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Job Title: Fundraising Manager

Job Location: Home working with some office when required (Clifton, Bristol)

Hours: 30 hours per week

Salary: £35,000 pro rata

Reports to: Head of Development

Department: Fundraising

Key duties

  • Achieve annual fundraising targets with a focus on grants and trusts, major donors, individual giving, corporates and community fundraising

  • Management of Grants and Trusts Manager and Fundraising Assistant

  • Conducting research on fundraising opportunities

  • Report on activity

  • Help maximise key income streams

  • Represent Gympanzees at events and networking with relevant stakeholders

Purpose of the Job

As the Fundraising Manager at Gympanzees, you will work with all members of the Development team including a Head of Department (HOD), Grants and Trusts Manager and Fundraising Assistant. You will play a key role in ensuring all fundraising income streams are meeting their targets and assisting team members in fulfilling their roles effectively, so the annual income target for our core services is achieved (circa £550,000). You will also support the HOD in developing new income streams and reporting on activity.

Specific areas of responsibility:

Grants and Trusts

  • Ensure the grants and trusts target is met in 2022

  • Help develop relationships at Foundations

  • Assist the Grants and Trusts manager in researching and writing grant applications

  • Report on progress of live and draft applications

  • Ensure grant reporting requirements are met.


  • Ensure the corporate target is met in 2022

  • Research potential corporate supporters

  • Approach companies with support packages (sponsorship, charity of the year, champion scheme, GIK support)

  • Attend appropriate networking opportunities to represent Gympanzees

  • Provide effective relationship management to supporters.

Major Donors

  • Help ensure the target is met in 2022

  • Research new (and existing) major donor potential

  • Sell champion scheme to appropriate potential and existing donors

  • Attend appropriate networking opportunities and possibly speak on behalf of Gympanzees

  • Provide a high level of relationship management

Individual Fundraising

  • Ensure target is met in 2022

  • Ensure donor communication cycles are planned effectively and delivered in a timely manner

  • Develop and deliver individual giving and regular giving campaigns


  • Support COO and fundraising committee to run successful fundraising events.


  • Keep a record of key KPIs and activity

  • Income projection analysis and pipeline planning

  • Support your direct line reports to ensure they are fulfilling their roles effectively

  • Ensure the CRM system is up to date and that we are maximising its potential

  • Any other development activities, and wider charity activities, that will help further the organisation’s objectives.


  • Essential: 3-5 years of fundraising experience

  • Essential: in depth knowledge of the charity sector

  • Essential: experience managing a team

  • Essential: able to work to income targets and deadlines

  • Essential: excellent written, verbal, and telephonic communication skills

  • Desirable: lived experience of disability

  • Desirable: experience in sales or marketing.

At Gympanzees we strive to create a workplace that reflect the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. It is our mission to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our community and its employees.

Job Type: Part time, permanent

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To apply, please send a short covering letter explaining why you should be considered for the role, along with your CV to

Fundraising Manager


£35,000 pro rata


30 hours per week

Contract Type:



Home working with some office when required (Clifton, Bristol)

Close Date:

Sunday, 12 June 2022

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