Charity Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,000
  • Inverness with hybrid working
  • Closing 2nd April 2023

  • Advertised from 15th March 2023


The Charity Manager will be required to develop the charity as an integral part of the business, building and maintaining profitable, long-term funding relationships with Corporates; and establish relationships with all key stakeholders both internally and externally across Moray, the Scottish Highlands and North West Aberdeenshire.

The ideal Charity Manager will have extensive local corporate contacts and be able to demonstrate how these relationships will be beneficial. Networking will be a major part of this role in order to recruit companies to adopt MFR Cash for Kids.

Our Team

Reporting to the Regional Charity Manager for the East of Scotland, you will be responsible for one area covering Moray, the Scottish Highlands and North West Aberdeenshire. Working closely with your own team, the wider Scotland team and the UK. You will also be working with all the radio teams to engage with the audiences to generate awareness and funds.

This is fixed term contract to cover 2023

Role Responsibility

  • Be responsible for delivering the strategy, planning and day to day management of the charity.
  • Responsible for achieving agreed fundraising targets through the effective implementation of high-profile events and campaigns in the plan.
  • Research, identify and develop new fundraising opportunities and areas of potential support, with new corporate partners whilst maintaining relationships with current supporters including identifying high net worth supporters and corporate contacts.
  • Liaising with fundraisers, beneficiaries and radio personnel to ensure smooth running of all fundraising activities and campaigns.
  • Maximise fundraising potential of all events and activities and hit targets.
  • Raising awareness of the charity and its work.
  • Providing client management and project co-ordination with colleagues.
  • Undertaking other duties that might be assigned from time to time.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrate a proven track record and experience of building, developing and managing key relationships including people management and/or leading a team
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal & written
  • Be energetic, positive, persuasive and enthusiastic, with a hands-on approach and great work ethic
  • Proven track record in a sales/corporate environment
  • Project Management skills and ability to collaborate with key stakeholders
  • Be able to prioritise work effectively with maximum impact on cash growth
  • Have the ability to work on own initiative
  • Have flexibility to work evenings/weekends when required.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, 365 Teams, Outlook & presentation systems
  • Have a solid knowledge of all modern Social Media networking tools and able to use them effectively
  • Be a team player - to develop a good working relationship with the charity team, wider radio station teams and national charity team
  • Experience of either charity fundraising, events, or marketing/PR is advantageous
  • Presentation and sales skills are essential and must be demonstrated
  • Have a passion and vision to develop this role
  • Have a good personality, confidence and sense of humour
  • A background in fundraising is preferable

Package Description

  • Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Discounted high street vouchers
  • Internal Bauer Academy – Wide range of learning opportunities to support with your Career Development ((4) Bauer Media Group - Academy: Posts | LinkedIn)
  • Opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme, tech loan scheme and groups discounts for healthcare insurance
  • Discounted subscriptions on Bauer publications (50%)
  • Thrive initiatives – Wellbeing at Bauer
  • Opportunities to contribute to our Belonging@Bauer and Sustainability initiatives
  • Flexible Working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn’t suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you.

We are actively seeking this position. You should hear from us within 48 hours of the expiry date. Please note on some occasions the role may be closed before date shown or need to be extended.

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website

Closing Date: 02 April, 2023