Fundraising Manager

  • Location: Stevenage/Hybrid
  • Salary: Up to £40,500
  • Ref: NS-2403-9410
  • 2024-03-27T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield

An exciting Fundraising opportunity!

The opportunity

Ellwood Atfield are delighted to be partnering with a technology and engineering professional body in search for a Fundraising Manager.
This is an opportunity to be part of a small but high profile team growing income from trusts, foundations and companies to enhance educational opportunities in engineering for children and young people. You will be responsible for managing a number of key existing donor relationships, as well as, developing new prospects.

Main responsibilities

  • To manage and effectively steward relationships with corporate foundations, companies and charitable trusts and individuals.
  • To research and manage a pipeline of opportunities of suitable trusts, foundations and companies, statutory grants and individuals.
  • To write and submit high quality, tailored funding applications within funders’ deadlines.
  • To maintain accurate and up-to-date records of relevant trusts, foundations and corporate communications.

Key skills and experience required  

  • Demonstrable experience of fundraising from Trusts and Foundations, and/or major donors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the confidence to talk to prospects and donors, in person or virtually
  • Sound knowledge of Charity Law and Data Protection legislation and the Code of Fundraising Practice
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and relationship building skills as well as the ability to influence and motivate supporters at the most senior level


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For more information, please contact Naomi (

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