responsible for generating a sustainable individual giving stream so that SCF can continue to provide positive outcomes through sport for children and young people.

With that in mind, SCF is ideally looking for a confident, engaging fundraiser with great copywriting skills and a track record of building good relationships with supporters.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver an annual plan for increasing income from regular individual giving, major donors, and legacies as part of the overall fundraising strategy.

  • Supports the CEO in managing and developing high-quality relationships with prospective major donors to maximise their funding potential.

  • Organises an annual programme of campaigns and events to attract, engage and nurture a wide range of individuals who would like to donate to SCF including major donors.

  • Develop and oversee an exceptional supporter journey processes; building new and stewarding existing relationships to identify opportunities for growth. Creates planned pathways to move donors upwards in tiers.

  • Leads from the front in attracting new supporters with inspiring storytelling via all the

  • communication channels that the charity uses.

  • Writes inspiring and compelling fundraising campaigns making clear the case for support for each of the charity’s programmes.

  • Leads on data planning and analysis for all activity, to support the identification, implementation and development of effective and targeted campaigns.

  • Maintains and maximises benefits of CRM database for all individual fundraising including prospects and existing partnerships. Ensures all conversations, meetings, and interactions are recorded in a timely manner. Experience of Donorfy would be advantageous.

  • Ensures charity supporters are kept up to date on a regular basis via the creation of quarterly newsletters and interesting posts on SCF social media channels.

  • Provides regular reports to the senior management team evaluating activity and performance.

  • Works effectively and in collaboration with the wider organisation on cross-department

  • initiatives and projects.

  • Regularly keeps up to date with programme activity to capture and share positive stories, quotes, and relevant updates with donors, partners, and potential supporters.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • Experience and evidence of successful fundraising from corporate and community income streams meeting the targets set.

  • An excellent communicator who is equally confident to represent the charity in person through presentation or written communication.

  • Demonstrates an ability to manage multiple corporate accounts

  • Demonstrates highly effective interpersonal skills in developing productive professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Enthusiasm for the work of Sports Connections Foundation demonstrating an understanding and empathy for the issues that the charity is concerned with.

  • Experience in effectively using CRM systems/databases.

  • Good IT skills, notably in the Microsoft Office 365 suite of applications.

  • Excellent time management, forward planning, and prioritisation skills with the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines set.

General – All Staff are required to:

Familiarise themselves with the Company Policies and Procedures, held on the HR system, accessible by all staff at any time from the website.

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Uphold the Equal Opportunities and Anti-Harassment and Bullying Policies, ensuring effective implementation in all aspects of their work for SCF.

Always act within the Company Rules, Policies, Procedures, and any other statutory requirements.

Be proactive, bring ideas, and suggestions, and be eager to contribute to business improvement.

Adopt an excellent attitude that contributes to a positive team environment, demonstrating a willingness to help, encourage and support colleagues, thinking beyond the task being given.

Undertake training as required.

Attend staff and team meetings as required.

Observe health and safety procedures in the workplace to ensure personal safety and to safeguard the interests and safety of colleagues, customers, and visitors.

Undertake other duties and responsibilities as appropriate since all staff are expected to work flexibly within their skill level to respond to changing priorities and make sure that beneficiary needs, and charity objectives are met.

DBS: The appointment is subject to the individual obtaining Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (and/or overseas equivalent if you have lived abroad).

Right to Work: You must have the right to work in the UK

Equal Opportunity Statement

SCF aims to be an equal opportunities employer and as such we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

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