Team lead – fundraising manager

Hours: Full time (36.25 hours per week)

Contract length: Permanent

Salary: £42,000

Location: Work from home with some travel required

Reporting to: Head of income generation

Line manager responsibility for: Community fundraising manager, Events and fundraising officer

Closing date for applications: 12 April 2024

About the role

Taking responsibility for leading the charity’s fundraising function, which sits as part of our Income generation team, this role will include delivering towards your own individual targets as well as line management of two team members to cover all income linked to fundraising (such as community fundraising, company fundraising, Brake-led fundraising events and fundraising attached to Brake campaigns and projects such as Road Safety Week) and may include working with the corporate partnerships team lead to support other income generating activity.

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.

What we offer

Key tasks

Income generation:


You bring:

About the team and how we work

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 12 April. This may change, so we would encourage getting your application in early.