Corporate and Community Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,937
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th January 2022

  • Advertised from 22nd December 2021
  • REQ000310


The time is now, and our planet needs you. At WWF-UK we are seeking a passionate supporter of the natural environment to join us as our Corporate & Community Fundraising Manager. This is a new role and an incredible opportunity to use your expertise in developing corporate partnerships and stewarding supporters in the community to impact on the success of the world's leading independent conservation organisation at a critical time for our planet.

Our work in Scotland has a well-deserved reputation for effectiveness and innovation and has impact across the UK and internationally. As Corporate & Community Fundraising Manager, you will research, identify and secure meetings with prospective corporate partners and develop partnerships and relationships with community groups and local businesses. We will look to you to create a comprehensive partnership delivery plan, implement scheduled activity, events and communications. You will also collaborate with colleagues to collate information, engagement materials and reports for corporate partners to demonstrate the impact of their support. You will drive improvement in supporter journeys and share best practice too. Important will be the ability to use insight and analysis to inform, prioritise recommendations and make evidence-based decisions as well as to new opportunities in the marketplace.

You must have significant experience in developing corporate partnerships and stewarding supporters in the community, gained in a fast-paced fundraising environment. You must have the ability to lead, build, manage and maintain fundraising relationships too. You will also be used to developing, implementing and monitoring specified plans of work as well as familiar with fundraising best practice and legal requirements relating to community fundraising. Critically, you will possess a strong understanding of the Scottish fundraising landscape.

A strong project manager, you will be comfortable managing budgets and expert at hitting targets. Highly organised, you will also be effective at prioritising and meeting deadlines. A good communicator you will be able to influence others too.

Application notes

If you have the expertise and credentials to help us generate sustainable income in defence of nature, please visit our website, complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up-to-date CV with the Supporting Statement highlighting what makes you a good fit for us.

Application closing date: 27/01/2022

Every role at WWF is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the potential of everyone regardless of; sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect that makes you, well you. Here at WWF, we are committed to conscious inclusion that helps cultivate an ethos of belonging, connection and shared purpose. We believe that the more diverse we are the better we become; this brings us together and empowers us to develop, engage and inspire; and critically to help build a future where people can live in harmony with nature.

Our policies and benefits reflect the importance of people being able to have a good work-life balance and being able to bring their ‘full self’ to work.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We are looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.