Join the Team: Corporate Fundraising Manager

Corporate Fundraising Manager

We’re looking for a new Corporate Fundraising Manager!  This is your opportunity to join a young but dynamic Armed Forces / Children’s charity in a brand new role and to devleop the charity’s corporate fundraising stream.

Scotty’s Little Soldiers is the leading charity supporting bereaved British Forces children and young people.  The charity was established in 2010 by Army Widow Nikki Scott following the death of her husband, Cpl Lee Scott, in Afghanistan in 2009 and in a short space of time has become the first point of contact for hundreds of bereaved Forces families.

As the charity continues to grow we are seeking a Corporate Fundraising Manager to establish and develop relationships with commercial partners.  This role is ideally suited to an experienced and motivated individual looking to make a significant impact on a small but growing charity.

To apply send a covering letter and CV to  

Please read through the below specifications before applying.  You can find a PDF version of the job description here and a copy of our culture code by clicking here.  Shortlisted candidates will be required to follow a two stage interview process. Please note we endeavour to respond to all applicants however as a small charity with limited resource due to the volume of interested applicants this isn’t always possible. 

The key aspects to this role are: 

  • To meet and exceed annual income targets and key performance indicators. 

  • To develop a corporate fundraising strategy for Scotty’s Little Soldiers in conjunction 

    with the Chief Executive and board of Trustees. 

  • To develop and maintain a comprehensive Charity of the Year calendar. 

  • To establish a pipeline of future corporate fundraising partners. 

  • To work with existing corporate supporters to maximise income potential. 

  • To explore new income opportunities for the charity from corporate partners. 

  • To provide professional account management support to corporate partners. 

  • To explore opportunities for organisations to provide added value through 

    volunteering or gift in kind. 

In return you will receive a competitive salary, branded company car (Citroen DS3), pension and the opportunity to shape the corporate fundraising channel within Scotty’s.  You will have a significant impact on the charity’s success and will see first hand the effect your fundraising will have on the children of our fallen heroes.

Role: Corporate Fundraising Manager.

Location: Home Based.

Salary: £30,000.

Key Relationships:
Scotty’s is a relatively young charity with a small team. The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated and able to work independently. The role will report directly to the Chief Executive and a good working relationship with all other members of staff will be required.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To proactively undertake research into the sector to help develop new opportunities.

    Knowledge and Experience:

  • Presenting monthly progress updates to the senior management team.

  • To communicate progress and successes to the rest of the team.

  • To evaluate and record the success or otherwise of each partnership.

  • To maintain relationships with existing partners and maximise income potential.

  • To engage and secure new corporate partners.

  • Development and management of a robust pipeline of future partners.

  • With the senior management, development and implementation of a corporate fundraising strategy.

  • Proven track record of delivering results working both within a team and independently.

  • Experience of account management, ideally within the third sector but commercial experience also considered.

  • A sound track record of developing successful relationships in order to maximise income.

  • Experience of using Windows based software packages including Word and Excel, email and the internet.

  • A proven record of demonstrating initiative and creativity to meet objectives set.

  • Strong presentation skills with an ability to produce informative reports and updates.

Personal Characteristics/Specification:

  1. Passionate about working within the third sector and providing support to disadvantaged children and young people.
  2. A commitment to the core mission of Scotty’s Little Soldiers and a desire to help the

    charity continue its growth in order to meet its objectives.

  3. To respectfully represent the charity externally and help to maintain and enhance its


  4. A self-motivated, productive and well organised individual with excellent

    communication and presentation skills.

  5. An ability to develop creative strategies and plans, and to implement, monitor and

    evaluate projects.

  6. A well-developed ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners in

    order to maximise results.

  7. A proven ability to lead projects and of demonstrating initiative and creative thinking.


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