Fundraising manager and team lead

Hours: 36 hours 15 minutes per week, worked Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am–6pm

Contract length: Permanent

Salary: £42,000

Location: Work from home with some travel required

Deadline for applications: 17 November 2023

About the role

You are an experienced and ambitious fundraising manager and team lead looking to make your mark in a charity that’s at a pivotal time in its 28-year history.

You have expertise in managing all aspects of community and company fundraising and donor journeys that deliver six-figure funding for the charity sector.

In this role, you will take responsibility for leading the charity’s Fundraising function, which sits as part of the income generation team, at a really exciting time of change.

With your experience as a dynamic team lead, you thrive on delivering towards your own individual targets as well as motivating your team towards achieving theirs.

Who we are

Brake is the national, acclaimed charity tackling the daily, horrific carnage of deaths, injuries, and air pollution on roads. Traffic is the biggest killer of young people worldwide, poisoning our lungs and contributing hugely to the climate emergency. Brake’s vision is that people get around in safe and healthy ways. Our values require us to be evidence-based, aim high, and work collaboratively.

We have a 28-year reputation for shouting out for positive change, advising government, encouraging action in communities, and delivering the National Road Victim Service for bereaved and injured families.

We work with schools and families, communities and companies to champion the cause of road safety and raise awareness of key road safety issues.

Who you are

An experienced and ambitious Fundraising manager and team lead, with expertise in managing all aspects of community and company fundraising and donor journeys that deliver six figure funding for the charity and that strengthen Brake’s campaign voice through collective working with a wide range of stakeholders.

You possess exemplary customer service skills and are able to demonstrate your ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels. You are flexible, adaptable, confident and passionate, with a passion for engaging with corporates in order to deliver significant income.

You are an engaging, confident and an excellent communicator, with the skill and ability to engage and empower people with a diversity of backgrounds and experiences. You ask insightful questions and deliver accurate, impactful communications.

What we offer

Brake actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We employ based on the skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

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To apply

Please submit your CV and a covering letter (max. 500 words) explaining why this is the role for you to The current closing date for applications is Friday 17 November. This may change, so we would encourage getting your application in early.