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Fundraising Manager

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 a year Per Annum (Incl. HCAS)
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is looking for an exciting challenge? Are you ready to establish and build a fundraising function which will source and develop funding streams to support our Berkshire Healthcare charity?

As a Fundraising Manager, you will work strategically with the Head of Innovation and connected collaborative leads to shape a future fundraising strategy and lead on fundraising for Berkshire Healthcare, hitting objectives, running campaigns, and building on engagement and communications.

The fundraising department is small, and this is a new opportunity for someone with flexibility who will throw themselves into growing, developing and clearly defining the role for Berkshire Healthcare. We are looking for a pro-active, motivated, enthusiastic individual who is an exceptional communicator and can build strong internal and external relationships.

The role is offered as hybrid working and is full time, flexibility around how the hours are delivered can be discussed however part time hours can not be considered for this role typically in the early stages of it being developed.

This role would ideally suit someone with experience in a fundraising setting, however, out of sector applications are welcomed if a strong clear understanding of the requirements can be demonstrated.

Work base:

London House, Bracknell


Free parking available on site

Main duties of the job

  • Direct involvement for Creating a three-year fundraising strategy to increase and provide sustainable charitable income.
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date financial and supporter records are maintained and accessible.
  • Prepare and be accountable for the delivery of fundraising activity operational plans, reviewing and revising to maximise return on investment.
  • Deliver (or exceed) agreed income targets and overall strategy objectives.
  • Ensure relevant systems are in place to allow for seamless online and offline donations
  • Develop, manage and lead fundraising events, initiatives and activities to encourage donations (Staff, patients, service users, small businesses, corporate)
  • Ensure all materials produced to support the charity are done so in line with our approved tone of voice and on the correct branding.
  • Create film, photography, icons, gifs etc to support fundraising activities.

Working pattern + Service operating hours

Detail the services operating hours along with the working pattern including days and hours of the person in this post along with any flexibility possible

About us

Berkshire Healthcare has a record of achievement and success that places us as one of the best performing Trusts in the country. We are rated 'Outstanding' by the CQC, we have a history of strong financial performance, and we have a highly skilled and engaged workforce. We aspire to be an outstanding organisation for everyone: our people, our patients, their families, and their carers.

For our people who work here that means we want Berkshire Healthcare to be a great place to work where everyone can thrive and grow. Some of the benefits of joining our team:
  • Salary ranging from�43,574-�49,587 per annum
  • Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work, life balance
  • Annual leave - 27 days for new starters, plus bank holidays. Increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years NHS service. Pro rata for part time staff
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
  • Advanced IT enablement and support
  • Confidential telephone care service providing independent support and advice for staff.
  • And so much more

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Themust haves for you to be considered for this role:

Masters level qualification in a relevant field or equivalent experience

Substantial experience in a fundraising role or comparable role, with demonstrable knowledge of fundraising activities

Experience of managing marketing campaigns across different channels or working with marketing and communications to deliver campaigns across different channels.

If you recognise yourself in these requirements, we recommend you apply today!

Person Specification



  • Masters level qualification in a relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continuing personal and professional development


  • Evidence of Leadership and Management development qualification
  • Degree in marketing, communications, advertising, public relations or business administration



  • Substantial experience in a fundraising role or comparable role, with demonstrable knowledge of fundraising activities
  • Experience of creating engaging and compelling communication content for various audiences and purposes
  • Demonstrates experience of producing written business or finance reports
  • Demonstrates experience of hitting key performance targets/objectives
  • Strong project management experience with an ability to manage and deliver engagement events and to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience of managing marketing campaigns across different channels or working with marketing and communications to deliver campaigns across different channels .
  • Experience of undertaking joint activities, projects or campaigns with the voluntary sector


  • Experience of managing a budget
  • Experience of fundraising directly from the public
  • Demonstrates evidence of having successfully raised revenue for a department or organisation.

Knowledge, skills and abilities


  • Knowledge of non-profit governance structure
  • Demonstrates a talent for building relationships
  • Understanding of the legalities of the fundraising sector
  • Track record of securing funds from donors or equivalent (securing bids)
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines under own initiative
  • Advanced IT skills , Including Microsoft Office , databases and digital platforms
  • Confident in networking and ability to flex approach to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to synthesise complex information into simple compelling messages.
  • Able to demonstrate skills to fundraise and knowledge to use funds for what they were intended.


  • Strong skills in producing evaluations, reporting on objectives and interpreting analysis and insights.

Additional requirements


  • Ability to travel independently as required, across key sites in and around Berkshire
  • A proactive approach , self motivated , enthusiastic with initiative and commitment to achieve results
  • Ability to work flexible where necessary.
  • Demonstrates a passion for and commitment to fundraising in the NHS
  • Commitment and understanding of actively promoting the principles of equality and diversity

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


London House

London Road


RG12 2UT

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