St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery

Open Daily: Mon-Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 11am - 4pm

01590 676969

Fundraising Manager (circa £30,000 per annum pro rata (3 days per week, flexible))

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We are looking to recruit a fundraising manager:

  • To produce, implement. monitor and report on all fundraising activity to ensure the necessary fundraising targets for St Barbe are achieved.
  • To identify new income generating strategies for traditional fundraised income and working closely with the Director and other staff to identify other fundraising opportunities.
  • To be the public face of the organization in fundraising related matters

Main responsibilities:
Fundraising leadership

  • Encourage community participation in achieving goals by developing close and productive relationships with stakeholders.
  • Lead and manage the activities of St Barbe’s Fundraising Leadership Group made up of the Director and Trustees
  • Work with Trustees, staff and volunteers to share fundraising skills and enable everyone to play an active role in implementing the fundraising strategy.
  • Act as interface with external consultants, advisors and partners on fundraising matters
  • Recruit and support fundraising advocates, ensuring they have the information and direction needed to make introductions and help cultivate potential donors
  • Lead on income forecasting and reviewing of the strategies as a live document to meet agreed income targets. Key areas of income generation include Trusts, Sponsorship, Legacies, in memoriam, the HLF Endowment Fund campaign, Corporate  and general donations.
    Research and cultivation
  • Use a broad range of research tools, including published and online sources of information, to identify potential supporters of the Museum, including individuals, grant-making trusts and companies.
  • Identify new and stable income streams bringing financial stability to St Barbe through careful planning of tried and tested fundraising techniques and as such ensure accurate forecasting
  • Work closely with the community, researching potential opportunities and building up strong, positive, long term relationships with key opinion formers, stakeholders and potential funders
  • Arrange cultivation events and manage cultivation activities at museum events
  • Prepare applications and proposals for funders, follow up and negotiate as appropriate
  • Develop predictable income streams that are proven and stable, allowing a platform for future growth and stability for St Barbe.
  • Ensure St Barbe meets all regulatory requirements in relation to fundraising to include the fundraising code of practice, fundraising preference service, the fund-raising regulator and any other relevant bodies
  • Ensure St Barbe complies with legislation and best practice in Charity Fundraising
  • Develop and implement stewardship plans for all donors including preparing appropriate communications
  • Secure trustee and staff support in stewarding donors appropriately
  • Arrange an annual dinner/event for Patrons
  • Ensure all donors are acknowledged appropriately and as agreed
    Data Management
  • Maintain all donor information on a CRM system
  • Be conversant with the requirements of the Data Protection Act and ensure compliance in safeguarding confidential information
  • Be responsible for ensuring that all income generating policies and procedures are appropriate and up to date to ensure compliance with St Barbe’s policies and procedures at all times.
  • Contribute to the effective working relationships with all personnel. In particular ensure that fundraising has strong work relations with the PR & Marketing Manager 
  • Produce appropriate fundraising materials
  • Act with a sense of integrity and sound judgement and take personal responsibility for understanding and following all relevant financial policies
  • Work with Treasurer and Bookkeeper to ensure that all Gift Aid records and supporting documentation are maintained in an appropriate manner.
  • Ensure St Barbe conforms with any national fundraising standards and only undertakes activities which will not bring the organisation into disrepute
  • Agreeing realistic short and medium term fundraising targets and providing analysis and reporting on fundraising progress.
  • Maintain on-line giving systems
  • Ensure the website fundraising pages are up to date and used as effectively as possible.

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