Salary: £34,241 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

Closing Date: 18 June 2021

(Please note that due to Covid-19 all our interviews are taking place virtually for the foreseeable future).

Are you looking for a role where your skills can directly benefit tens of thousands of families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people?  Would you like to join a team that is determined to continue to provide vital services to those in need during these unprecedented times?


The role

As Fundraising Manager you will coordinate the fundraising and volunteering team to support income growth and provide the best supporter experience for volunteers and fundraisers. This role is responsible for the delivery of the fundraising strategy in key areas to include corporates, events, community and individual giving and engaging the organisation in the development of volunteering to support organisational needs. 

In this role you will expand current fundraising and volunteering activity to create new opportunities for Family Fund, by promoting the organisation with creativity and credibility to potential supporters.

You will manage and deliver larger fundraising events with the support of the fundraising and volunteering team.  You will co-ordinate and manage the recruitment and delivery of third party events teams, such as the Great North Run.


About you

You must have experience of working in fundraising, managing more than one income line, ideally within community, events or individual giving.  Experience of delivering and creating fundraising plans to work to targets is essential. You will have proven track record in creating and writing compelling proposals.  Experience of managing staff is also required. 


How to apply

If you are interested please send your CV and a covering letter to our recruitment partner outlining how you meet the person specification to [email protected]

For more information, please download the Fundraising Manager job description.


About us

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.  Last year, we provided 150,000 grants or services to families across the UK.  We are continuing to adapt to the impact of Covid-19 and are doing everything we can to ensure we provide this essential grant support when it is needed the most.


Our commitment to inclusion, equality and diversity

Family Fund are committed to staff development whilst offering excellent benefits, including flexi-time, competitive annual leave entitlement, a contributory pension scheme and above all a professional, fun working environment where a positive work-life balance is encouraged.

Family Fund is a Disability Confident Employer and all disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements for the role will be asked to attend an interview.  If you have a disability and are happy to inform us, please highlight this in your covering letter (please note that you are under no obligation to inform us).