Fundraising Manager

Closing date: Tuesday, July 16, 2024
  • Salary £45000 per annum
  • Location Woking, Surrey (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Social Welfare
  • Job Reference : 214931

Join Police Care UK as our Fundraising Manager!

We're seeking an experienced Fundraising Manager to lead our Individual Giving program. Reporting into the Head of Fundraising, you'll be responsible for developing and delivering fundraising appeals and regular giving campaigns. You’ll be inspiring supporters, cultivating a sense of ownership, and securing regular donations to support our vital work.

At Police Care UK, we're dedicated to reducing the impact of harm on police and their families. With roots tracing back to 1926, we've evolved from two merged charities, the Police Dependants’ Trust and The National Police Fund, to become leaders in the blue light sector. 

Our mission is to provide ground-breaking research and programs nationwide, supporting officers coping with exposure to trauma. From strategic initiatives to individual counselling, we're committed to making a difference. Join us in championing the welfare of our police community.

Main Responsibilities:

• Project manage, deliver, and develop fundraising campaigns across various channels including direct mail, email, digital, social media, radio, press inserts, and advertising.

• Grow and manage the regular donors’ scheme, Payroll Giving, In-Memory giving, and appeals, contributing to the overall fundraising strategy.

• Champion the use of data and insight to drive regular giving, utilizing databases for effective prospect and donor management.

• Monitor, evaluate, and forecast campaign performance, ensuring targets are met and providing reports as required.

• Manage and review all copywriting and creative processes, maintaining tone and key messages for appropriate audiences.

• Collaborate with the wider fundraising team, including Corporate Partnerships, Major Donors, and Trusts and Foundations, to maximize opportunities.

• Liaise with the Head of Fundraising and your colleagues to optimize fundraising opportunities.

• Champion Police Care UK and the support it provides to our police community.

Person Specification:

• Proven track record in developing and implementing successful regular giving strategies and campaigns.

• Effective stakeholder management skills, both internally and externally.

• Experience in budget management, reporting, and forecasting.

• The ability to influence, motivate, and persuade donors.

• Working knowledge of data analysis and performance metrics.

• Familiarity with Microsoft Office, CRMs, social media, and web platforms.

• Empathy with the police service and an understanding of the welfare needs of police officers and their families.


• Experience working with external creative agencies.

• Volunteer management experience.

• Experience in organizing fundraising events.

• Knowledge of lottery management and legislation.

How to Apply: If you're ready to make a difference and meet the criteria outlined above, please press apply to complete your application. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Join us in supporting our police community and making a meaningful impact on their well-being. 


This job description is neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the duties and responsibilities may vary from time-to-time in the light of changing circumstances and in consultation with the jobholder.

The jobholder will be required to work within the rules and regulations of the Charity and accept the authority of the Head of Fundraising, who has the discretion to delegate authority to the jobholder and to withdraw it. 

Equal Opportunities Policy

Police Care UK is committed to eliminating any discrimination and promoting diversity and equality of opportunity in all it does. We provide equal opportunities in employment, and we will not unlawfully discriminate against job applicants, employees of the charity, volunteers, workers or contract workers on the grounds of their age, class, disability, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion, belief, sexual orientation, or class. We particularly encourage applications from those with diverse backgrounds.

Location:  Hybrid/Woking

Contract:  Permanent, Full time

Salary: up to £45,000 per annum 

Closing Date: 16-07-2024

You may have experience in the following: Fundraising Manager, Senior Fundraising Manager, Fundraising Engagement Manager, Senior Fundraising Engagement Manager, Fundraising Engagement, Community Engagement, Senior Fundraising Officer, Fundraising, Fundraiser, Senior Fundraiser, Supporter Engagement, etc.

REF-214 931