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Fundraising Manager

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro rata - Band 7 pending Job Evaluation
Closing date
6 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
We are recruiting for an experienced Fundraising Manager with excellent leadership skills, remarkable networking skills and strong ability in planning and delivering communication strategies.As Fundraising Manager, you will be responsible for building good relationships with prospective donors and clients across multiple sectors, communicating with the broader public and internal teams, delegating tasks, and drawing up plans to ensure annual targets are met.Suitable candidates will be well organised, proactive and have the ability to inspire those around you.To succeed as a Fundraising Manager, you should stay informed on marketing strategies and be comfortable doing research on different sectors. You should have sharp public speaking skills and be able to deliver presentations to a range of audiences.

Main duties of the job

Develop and implement the North East Ambulance Trust Fund fundraising strategy to maximise charitable funds that will enhance the care for the patients of the North East Ambulance Service Foundation Trust.

Develop relationships with, and secure financial support from, key high-value prospects, including corporate partners.

Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation including the Charities Act and Data Protection.

Establish, build and maintain strong relationships with networks and partnerships in order to maximise fundraising activity.

Manage and support all trust charitable fundraising activities including reporting developments and progress to the Charitable Funds Committee.

Conduct research on fundraising opportunities which feed into the over-arching strategy.

Prepare funding proposals and submit to potential donors.

Work with the Charitable Funds Committee to agree fundraising targets and provide advice to the Committee.

Lead fundraising campaigns targeted at the public to raise revenue into specific funds as well as general charitable funds.

About us

We employ 3,500 staff in 63 locations and serve a population of 2,600,000 in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham, and Tees over 3230 square miles.

Many people think the job of the ambulance service is to collect patients and take them to hospital, but we do much more!

Paramedic skills have developed hugely in recent years, meaning we carry out more treatment at the scene and en-route to hospital.

We have a dedicated clinical assessment service that allows us to provide patients with the most appropriate care from the beginning of the patient journey.

We have a specialised branch of the Trust called HART which deal with explosions or terrorist attacks.

Ultimately patients are the heart of everything that we do to support our mission of safe, effective and responsive care for all.

We value and respect the diversity employees bring to our workplace. We recruit a workforce that reflects the community we serve, and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. To ensure we deliver on our aims in relation to diversity and inclusion we assess ourselves against a range of frameworks. We are ENEI Gold employer, Disability Confident Leader, Dyslexia Smart Award employer, Dementia Friendly, and part of Mind Blue Light programme and the Race at Work Charter from the Princes Responsible Business Network and are achieving across all objectives in NHS Equality Delivery System.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description for full details of Duties and responsibilities for this role

Person Specification

Education,Qualifications and training


  • Bachelor's degree in PR, Fundraising, or any related field or relevant experience.


  • Preferably a Master's degree.

Key Skills, Knowledge and Aptitude


  • Sound knowledge of the charity sector.
  • Experience managing a team including volunteers.
  • Excellent written communication skills including strong report writing and presentation skills oEffective verbal communication skills, delivering complex information clearly, concisely and confidently.
  • Ability to build and maintain constructive working relationships with colleagues and other stakeholders and to achieve results through collaborative working.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a multi-stakeholder environment.


  • Knowledge of the NHS Charity Sector,
  • Working knowledge of the NHS or similar large-scale organisation with a significant public-facing remit.



  • 3-5 years of fundraising experience.


  • Previous experience in sales or marketing also acceptable.

Disposition/Personal Attributes


  • Being innovative and think of new ways to raise awareness.
  • Ability to embrace change, developing and encouraging innovative ideas to drive improvement and developing practical solutions for their implementation

Employer details

Employer name

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust


NEAS HQ, Bernicia House

Goldcrest Way

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE15 8NY

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