United Kingdom
10 Aug 2019
07 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose:

To raise funds against agreed annual targets from a mix of income sources so that Key4Life may carry out its mission to greater effect.

To build on existing donor relationships and develop new relationships across all income sources so there is a pipeline of prospects in constant development.

Duties and Responsibilities


Prepare a three-year fundraising strategy that indicates income levels from each income stream and the resources required to deliver the targets set.
Implement this strategy by ensuring there:

Is a readily available list of current fully costed and detailed fundable projects to present to donors. This to include, where appropriate, the packaging of core costs
Is a constant pipeline of donor prospects which are being cultivated to a stage when they are ready to be asked for a gift in line with agreed targets and timescales.

Income streams to include:

Trusts and Foundations
Regular giving from individuals
High value donors
Corporate Partners
And any other income stream acceptable to Key4Life

Are effective stewardship programmes in place to ensure donors feel valued by and engaged with the organisation so they feel predisposed to giving further support.
Are the necessary resources in place to ensure success. This to include database system, equipment, budgets and information sources.

Develop and implement a strategy to increase Key4Life's levels of unrestricted funding
Take responsibility for the delivery by Key4Life of all agreed funding terms and conditions as issued by the donor
Ensure that all donor and prospect records are maintained on a central system, that they are current, accurate and accessible to key staff
Ensure that Key4Life is compliant with all the fundraising requirements of GDPR and other data protection legislation
Ensure that Key4Life, all times, operates a professional fundraising operation in line with the standards laid down by the Institute of Fundraising's Code of Practice

Corporate Development:

Make targeted approaches to potential corporate partners addressing where appropriate the CSR of each company (through Work Tasters, mentor schemes, workshops etc)
Securing funding and donations from an agreed number of new 'Corporate Partners' per annum
Account manage corporate funding partners to ensure they remain engaged and valued by Key4LIfe


Ensure that regular management reporting is conducted in line with agreed timescales and systems.
Prepare annual and monthly budgets and review these on an ongoing basis bringing to the attention of the CEO and other senior managers any significant anticipated deviations from the targets that have been set as early as possible.


Observe health and safety procedures and work safely at all times
To be responsible for your own continuing self-development, undertaking training as appropriate to the working environment and location, and developments in your role
Conduct yourself with professionalism, tact and diplomacy at all times as a representative of Key4Life.
Key4Life takes its responsibilities relating to safeguarding seriously and expects its staff to be aware of and adhere to the policies and procedures in place.

The post holder may be reasonably required to perform duties other than those given in the job description for the post. The particular duties and responsibilities attached to posts may vary from time to time without changing the character of the duties or the level of the responsibility.