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Individual Giving Fundraising Manager

Post date
28 March 2024
Closing date
17 April 2024
B47 6JR
£37,000 to £44,000 per annum
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Acorns Childrens Hospice are now looking for an Individual Giving Fundraising Manager to plan, deliver and evaluate our individual giving programme

About the Role

At Acorns Children’s Hospice we offer specialist palliative nursing care and support for local children and their families across the West Midlands. Acorns is currently the UK’s largest children’s hospice charity, in terms of both numbers of children and families supported, and annual expenditure on our care work. It costs around £11 million a year to run our care services and we rely on donations and fundraising for most of that amount.

As Individual Giving Manager, you will:

  • Plan, deliver and evaluate targeted direct marketing campaigns (eg cash appeals, raffles, newsletters)
  • Manage effective direct debit retention and reactivation campaigns
  • Create engaging and emotive campaigns through direct mail, emails and other promotional materials
  • Evaluate campaigns though analysis of data and make recommendations for improvements
  • Manage income and expenditure budgets

About You

  • Experience of working in a marketing or fundraising environment
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment for fundraising
  • Experience of project management, including budget management
  • Experience of meeting targets and KPIs
  • Experience of working with data for marketing and analysis purposes
  • Campaign planning, reporting and analysis

What We Offer

  • £37,000 to £44,000 per annum
  • 37 hours per week
  • Based in our Birmingham Office (B47 6JR) and home working
  • Employee discounts from leading retailers
  • Employee gym discount scheme
  • Bike-to-Work scheme
  • Generous contribution to group personal pension plan or continuation of current NHS pension scheme
  • NHS pension scheme life assurance or Acorns group life assurance scheme

Interviews are scheduled to be held on 2 May

You need to be eligible to work in the UK to be considered for this role. We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and therefore any successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check for children and will be asked to provide two satisfactory references.

As a UNICEF Gold Rights Respecting organisation, we are committed to ensuring that the United Nations Convention for the Rights of the Child is embedded into both culture and practice within the organisation. As an employee you will be a Duty Bearer for Children’s Rights and support all children to be Rights Holders.

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Find out about our culture, career development, benefits and more here: Why Work for Acorns?

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