Fundraising Manager  


Key role information

Salary: Circa £35,000 per annum commensurate with experience
Location: Home based (with regular travel to London and occasional travel UK-wide) 
Duration: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week (flexible working options considered)
Start date: ASAP

Job description

We are looking for a passionate and creative fundraiser with excellent relationship management and partnership building skills to join our team. You will play a pivotal role in helping us to build upon the incredible work of the team, supporting us to take full advantage of some exciting opportunities the team have already cultivated, as well as identifying new opportunities to help take the charity forward. 

It is an exciting time to join Solving Kids’ Cancer UK, having been through a period of transformation in recent years with a new strategy launched in 2022, a brand re-fresh in 2023 and a recently launched new external affairs strategy. Children are at the heart of everything we do, and as a small but mighty charity, you will have the opportunity to see first-hand the true impact of your fundraising efforts through multiple opportunities to engage with our wider community. 

Summary of role responsibilities

  • To cultivate, secure and steward new corporate partnerships, individuals, and major donors to generate funds to support the work of Solving Kids’ Cancer UK.
  • To work as an effective, supportive, and proactive member of the wider Fundraising and Engagement team in support of overall fundraising objectives.

For more detailed information about the role, charity, and team, look at the Recruitment Pack.

If you have any specific queries related to this position or would like an informal conversation prior to applying, you can contact Danielle Russell, Head of Fundraising and Engagement on +44 (0) 20 4582 7396 or via email danielle.russell@solvingkidscancer.org.uk

Fundraising Manager Recruitment Pack

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Recruitment pack for the Fundraising Manager position at Solving Kids' Cancer UK.

Applying for the role

If you would like to apply for the Fundraising Manager role, please complete and submit an Application Form highlighting how you meet the person specification and why you would like the role in the Supporting Statement. You can access and read our HR Privacy Notice at the bottom of the page. Please do not send your CV – we do not accept CVs by way of application.

Fundraising Manager application form

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Application form for the Fundraising Manager role at Solving Kids' Cancer UK.

We would also ask you to complete and return an anonymous diversity monitoring form. The information contained in the questionnaire will be treated as confidential and will be used by us to monitor and drive work towards our diversity and inclusion commitments.

Please return your completed application form to Claire Hislop, Head of Operations, via claire@solvingkidscancer.org.uk.

We actively encourage applications from those with lived experience of neuroblastoma and/or other childhood cancers. As an equal opportunity employer, we also welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Recruitment timetable

We aim to follow the schedule below:

Applications open: 22 May 2024
Applications close: 26 June 2024 at 11:59pm
Shortlisting: w/c 1 July 2024
Interviews: 8 July 2024 (London office)

If there are any adjustments that would help you engage with the recruitment process, please let us know.

Safeguarding: As a safeguarding charity whose work and practice are underpinned by safeguarding principles to protect children and young people and enhance their welfare, we always work in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance, and best safeguarding practices. All our roles require a basic criminal record check.

HR Privacy Notice

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HR Privacy Notice for Solving Kids' Cancer UK.