Community Fundraising Manager

Our new Community Fundraising Manager will manage and develop Kidney Care UK’s community fundraising and trade revenues and build relationships with community supporters and fundraisers.

Reporting to: Head of Fundraising

Location: Alton, Hampshire (flexible/hybrid working considered with a minimum of two days per week at Head Office)

Hours: Permanent (37.5 hours/week)

Salary: £37,500 to £40,000 per annum

This role is responsible for managing and developing the charity’s community fundraising and trade revenues (target of £266,000 in 2024) and building significant engagement with community supporters and fundraisers. You will manage a committed team of two people in the Community and Trade team.

You will be responsible for raising awareness of our community fundraising programme and developing a ‘best-in-class’ stewardship programme that builds new and develops existing relationships with supporters, volunteer groups, organisations and partners to maximise income and raise the charity’s profile. You will also lead on the development and delivery of our 50th anniversary celebrations in 2025.

Key responsibilities

  • Design and implement a stewardship programme that converts interest into support and maximises fundraised income whilst developing lasting relationships.
  • Introduce fundraising opportunities to our existing and potential supporters through a multi-channelled marketing strategy to grow levels of engagement and participation.
  • Grow non-monetary donations as part of the community fundraising portfolio of events.
  • Support the Head of Fundraising in designing new and developing existing community fundraising opportunities
  • Work with the Head of Fundraising to ensure all recording, banking and stewardship processes are up to date and working across the fundraising team, wider charity (finance, data and marketing and communications) and in accordance with current laws and regulations.
  • Record all community and trade income and thank community donors and supporters as per the agreed process.
  • Support company and corporate partnerships that utilise community and trade fundraising.
  • Work with the Fundraising Team and wider organisation to develop an engaging and rewarding volunteering strategy across the charity.


Please send your CV and a covering letter demonstrating how you would be perfect for this role to [email protected]

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until Monday 22 April 2024.

Download the full Kidney Care UK Community Fundraising job description