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Who we are

Off the Record BaNES (OTR) is a mental health and wellbeing charity that gives young people the safe space to be heard and be themselves. We provide young people with confidence and the opportunities to have a voice and be the difference. You’ll be joining us at an exciting time as we start to roll out our new five-year strategy.

Purpose of the role

This is a new role that you can make your own. You will be expected to build a pipeline of opportunities for OTR by developing relationships with local community groups, corporates and educational institutions, and you will be responsible for securing agreed levels of income from these relationships.


You will also be accountable for organising periodic supporter events and will lead on developing our CRM and online giving platforms. Your attributes We are looking for someone with confidence, drive and energy to help us push forward our new organisational strategy, by raising our profile and developing relationships in a planned and strategic way.


You will be a great networker who excels at building trusted relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Inspiring, engaging and creative, you will also have fantastic organisational skills and a passion for our cause. Ideally you will have a good knowledge of fundraising and will be successful in managing data, as well as a range of engaging communication tools to increase support for a charity or similar organisation.


You will have a proactive, creative approach to fundraising and be happy using social media professionally, both to strengthen relationships and to promote fundraising efforts. Excellent attention to detail will be essential. It’s also important that you are able to manage multiple projects and deadlines, working efficiently and independently. You must be a self-starter who can take projects forward and is willing to ask for help when needed.


Of course, you’ll be expected to undertake fundraising activities in accordance with good practice and within charity law, the Fundraising Code of Practice, GDPR, managing agreements and relationships appropriately.


You’ll be supported in achieving your potential by a friendly senior management team, including regular 1:1’s with your Line Manager and opportunities to work with others across OTR to develop your ideas.


Other organisation-wide expectations

 Participate in the day-to-day work of the organisation – such as reporting, attending team and other meetings as required, and taking a flexible approach to general administrative and support tasks

 Be an ambassador for OTR, actively promoting our vision and work

 Ensure the effective implementation of the organisation’s policies and overall organisational objectives, including Health & Safety policies and procedures.

 Following safeguarding policies and procedures in all aspects of the work with children and young people

 Actively promoting good equal opportunities practices across all aspects of the work and taking positive steps to counter discrimination however and wherever it occurs

 Participate constructively in supervision and staff development opportunities including training and team building initiatives

 Contribute to co-operative working across all the services within OTR.

 Promote and enable active involvement of young people in planning, improving and making decisions about OTR services.

 Ensure effective and accessible communication with staff, service users and the general public.

 Contribute to maintaining and developing effective professional relationships both internally and with outside agencies

 Undertake any other reasonable duties consistent with the skills, duties as required.

 The post holder will be expected to be responsible for his/her own personal health, safety and welfare in the workplace.


Working pattern and location

This is a part-time post, and the exact working days and times are negotiable. We’re also happy to talk about how you might want to split time between office and home if this is important for you, but we do expect our team members to work regularly in our office in central Bath.


Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends is required, for example to attend a networking event. You’ll also need to travel throughout Bath and North East Somerset in order to meet with prospects


Appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced level Criminal Records Bureau check.


This job description is a general outline of the job duties and responsibilities and may be amended as OTR develops. The post holder maybe required to undertake other additional duties as may be reasonably required

from time to time.


Terms and Conditions

 Contract: Permanent

 Leave entitlement: 25 days plus 2 discretionary days and public holidays (all pro-rata), and up to 5 extra days for continuous service.

 Pension scheme

 Training and development: o Access provided to NCVO fundraising guidance and training o Mentoring and support provided through Trustee experienced in fundraising and marketing. (member of the Institute of Fundraising)

 There is a probation period of six months.


How to apply


If you are interested in the role but not sure if it’s right for you, please contact and we can arrange a time for an informal chat.

f you’re ready to proceed, we would love to hear from you! Please visit our website download the application form, and send the completed version to CVs will not be accepted.


The closing date for applications is Monday 2nd May at 5pm. Interviews will take place w/c 10th May 2022.


Development Manager


£27-28,000 pa, FTE


Part-time, 2.5 - 4 days per week, pattern to be agreed

Contract Type:

Permanent - Subject to continued funding


Manvers Street Bath BA1 1JW

Close Date:

Sunday, 1 May 2022

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