We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and values driven Fundraising/Marketing manager to join our team and help us maintain and develop funding streams and a marketing strategy/plan to secure long-term sustainability for the charity.

As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for ensuring that operational/fundraising functions are running smoothly and efficiently to enable us to meet all our funders criteria.

You will be required to work on your own initiative to develop creative and persuasive ways to liaise with outside agencies and nurture effective relationships within the team to ensure that office support enables us to run effective and life-changing training programmes.

 

Main Priorities

  1. Sending out regular fundraising bids
  2. Workplace Choices programmes - Marketing, Research and Development
  3. Safe New Futures Training programmes - Marketing and Sales

 

Key responsibilities

Marketing:

  • Devise and implement effective marketing initiatives.
  • Manage website content keeping it updated, relevant and promotes the latest courses.
  • Supervise the creation of engaging social media including taking and uploading photos of courses etc. to Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Ensure consistency of brand.
  • Work with the CEO to create and submit compelling Quarterly newsletter to supporters and individual donors.
  • Manage press releases to ensure media presence.

 

Fundraising:

 To create and submit compelling and bespoke funding proposals/applications to charitable trusts/foundations.

  • To successfully manage and develop a portfolio of existing supporters (including thanking, reporting and identifying upsell opportunities) to ensure long lasting relationships and repetition of grants.
  • To undertake prospect research, qualifying suitable new funders for approach
  • To ensure all data related to both existing funders and prospects is kept up to date.
  • To work closely with Project Managers/Lead Facilitators to ensure the accurate and effective delivery of projects that are being funded.

 

Business development:

  • Work with the CEO to develop the subsidiary Choices Training & Development Ltd in order to generate income to support the charity.

 

General:

  • To understand and adhere to all Safe New Futures Policies and Procedures.
  • Support the CEO and Trustee’s vision and process ideals, ensuring that all IPRS – are based around the charity goals, mission, and vision.
  • Keeps abreast of latest information the activities and needs of the mental health industry by attending regular meetings, conferences, and seminars.
  • Maintains understanding of new educational and training techniques and methods.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties, as required by Safe New Futures management.

 

Fundraising:

The aim of this role is to maintain existing funding streams and find new funders with a specific emphasis on obtaining more core funding for Safe New Futures particularly increasing funding via the subsidiary trading company.

 

MISSION CRITICAL GOALS AND KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Work with other managers to ensure mission critical goals and KPIs

 

Person Specification 

ExperienceEssentialDesirableMethod of Assessment
Two year’s Operation Management experience in a charity/training organisation/small-medium businessxApplication/
Interview
Experience of handling funder budgets

 

xApplication/
Interview
Experience of engaging with people with a causexApplication/
Interview
Experience of working in human resourcesXApplication/
Interview
Experience of health and safety operationsXApplication/
Interview
Experience of managing data protection principlesXApplication/
Interview
Experience of fundraisingXApplication/
Interview
Experience of marketingXApplication/
Interview
Experience of project managementXApplication/
Interview
Experience of business developmentXApplication/
Interview
Experience of office and people managementXApplication/
Interview
Skills and Knowledge
Excellent time management skillsxApplication/
Interview
Strong organisational skills

 

xApplication/
Interview
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

xApplication/
Interview
Able to pay attention to details.

 

xApplication/
Interview
Ability to be able to process complex information and disseminate appropriatelyXApplication/
Interview
Ability to think methodically and quicklyXApplication/
Interview
Able to produce engaging communicationsxApplication/
Interview
Ability to handle conflict and crisis.

 

xApplication/
Interview
Knowledge and understanding of mental ill healthxApplication/
Interview
Ability to retain a non-judgemental approach.

 

xApplication/
Interview
Strong working knowledge of MS Office including SharePointxApplication/
Interview
Education
Educated to degree level or equivalent, or substantial relevant experience that demonstrates a high order of literacy, numeracy, and analytical skillsxApplication
A business management/administration qualificationxApplication
A relevant human resources qualificationxApplication
Attitudes
Positive about SNF mission and valuesxInterview
Resourceful and enthusiasticxInterview
Solution focused approachxInterview
Ability to use initiative and be self-motivatedxInterview
Able to stay calm and productive under pressurexInterview
Flexible and able to adapt quickly to changexInterview
Readiness to undertake a wide range of tasks to a high standardxInterview
Able to be creative, imaginative, and responsiveXInterview
Have a can-do attitudeXInterview
Good sense of humourxInterview
Personal
DBS Clearance if neededxPre-Employment Check
Ability to remain and work in the UKxInterview

 

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Benefits: Wellbeing Package after probation period to include health/fitness/medical

Hours of Work:  2-3 days per week. .

Salary: Dependant on skills and experience. Apply to nina.kelly@safe.org.uk for more information.