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Fundraising Manager

A highly competitive salary of between £27,000 to £32,000 will be offered to the successful candidate.

  • Deadline: Monday, 23rd February 2015

British Blind Sport have been growing over the past 12 months with a number of exciting projects and programmes ahead of us.  This year we celebrate our 40th year as the leading charity for visually impaired people in sport and as we drive forward with our new strategy to make a visible difference to blind and partially sighted adults and children, we need someone to lead our ambitious fundraising programme.

As the National Disability Sport Organisation representing visually impaired people, our work varies from providing grassroots opportunities to working with international athletes, leading on sight classification for national and international competitions and developing educational resources to assist coaches and PE teachers to deliver quality sporting experiences for blind and partially sighted people. 

To support our sustainable business plan, your role as a member of the senior management team will be to pick up and lead on the design and implementation of diverse income generation streams including Major Donors, Community Fundraising, Legacy, Corporate Partnerships and Sponsorship and Trusts and Foundations.  An all-rounder, experienced and dynamic fundraiser who can think strategically and innovatively is who we are looking for.

Essential Criteria

  • An experienced and confident fundraiser
  • Ability to instigate and actively support a fundraising programme across a diverse range of income streams
  • To be able to evidence achieving fundraising targets
  • Experience of managing and supporting a small team
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills
  • Able to write compelling content for a range of audiences
  • Able to use a CRM system and maintain effective management information systems
  • To be a team player

The ideal candidate will have a track record of success in strategic fundraising and partnership working, preferably in a comparable organisation. 

Apply

If you have any questions regarding the role or application process, please contact Annie McAteer, our Office & Membership Administrator on info@britishblindsport.org.uk

Please complete the Application Form and email it to info@britishblindsport.org.uk or post it to us, marking your envelope ‘Private and Confidential’:
Alaina MacGregor - CEO,
British Blind Sport, 
Pure Offices, Plato Close, 
Tachbrook Park, 
Leamington Spa, 
CV34 6WE