WR Fundraising Recruitment

Director of Fundraising & Marketing

Greater Manchester with Hybrid Working | Circa £51,500 per annum | Full Time, Permanent

We are WR Fundraising Recruitment and we are thrilled to be working with a national charity which focusses on the health and wellbeing of members of the LGBTQ+ community. This amazing charity is now seeking a dynamic and inspiring Director of Fundraising & Marketing to join their senior leadership team.


In this varied role, you’ll lead a team of high-achieving fundraisers to drive unrestricted income growth within the Individual Giving, Legacy, and Corporate income streams. You’ll help grow the charity’s portfolio of Corporate and Major Donors, providing top-class stewardship and donor journeys, as well as developing innovative and impactful fundraising campaigns.


Alongside your fundraising duties, as Director of Fundraising & Marketing you’ll lead on communications and marketing strategy, developing and implementing a plan to raise the charity’s profile and expand their supporter base. Following a recent rebrand, you’ll manage the charity’s brand identity, proactively working to build strong relationships with media outlets to showcase the impact of the great work of the charity.


The Director of Fundraising & Marketing will also be part of the senior leadership team, helping to guide and shape the charity as it continues to undertake its vital work.


Duties will include:

  • Developing and delivering an ambitious and sustainable fundraising strategy
  • Growing a portfolio of corporate supporters and major donors, and managing relationships with key stakeholders
  • Lead impactful campaigns, both for engagement and fundraising purposes
  • Reviewing and delivering a communications and marketing strategy which raises the charity’s profile and supporter engagement
  • Managing a multi-disciplinary team of fundraisers
  • Work with other Directors as part of the senior leadership team.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have demonstrable experience of fundraising successes, particularly within Individual Giving, Legacy, and Corporate Fundraising
  • Be a skilled communicator and storyteller, capable of engaging a wide range of audiences
  • Have the ability to contribute to overall strategy as part of the senior leadership team
  • Be an accomplished networker, capable of building long-standing relationships
  • Have experience of managing marketing campaigns to increase brand awareness and audience participation

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.