Fundraising Manager

  • Job Reference: SC/FM/BM
  • Date Posted: 15 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Springboard Charity
  • Location: Remote Working
  • Remote Working: 100% remote working possible
  • Salary: £34,000 to £36,000
  • Sector: Pubs & Bar, Chefs - All Levels, Contract Catering, Hotels, Health & Spa, Retail, Temp, Interim & Seasonal, Finance & Revenue, Venue, Attraction, Travel and Entertainment, Sales & Marketing, Apprenticeship, Facility Management, Leisure, Restaurant, HR, Learning and Development, Operations, Skilled Trades, Tours and Visitor Attractions, Administration, Customer Service, Healthcare, Transport & Logistics, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Springboard is seeking a dynamic and experienced Fundraising Manager to join our dedicated team. We aim to transform lives by nurturing people into careers in hospitality, leisure, and tourism.

At Springboard, we:

  • Futureproof the talent pipeline for the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • Equip individuals with the inspiration, knowledge, skills, advice, and guidance needed to succeed.
  • Support people facing barriers to employment, helping them secure sustained jobs in hospitality, leisure, and tourism, regardless of their age or background.
  • Provide specialist careers information and facilitate quality work experience opportunities.
  • Promote hospitality, leisure, and tourism as vibrant sectors offering inspirational careers.

Key Responsibilities: As a Fundraising Manager, you will:

  • Play a vital role in achieving our fundraising strategy KPIs by generating income from trusts & foundations, public funding streams, and corporate bodies.
  • Manage and oversee funding partner accounts, ensuring high standards in reporting and bid writing.
  • Construct successful funding applications and contribute to building a strong funding pipeline for organisational sustainability.
  • Provide bid writing training opportunities for staff and work with operations and delivery teams to develop services and budgets that attract funding.
  • Lead and manage the fundraising executive.

A Month in the Life:

  • Identify strong funding opportunities and contribute to income forecast meetings and pipeline requirements.
  • Draft and submit successful regional and national bids and tenders, including trusts & foundations, targeted public funding, and corporate income opportunities.
  • Facilitate internal and external stakeholder meetings related to funding and reporting requirements.
  • Manage and allocate existing funding accounts and renewals to colleagues.
  • Liaise with operational and delivery teams to brief on funding contract requirements.
  • Provide staff training and support fellow bid writers by reviewing and amending content.
  • Conduct 121s, personal development, and performance reviews in line with Springboard procedures.

About you:

  • Experienced in successful bid writing with strategic and hands-on abilities.
  • Creative in matching Springboard services with suitable funders.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with attention to detail.
  • Understanding of data protection and GDPR.
  • Proficient in interrogating excel data and preparing budgets and forecasts.
  • Desires to work in a highly focused, results-driven fundraising team.
  • Thrives on identifying suitable funding pots, writing compelling bids, and interrogating funding opportunities.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Springboard is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), or sexual orientation. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruitment process, please contact

How to Apply: If you are passionate about transforming lives and have the skills to excel in this role, we would love to hear from you! You can either send your CV or record a video talking about your experience, skills, and why you want to join our charity. Both options are welcome - choose what works best for you.