Devon Fundraising Manager

  • Job Reference: HT- 100_1717671481
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
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  • Location: Exeter
  • Salary: £27,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Charity and Non-Profit Organisations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Devon Fundraising Manager

Hybrid: Homebased & Travel across Devon

Local non-profitable organisation

Salary £27,000-£35,000 per annum dependant on experience plus great benefits

37 hours per week

Are you looking for a role where what you do really makes a difference to people's lives?

Are you a confident, creative self-starter, a strategic thinker, with an eye for detail, love working with people and are good at building relationships?

Do you want to be part of a team that is supportive, caring, and passionate about their work?

Our client is a well-established charity. They now have an exciting opportunity to join them in the role of Devon Fundraising Manager. Reporting into the Head of Fundraising you will be responsible for your own area, working alongside a small team including the Wiltshire Fundraising Manager and the Senior Trusts and Grants Fundraiser, leading on and developing fundraising activities and a supporter base across Exeter and Devon.

This role will include building relationships with corporates, key community groups and running our third-party events alongside and a small portfolio of own events. You may have experience in fundraising, marketing, sales, business development and some experience in events planning. The role will include elements of public speaking and travel across the county so access to your own vehicle is essential.

Every year this charity supports over 6,000 adults and children in Devon who have experienced domestic abuse, sexual violence, stalking and harassment. The aim is to break the cycle of abuse and this charity helps people rebuild their lives free from fear and abuse, not just until the next time but permanently.

Devon Fundraising Manager- Responsibilities:

  • Manage and grow the income for the charity through fundraising (corporate, community, and some events.)
  • Research, plan and implement new fundraising initiatives - guided by the fundraising strategy and your own experience.
  • Recruit fundraisers and identify and manage all third-party events in Devon.
  • Build new relationships and maintain existing relationships with the wider Devon community.
  • Network and engage with corporate donors and encourage new donors to support and participate in fundraising activities/events.
  • Attend and manage stalls at community events.
  • Recruit and manage volunteer fundraisers.
  • Deliver community talks and corporate Lunch and Learns at networking opportunities.
  • Plan, organise and deliver fundraising events across Devon.
  • Manage and grow the income from collection pots and buckets through promotion of these in the community.
  • There will be an element of evening and weekend work as well as travel across Devon.
  • Full driving licence and access to a roadworthy vehicle is essential.


  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays (allowance increases in 2 years of being at charity)
  • Hybrid/ flexible working
  • Free parking in the Exeter office, and access to satellite offices in Plymouth or Barnstaple
  • Travel expenses reimbursed (excluding home to office)
  • Training and career progression opportunities
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • 4% matched pension

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work with a growing charity and you have experience within Fundraising and Events, then this role could be for you.

If you feel this role would be ideal for you then please apply today with a copy of your CV.

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