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Ref: MW;FM

Fundraising Manager – Children’s Charity

Mackenzie Stuart is working with a leading children’s charity with services spanning across the UK. They are currently looking for an enthusiastic Fundraising Manager to come on board, manage and grow their corporate portfolio and diversify their fundraising calendar events.


Our client is one of the leading providers of youth social development services across the UK, the charity makes it their mission to provide all young people with access to high quality services. The charity works with over 5 million young people and adolescents, offering them support and advice to ensure they are equipped with the right skills that empower them and build positive futures. Over many years our client’s portfolio has grown and they are renowned for their innovative events which are supported by a wide network of corporates.


The successful candidate will be responsible for growing the organisations footprint within the corporate sector that give fundraising support. The candidate will be responsible for coming up with ideas or fundraising events and will work closely with the Head of Partnerships & Fundraising to successfully deliver these and ensure results. There will be a yearly target fundraising responsibility attached to this role of +£1million with plenty of scope for creativity in regards to events planning and delivery. The candidate will play an essential role in the work of the charity and will be expected to use their engagement skills, event planning, organization and management to connect with funders and corporate partners. The role will require you to build effective relationships with the organisations members, young people and sponsors and identify new opportunity for events with the aim being to reach out to new supporters and increasing fundraising income. The successful candidate should except to grow with the organistion and have potential for progression should the placement be successful.


The successful candidate must have 3+ years fundraising experience and a proven track record of coordinating fundraising events that have been successful. Our client is flexible when it comes to a degree background and would prefer a candidate to have more years’ experience in the field over a qualification. The candidate must have a passion for helping empower young people and preferably have line manager experience in a children’s charity environment.

This candidate must be organised, personable and have excellent attention to detail.


Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants. If you have not been notified of the outcome of your application within one week of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

Job Reference: MW;FM

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Salary Range

£30,000 - 40,000