WR Fundraising Recruitment

Community Fundraising Manager

Home based - Staffordshire | Up to £40,000 per annum | Full Time, 12 - 18 Fixed Term Contract with extension by agreement

WR Fundraising Recruitment has an exciting opportunity to join one of the regions most respected charities as a Community Fundraising Manager travelling around in the local community.


Engaging supporters, schools, clubs and businesses across Staffordshire, this is a wonderful role – gaining support with communities across the county ensuring the charity’s supporters are taken along an amazing supporter journey. The Community Fundraising Manager will be planning and delivering the community fundraising income for the charity.


We’re looking for someone who has experience working in fundraising, particularly community based, who will be out and about motivating others to raise funds for this charity. In this very exciting and varied role, you will be using your relationship fundraising skills to inspire into the regions they serve and support the community fundraisers to raise awareness and income.


This is a home-based role but there will be plenty of travel across the county. Driver’s licence is essential.


Duties will include:

  • Responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of community fundraising / supporter relationships
  • Leading and managing the community fundraising team
  • Building long term relationships within the local community through community-led fundraising
  • Planning and delivering community fundraising income
  • Managing the growth of income through a variety of income streams
  • Managing a team of 7 community fundraisers
  • Work with local community groups to raise awareness of and support for the charity
  • Represent the charity at external events


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience within fundraising particularly community fundraising (circa 2 years)
  • Experience of building successful relationships
  • Line management experience
  • Ability to confidently communicate with the public, positively influence and persuade people to support your own ideas
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and lead supporters at various levels
  • Ability and willingness to travel regularly across the area

We are WR and we invest in our candidates by providing optional new starter coaching - enhancing confidence, wellbeing, professional relationships and managing change.

To apply or for further information, please email a copy of your up to date CV in the first instance to: fundraisers@wr-rec.uk.


The team at WR Fundraising Recruitment are passionate about bringing together talented fundraising professionals with fantastic organisations. We’d love to hear from you if you are looking for a new fundraising opportunity.