Work for Us | The Welcome Centre

Post: Fundraising Manager

  • Salary: Manager - £31,115 to £35,155 FTE depending on experience - (salary under current view)
  • Contract type: full-time (37.5 hours per week), permanent  - Part time/job share may be considered.
  • Location: central Huddersfield, hybrid working available 

We are looking to recruit an experienced Fundraising Manager to take on the well-established fundraising of our organisation and further drive the growth of our donations and income base. The role will manage our communications, website and social media channels increasing engagement with key audience groups.

The successful candidate will be motivated, creative, highly organised, a confident and effective communicator and a strong team player.

The role will have the benefit of a very well established fundraising footprint with many long term corporate and community supporters and donors.  There will also be a period of induction and support from the outgoing post holder.

Key responsibilities:

  • To lead on developing and delivering The Welcome Centre’s fundraising and marketing activities.  Managing communication and social media channels
  • To increase the profile of The Welcome Centre for the purposes of raising funds, increasing donations of stock, and supporting the recruitment of volunteers.
  • To ensure the local community is aware of The Welcome Centre and its work, and that The Welcome Centre’s image is a positive one.
  • To maintain systems for recording, analysing, and processing donations
  • To network with local businesses, voluntary organisations, and community groups, to maintain existing relationships and develop new ones.
  • To identify and successfully apply for grants, bids and funding applications

Benefits of joining our team

  • Enhanced contractual leave
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental leave pay
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Mentoring Programme
  • Potential to buy/sell contractual leave

Next steps

Please download an application pack for the role. Application packs include a full Job Description, Person Specification for the role, The Welcome Centre’s Strategic Plan and Annual Report. An optional equality, diversity and inclusion form is here for you to complete.

If you would like more information about this role, please email  [email protected]  (Acting Chief Executive) to arrange an informal telephone discussion. 

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the criteria within the Person Specification to [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 14th July 2024

Interviews: successful candidates will be invited to interview late July.

Application pack
The Welcome Centre (Huddersfield) is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1151282. We are based at 15 Lord Street, Huddersfield HD1 1QB. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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