Senior Fundraising Manager

Full-time | Milton Keynes / Hybrid *| £48,975 per annum

We are seeking a Senior Fundraising Manager to work in partnership with key staff across the Movement. They will oversee the relationship between Scripture Union England and Wales and all our supporters, starting with the development and ongoing delivery of an ambitious fundraising strategy to support its work. This will require the person to play a key role in the organisational strategy focusing on generating increased awareness about SU’s ministry in the Christian marketplace. In addition, they will build an effective portfolio of fundraising activities to resource and equip the mission and grow relationship with supporters.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an experienced fundraiser who has a sound knowledge of the UK Christian marketplace and the attitudes and motivations of Christian donors.
  • Be an excellent communicator with a proven track record in project managing fundraising and marketing campaigns from concept to delivery.
  • Have a good understanding of new donor acquisition and donor retention principles and strategies across a range of off-line and online channels.
  • Be an enthusiastic team player and be competent at working effectively on your own as well as part of a team.

If this describes you, and you are in agreement with the aims and beliefs of Scripture Union, then we would like to hear from you. To apply for this role, in the first instance please send your CV and a covering letter (by email) to our HR Officer. We will contact shortlisted candidates to ask them to complete an application form ahead of interview.

For more details, please download the job profile below.

We provide a range of benefits to reward our employees which includes:

  • 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • 5 days to volunteer on an Scripture Union event.
  • Group pension scheme, with up to 12% employer contribution.
  • Life insurance (death in service).
  • Permanent health insurance (PHI) which provides 75% of base salary, after six months absence.
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP), Help@hand services to support your health and wellbeing.
  • Free Bible reading notes.

* This role is based at Scripture Union’s Offices in Milton Keynes, with the opportunity for hybrid working in line with our policy.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact our HR Officer on 01908 856126, or e-mail [email protected]

Closing date:            29th March 2024

Interview date:        We will be interviewing applications as they come in

Interview location:  Milton Keynes

The Movement takes Safeguarding seriously. This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service and have an occupational requirement to be filled by a committed Christian, active in church life. Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9 applies.

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from people, regardless of their background.

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