Fundraising Manager (circa £30,000 per annum pro rata (3 days per week, flexible))
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To produce, implement. monitor and report on all fundraising activity to ensure the necessary fundraising targets for St Barbe are achieved.
To identify new income generating strategies for traditional fundraised income and working closely with the Director and other staff to identify other fundraising opportunities.
To be the public face of the organization in fundraising related matters
Encourage community participation in achieving goals by developing close and productive relationships with stakeholders.
Lead and manage the activities of St Barbe’s Fundraising Leadership Group made up of the Director and Trustees
Work with Trustees, staff and volunteers to share fundraising skills and enable everyone to play an active role in implementing the fundraising strategy.
Act as interface with external consultants, advisors and partners on fundraising matters
Recruit and support fundraising advocates, ensuring they have the information and direction needed to make introductions and help cultivate potential donors
Lead on income forecasting and reviewing of the strategies as a live document to meet agreed income targets. Key areas of income generation include Trusts, Sponsorship, Legacies, in memoriam, the HLF Endowment Fund campaign, Corporate and general donations. Research and cultivation
Use a broad range of research tools, including published and online sources of information, to identify potential supporters of the Museum, including individuals, grant-making trusts and companies.
Identify new and stable income streams bringing financial stability to St Barbe through careful planning of tried and tested fundraising techniques and as such ensure accurate forecasting
Work closely with the community, researching potential opportunities and building up strong, positive, long term relationships with key opinion formers, stakeholders and potential funders
Arrange cultivation events and manage cultivation activities at museum events
Prepare applications and proposals for funders, follow up and negotiate as appropriate
Develop predictable income streams that are proven and stable, allowing a platform for future growth and stability for St Barbe. Stewardship
Ensure St Barbe meets all regulatory requirements in relation to fundraising to include the fundraising code of practice, fundraising preference service, the fund-raising regulator and any other relevant bodies
Ensure St Barbe complies with legislation and best practice in Charity Fundraising
Develop and implement stewardship plans for all donors including preparing appropriate communications
Secure trustee and staff support in stewarding donors appropriately
Arrange an annual dinner/event for Patrons
Ensure all donors are acknowledged appropriately and as agreed Data Management
Maintain all donor information on a CRM system
Be conversant with the requirements of the Data Protection Act and ensure compliance in safeguarding confidential information
Be responsible for ensuring that all income generating policies and procedures are appropriate and up to date to ensure compliance with St Barbe’s policies and procedures at all times. Administration
Contribute to the effective working relationships with all personnel. In particular ensure that fundraising has strong work relations with the PR & Marketing Manager
Produce appropriate fundraising materials
Act with a sense of integrity and sound judgement and take personal responsibility for understanding and following all relevant financial policies
Work with Treasurer and Bookkeeper to ensure that all Gift Aid records and supporting documentation are maintained in an appropriate manner.
Ensure St Barbe conforms with any national fundraising standards and only undertakes activities which will not bring the organisation into disrepute
Agreeing realistic short and medium term fundraising targets and providing analysis and reporting on fundraising progress.
Maintain on-line giving systems
Ensure the website fundraising pages are up to date and used as effectively as possible.