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Job Vacancy: Fundraising and Business Development Manager

Job Vacancy: Fundraising and Business Development Manager

Title:                             Fundraising and Business Development Manager

Reports to:                 Executive Director

Hours of Work:        21 hours (with potential for flexible hours)

Duration:                    2 years fixed term with possibility for extension

Salary:                         £30,500 – £33,500 pro rata

FORWARD is the African women-led organisation working to end violence against women and girls. From female genital mutilation and child marriage to domestic and sexual violence, we tackle abuse and discrimination – enabling African women and girls to have the dignity, health and equality they deserve.

We are seeking an enthusiastic feminist Fundraising and Business Development Manager to help grow and diversify our income to meet the increased demand for our specialist support services. Are you passionate about changing the lives of women and girls? Do you have the drive and commitment? Then this role is for you! Apply today to join our small, friendly team.

About the role

This is an ideal opportunity to make a significant contribution to the growth of FORWARD’s income and help expand our work. The Fundraising and Business Development Manager will be required to identify new funding opportunities and build relationships with existing funders and donors to support FORWARD’s financial growth and sustainability. This is an influential role working with the Executive Director.

You will lead and oversee the delivery of the FORWARD Fundraising Strategy. You will also grow, diversify and strengthen the sustainability of the organisation and be part of the senior management team.

To succeed in this role, you will be an inspiring fundraising leader who is supporter-driven and results-focused. You will have experience of long-term strategic and tactical planning, and visionary in the charity sector.

As our Fundraising and Business Development Manager, you will be required to work remotely for now, but will be expected to be based at the London office when the office eventually re-opens.  Please note, this is a part-time role, and, subject to availability of funding, carries the possibility of increasing hours of work.

As part of the recruitment and selection process, FORWARD may undertake DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checks where appropriate for all individuals who will work directly with children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to welcoming people from diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences.  FORWARD considers being female a Genuine Occupational Requirement for this post under the Equality Act 2010.

Closing date: Sunday, 8th August 2021, 23:59

Interview dates: Week commencing 16th August 2021

To apply for this post, please read the job description and send back a completed application form and equal opportunities form to [email protected]

Please state this reference in your application: Fund21

Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We are sorry we are unable to reply to all submissions.