Fundraising Manager - London

British Heart Foundation
Fundraising, Management
Salary Details
£33,050 - £34,550 including car allowance (basic salary £28,500 - £30,000) + benefits
Contract Type
Hours per Week
Closing Date
This is a rewarding and fast-paced role, in a regional field team. No two days will be the same as you'll be working with individuals, groups, and corporates, supporting them with their fundraising ambitions.

Job Description

Are you confident, proactive self-starter who can use their own initiative to generate income for one of the country’s largest health charities?

Could you motivate, inspire and influence individuals, groups, and corporations to support BHF and achieve their fundraising goals? Do you love meeting and exceeding targets?

Would you like a people-focussed role where every day you have a direct impact on funding life-saving science?

If so, you could be our new Fundraising Manager for London. This is a great opportunity to cover a fundraising patch which has massive potential for growth.

About the role   

When people affected by heart and circulatory diseases are in need, they turn to us. With our research we give people hope. With our expert advice and training, we give people knowledge and support. In this role you will make direct impact by helping fund our life saving research and helping to build a healthier world for everyone.

In this role, you’ll recruit, manage, and support volunteer fundraisers within the community. You’ll identify, develop and steward new relationships with corporate supporters, fundraising groups, and high value prospects.

You’ll inspire and bring out the best in our supporters, corporate partnerships and fundraising groups, enabling them to achieve their ambitious fundraising goals and reach their potential.  

Joining a brave, informed, compassionate, and driven team, work with British Heart Foundation (BHF) colleagues and volunteers to identify new opportunities and develop them into fruitful relationships. You'll have the opportunity to make a real difference and impact in your community, help grow our BHF supporter network, and raise funds to power remarkable research breakthroughs.

This is a rewarding and fast-paced role, in a regional field team. No two days will be the same as you'll be working with individuals, groups, and corporates, supporting them with their fundraising ambitions.

This is a field-based role covering London. 

About you 

Above all you’ll have great business development and relationship management skills with passion for our cause and ability to present and pitch to a variety of audiences.

With strong planning and prioritisation skills, you enjoy working at pace and managing multiple deadlines. You’ll be data driven; able to provide insight and analysis to identify and nurture opportunities. 

You’ll be ambitious and tenacious; you will have exceptional problem-solving skills, able to think outside the box and keep motivated when met with challenges.

You’ll be provided with fantastic resources to help you keep up to date with all our innovative research, to help you develop and engage prospects to reach your income targets, helping us to turn science fiction into reality. Therefore, you will have a desire to learn only matched by your ability to bring the BHF to life and tell stories about our research that influence and motivate.

The team combines experience from the private, public and third sector and we're looking for someone to join us with:

  • Business acumen with proven experience of meeting and exceeding targets and working to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Excellent ability to motivate, inspire and influence people
  • Strong communication and networking skills and a proven ability to build long lasting relationships
  • Proven ability to track and report on income 
  • A track record of writing proposals that are engaging and concise 
  • An affinity with our Values (Brave, Informed, Compassionate and Driven)

In your supporting statement, we would like you demonstrate: 

Pitching and winning a partnership or project with a focus on identifying and securing the opportunity 

  • An example of growing income and networks
  • Experience of managing high-value corporate and/or individual relationships
  • Your passion for our cause
  • Whether you plan on relocating to the region (if not already living there)

You will need to live in or within a short commute of London. Otherwise you will need to be able to relocate to this region.

You'll need a full UK driving licence, access to a car, and the ability to work evenings and weekends where required. You can work under your own initiative from a home base whilst still contributing positively to your regional team.

What can we offer you

We offer excellent benefits including generous annual leave, private medical insurance, dental health cover, pension, and flexible working. We commit to actively developing you and offer learning and development opportunities to support, inspire and help you unlock your full potential. To find out more about benefits available at the BHF please download our benefits document on our website.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

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Company Description

At the British Heart Foundation, we are focused on the urgent need to fund more research into heart and circulatory diseases like heart diseases, stroke, vascular dementia and the conditions that cause them, to find answers fit for 21st century challenges. We are independent, have more than fifty years of breakthroughs under our belts and we won’t stop in funding life saving research.

We celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. Diversity and Inclusion forms a main pillar in our People Experience Strategy. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work, so we can continue to fund life saving research.