Fundraising Manager (Corporate and Individual Giving)

Location: Based in one of akt’s service centres in London (preferred), Manchester, Newcastle or Bristol (some travel may be required)
Closing Date: 15th Jan 2021
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Employment Type: Employed

Salary: from £33,000
Full time 35 hours per week (flexible working options considered)

Accountable to: Deputy CEO  

Accountable for: No line management accountability

Status: Permanent        

Location: based in one of akt’s service centres in London (preferred), Manchester, Newcastle or Bristol (some travel may be required)

Benefits: 28 days holiday, 8 Bank holidays and pension


the role

Fundraising at akt has seen a sharp increase in income and profile over the last five years.  We are now reorganising our teams and programms of giving. The Fundraising Manager (Corporate and Individual Giving) will play a key role in developing and strengthening relationships and growing income from corporate and individual donors (annual giving level) and increasing support from corporate LGBT Networks. This role will involve proactively managing a large portfolio of prospects and donors.

main duties and responsibilities

  • Create and implement an overall annual giving strategy and establish short- and long-term fundraising goals for the program in conjunction with the Deputy CEO
  • Develop stewardship, cultivation and recognition plans for individual and corporate donors (annual giving levels)
  • Manage and develop a portfolio of individual and corporate donors and undertake face to face cultivation and solicitation visits as needed
  • Strengthen and develop relationships with existing and new corporate LGBT networks to grow this income stream
  • Monitor income and expenditure targets and provide regular progress reports and updates on performance against targets
  • Develop corporate volunteer opportunities alongside DCEO and volunteer coordinator
  • Attending events as required and ability to work unsociable hours on occasion
  • Ability to travel on occasion
  • Performing other duties, as required, to fulfil department’s responsibilities and help other members of the wider team at busy times

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