Community Fundraising Manager - London & East of England

Reference number: 48052

Title: Community Fundraising Manager - London & East of England

Location: Homebased, covering London & East of England

Salary: £31,045 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours, per week

Closing date: Sunday 14 August 2022

Interview date: TBC

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has a fantastic opportunity for someone to join our Engagement team as our Community Fundraising Manager. This full time homebased position covering London & East of England.

The successful candidate will be supporting fundraisers locally as well as our shops and key services in the region. Candidates will be willing to travel.   

Our key services in this region are based in North London, Cambridge and Luton and there are shops in several locations which you can view on our website.  

You will be joining a supportive team that works across regions and income streams to deliver the best possible experience for our growing number of supporters.  

The Community and Events teams meet regularly and so travel will be required on a monthly basis to either our Head Office in London (King’s Cross) or our offices in Birmingham (Selly Oak).  

Key skills and experience

  • Significant experience in a community fundraising environment
  • Extensive experience of building successful internal and external relationships
  • Ability to keep clear and accurate records, producing reports and analysis and presenting them in an effective way to stakeholders and Head of team
  • Ability to manage a complex workload and meet conflicting deadlines

For full details of the role and personal specification, please refer to the Job Description attached below.

About Sense

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply;

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates for interview; in relation to the Personal Specification. Therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and person specification (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Please note to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

No agency submissions please: any submissions without prior authorisation from the Sense Recruitment Team will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

If you require any further assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to a DBS check; level dependant on the nature of the role.

For this role we particularly welcome applications from candidates from underrepresented ethnic minority backgrounds and candidates with disabilities. Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. Everyone's contribution is valued and we ensure they're given the opportunity to realise their potential. We welcome applications from talented people from all sections of the community who share our values and belief that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. For more information please visit:

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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