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Fundraising and Engagement Manager

Posted 4 days ago

  • Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 3 months
Mind BLMK works across our communities to support positive mental health and wellbeing. Working closely with a range of partners, we offer a number of activities from our wellbeing centres and local venues to make a difference to the mental health and wellbeing of people in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes , and our aim is to make sure that no-one has to face a mental health problem alone.
Fundraising and Engagement Manager Post no: 597 Office base: HQ, Flitwick Area covered: Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Contract type: Permanent Salary: £35,020 per annum Hours: 37.0 hours per week, Monday to Friday
About the Role
This role is an exciting opportunity to work for Mind BLMK as part of the Fundraising & Engagement Team.
The Fundraising and Engagement Manager will lead the development and successful rollout of Mind BLMKs Fundraising and Engagement strategy, annual plans, generation income and key project work which aim to deliver significant net income growth and increase awareness by maximising local support.
The successful applicant will ensure the Fundraising and Engagement strategy meets the needs of supporters, including those affected by mental health issues, as appropriate.
Key Duties
Be the leading authority on Fundraising and Engagement activity at Mind BLMK, devising the strategies as well as developing and delivering the annual operational plan.
Maintain a strong strategic vision of Fundraising and Engagement activity at Mind BLMK and ensure developments are in line with the wider organisation strategies. Support colleagues to embrace change for long-term benefit.
Ensure the Fundraising and Engagement strategy meets the needs of supporters, including those affected by mental health issues, as appropriate.
Maintain an effective workforce for the department in line with Mind BLMKs HR policies, procedures and guidance (recruitment, line management, workload planning, support and development of the Fundraising and Engagement support role).
Manage and develop the risk analysis of Fundraising income to provide up-to-date financial forecasts to Line Manager / CEO and Board as required.
Take a leadership role within the organisation to promote collaborative working with colleagues to deliver on Fundraising and communication potential.
Provide expert advice on fundraising to wider Mind BLMK colleagues, volunteers and supporters on Fundraising theory and operational delivery, as required.
Source and nurture local major donors, building and maintaining the relationships to deliver on Fundraising targets.
Contribute to local trust and grant applications, working collaboratively with colleagues and following agreed systems and processes.
Deliver successful portfolio of local events which meet or exceed agreed participant numbers, average raised per participant and overall return on investment.
Provide exceptional stewardship to current supporters to ensure that income and opportunities are maximised in accordance with Fundraising processes.
Hold responsibility for the implementation of Mind branding guidelines and specifications across the organisation, reviewing, monitoring and advising as necessary to ensure corporate identity is maintained in line with Mind BLMK policies and procedures.
Entitlements/benefits:
25 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
Auto-enrolment NEST pension scheme (employer contributes 3%, employee contributes 5%)
Westfield Health Plan includes access to everyday healthcare and indemnifies towards the cost of routine health care.
Discounts available through Blue Light Card & Tickets for Good
In-house and external Learning and Development as appropriate for the role.
Flexible Working On request (in line with Mind BLMK policy on Right to Request Flexible Working)
If you have a passion for working in mental health and possess the required skills, we would love to hear from you.
Closedown: 5pm on 20th June 2024 Interview date: 2nd July 2024 Please note: We reserve the right to close this advert early if enough suitable applicants apply Start date: ASAP
Interested?
If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.
Mind BLMK has been committed to the Mindful Employer charter and the Disability Confident Employer Scheme since 2008.
Please note: Mind BLMK follows Safer Recruitment practices and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. Therefore all our roles are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
No agencies please.

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