Fundraising Manager

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Fundraising Manager

Job Purpose and Summary

following a period of success the board has committed to a five year investment strategy including new staff, fundraising investment, website, CRM and digital technology. This role is a new function within the team designed to work alongside the Head of Partnerships & Funding and Senior Fundraising Manager to capitalise on these investments and deliver new fundraising products to further strengthen MRF’s events and individual giving programme. This new role will manage a high performing team of five fundraisers with a portfolio of established successful events including a London Marathon team of over 130 runners and a challenge events portfolio of over 200 participants.


£35,000 depending on experience, including 2% employee pension contribution + 6% employer pension contribution. Paid in arrears on or around 25th of each month.

Contract Type

Contract type: Full time, 2 year fixed term

How to apply

All candidates are requested to complete the standard application form. Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates that may previously have, or feel like they have, experienced being excluded from generally advertised roles due to their gender, ethnicity, disability status or sexual orientation. All applications will be reviewed and shortlisting will take place without candidate’s personal details being available to reviewers in order to minimize unintended bias.

The closing date for completed applications is 9am on 8th April 2024.

If invited to interview, interviews will be held on 15th April. Candidates will be requested to prepare a presentation and details will be sent as part of the interview invite.

Interviews are planned to take place in person in Bristol and candidates should be prepared to travel if necessary to attend this interview.

Candidates with individual travel, access or disability support requirements are encouraged to communicate their needs to enable appropriate support to be provided to ensure access to interviews.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role further please contact Ian Beningfield, Head of Partnerships & Funding by email at

Please return application forms via e-mail to

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