British Red Cross

Restricted Funding Manager

British Red Cross

Job Description

Restricted Funding Manager

Location: London

Working hours: 35 per week

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £44,500 - £47,000 depending of experience (including London weighting)
Are you an experienced fundraising professional who could play a leading role in helping the British Red Cross Fundraising & Supporter Engagement team to maximise restricted funding opportunities?

What's great about this Restricted Funding Manager opportunity?

In this exciting and varied role, you’ll have an opportunity to utilise an unique blend of project, operational and strategic skills, bringing people together and solving problems - it's a great sense of achievement, and you will drive the generation of funds for the projects that make a real difference to people's lives.

What you'll be doing

Reporting to the Head of Programme Funding, you will support the wider Fundraising & Supporter Engagement (FR&SE) leaders to work with operational leadership to develop restricted fundraising plans and to anticipate and manage issues and challenges.

You will lead the development and implementation of the restricted funding information strategy, ensuring fundraisers have access to comprehensive and accurate service/project information and high-quality fundraising resources

You will play a key role in ensuring restricted fundraising targets are incorporated into operations annual plans and budgets and will be responsible for reporting on progress against restricted funding targets and monitoring funding gaps across restricted projects in close collaboration with Finance teams.

You will lead on coordinating structured engagement with UK and International operations colleagues, driving collaborative working in planning, developing, monitoring and accounting for restricted income generation.

You will build relationships across the organisation, acting as a bridge between FR&SE and Operations and ensure that Fundraising and Operations management have access to relevant information to guide their decision-making, prioritisation and risk management as it relates to restricted funding
Meet the team

The Restricted Funding team is the key interface for UK and International Operations, and Fundraising at British Red Cross.

The team enables the production of a strong pipeline of projects for restricted fundraising, develops exciting and attractive fundraising materials and products to help Fundraisers deliver on increased income, and drives good practice in restricted fundraising and collaborative working.
Who we're looking for

In addition to having significant experience in fundraising or service delivery within voluntary sector, you will have a great knowledge and understanding of fundraising principles and the solicitation / donor care process. You will have both project management and team/ line management of staff, volunteers or interns experience.

You will have excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills with the ability to demonstrate strong and positive relationships across a complex organisation. Communication, negotiation and influencing skills are also essential, and you will be comfortable with difficult conversations and be confident to challenge constructively.

You will have a good level of numeracy with the ability to interpret, design and produce complex financial reports. You will have excellent computer literacy skills to include Microsoft Office and general databases and be confident maintaining, analysing and producing data-driven management information reports and budget management.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 30th June 2020.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on 6th, 7th and 8th of July 2020 via Zoom.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave

  • Up to 6% contributory pension

  • Flexible working policy

A little bit more about us

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK.

We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross, we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.

We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated, and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

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