Partnerships & Community Fundraising Manager

Closed: 23 February 2024
Fundraising Community Corporate

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  • Salary £28,407 - £34,581 per year
  • Location Wirral, Merseyside (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Contract, Full-time
  • Sectors Health, Medical
  • Job Reference : PCFM

Wirral Hospice’s partnerships and community fundraising programme contributes significantly towards our hospice care and support services. We have ambitious plans to grow our income.

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate a successful track record of generating income from relevant fundraising programmes or from a business / consumer sales career.

Wirral Hospice St John's provides FREE care for adult patients with life-limiting illnesses. We also support carers and loved ones; families are at the heart of everything we do.

Although some NHS funding is received, the majority of our income is donated by individuals, families, groups, companies and charitable trusts. Every penny counts and helps us to make a real difference to the specialist care and support we provide for our patients and their loved ones.

Flexibility, responsibility and professionalism are key. The successful candidate should have a desire to learn and be proactive in supporting our hospice’s objectives and CARES values: Compassionate, Accountable, Respectful, Equitable and Sustainable.

Some of our key staff benefits:
• 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and option to buy extra annual leave
• Sick pay
• Various pension schemes
• Family-friendly policies
• Eligible to apply for Blue Light discount card
• Investment in learning and development

The role is fixed term contract 12mths.

It may be extended to suit business needs. A permanent role may also become available that the postholder may be eligible to apply for.

We will review all applications as received, inviting suitable candidates for interview. We reserve the right to close the process early.

Job summary:

The post holder reports directly to and works closely with the Income Generation & Marketing Director, along with other colleagues and volunteers to ensure that financial targets and programme objectives are met.

Key objectives of the role include:

  • Lead, motivate and support members of the Partnerships & Community Fundraising Team in delivering a successful portfolio of programmes and initiatives, including personal fundraising targets.
  • To work collaboratively with other Income Generation & Marketing Leads to support the delivery and achievement of overall dept objectives and targets:
    • Giving Manager
    • Lottery Manager
    • Retail Manager
    • Senior Marketing & Communications Officer
  • To work collaboratively with other teams and functions across the hospice to meet common aims and goals.
  • Support the Income Generation & Marketing Director and the Senior Leadership Team in the delivery of Annual Delivery Plans (ADPs) and key strategic aims:
    • Increasing the reach of our services across the Wirral community
    • Securing sustainable income
    • Being the employer of choice with a highly motivated workforce inclusive of volunteers
    • Ensure that Wirral Hospice is recognised as an effective, efficient and thriving organisation worthy of future investment

Partnerships & Community Fundraising programme:

  • As directed by the Income Generation & Marketing Director, to be responsible for the team’s range of programmes and initiatives.
  • Approach to local businesses in support of the hospice including Charity of the Year pitches through to seeking sponsorship support or participation in relevant events.
  • Provide leadership and support to the Community & Challenges Fundraiser in building on existing relationships and making new approaches to individuals, community groups, schools, colleges and nurseries in support of the community fundraising and challenges programme.
  • Provide leadership and support to the Fundraising Officer responsible for the Christmas tree recycling campaign.
  • Work collaboratively with the Volunteer Services Team to proactively organise opportunities to present on the work of the hospice and support the delivery of presentations seeking fundraising and volunteering support.
  • To develop relationships with existing and new fundraising volunteers who support the team in meeting objectives.
  • To take the lead on hospice-organised events for relevant audiences: golf days, lunches - delegating specific support tasks to team members.