Senior Strategic Funding Advisor

British Red Cross

Senior Strategic Funding Advisor Location: London (hybrid role working between home and office) Hours: 35 hours per week – open to flexible working Contract type: Permanent Salary: £39,000 per annum (inclusive of Inner London weighting allowance if applicable)

Would you relish the opportunity to work across our Fundraising and UK Programmes teams to enable the delivery of the British Red Cross’ goals?

It is a hugely exciting time to be joining the British Red Cross. We launched our ten-year organisational strategy in 2020 with a focus on disasters and emergencies, migration and displacement and health inequalities and launched our ambitious new fundraising strategy in 2021. In line with this, we have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Strategic Funding Advisor to lead and drive income growth in line with our strategic goals.

Why this role matters

You’ll work in close collaboration with stakeholders across Fundraising and UK Programmes teams to create and deliver high quality and compelling fundraising resources and products that will enable fundraisers to raise income efficiently and successfully for our UK programmes.

The role might be for you if…

  • You’ve got a proven track record of delivering high quality and compelling fundraising materials for a range of donor audiences, including translating technical programme information into compelling supporter communications
  • You have excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to operate successfully with a range of stakeholders
  • You have good time management and organisational skills with the ability to work on several projects at any one time, including work / project involving multiple stakeholders
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail

Meet the team

The Strategic Funding team is a critical function, acting as the interface between Fundraising and Programmes both in the UK and internationally. The team drives income growth in line with BRC’s goals and enables fundraising from institutions, corporates, trusts and foundations, major donors, regional (community fundraising) and supporter marketing and engagement (individual giving).

(Please read the full Role Profile/ Job Description for more information about this vacancy including responsibilities and full person specification)

Closing date for applications is (23:59), Sunday 9 October with interviews anticipated to be held week commencing 17 October.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including:

  • 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
  • Genuine investment in your development

A little bit more about us…

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country – we’re there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where m isconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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How to apply

Closing date: 11-Oct-22