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Fundraising Manager (Part Time)
Open Road Visions
  • Salary £30,000 pro rata per annum
  • Location Colchester, Essex
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time
  • Category Fundraising
  • Sectors Health, Medical
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Job Description

Fundraising Manager, Colchester, Essex

£30,000 pro rata per annum

Part time – 22.5 hours per week (over 3 days)

Closing Date – 14th August 2019


The Fundraising Manager role is a new role created as part of our recently agreed investment in fundraising to help us to deliver our strategic and operational ambitions in line with our five year plan.

What you’ll be doing

The post holder will be responsible for generating new income from a variety of different sources, including Trusts and Foundations, individual donors, events, on-line giving, corporates, legacies and commissioned contracts to ensure the future sustainability of the Charity.  Working closely with the Senior Management Team to develop a long term fundraising strategy for the organisation.

What it’s like to work for Open Road

Open Road provides drug and alcohol treatment services, welfare support and offender support services across Essex & Kent including a range of interventions that deliver mentoring, advice and information programmes.  Accredited with Investing In Volunteers and Investors In People Gold, our mission is to empower a diverse range of individuals, families and communities to lead healthy and more meaningful lives, free from addiction, offending behaviour and disadvantage, to ensure healthier, happier lifestyles.

Benefits to you –

- £30,000 pro rata per annum

- 20 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays

- Royal London Pension and Death in Service benefit

- Access to our in-house Organisational Training Plan, and full training tailored to your development needs

- Legal training including Health & Safety, Safeguarding and GDPR

What you need –

To be successful in this role, you will have experience of raising income (ideally within the drug and alcohol healthcare context) together with excellent research, analytical, communication and relationship development skills.  You will also be comfortable with working in a small team and with taking initiative and responsibility.

During the first 6 months, the successful candidate will be expected to establish themselves in the new role and develop our fundraising strategy with some early income generation.  Post this establishment period, an annual fundraising target will be proposed and agreed in line with our five year income generation plan.

We are looking for someone with great interpersonal and negotiation skills with a positive, creative and proactive approach.  As well as excellent IT skills, you will need to be self-motivated and comfortable working to financial targets.

This position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at enhanced level.  To apply, please visit our website to download an application pack. 

Open Road values and respects the diversity and individual differences of our services users, staff and our volunteers.


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