Community Fundraising Project Manager

Flexible location, including working from home
£29,453 pa (+ £4,615 London Weighting if applicable) plus excellent benefits
05 Mar 2021
21 Mar 2021
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a skilled project manager, with a good understanding of product development and a desire to develop within an innovative and growing team? Then join Shelter as our Community Fundraising Project Manager and you could soon be part of an exciting new national fundraising initiative.

About Shelter
A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet millions of people across Britain struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change, with individuals, in communities, across society, and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.

At Shelter we are united by our purpose to defend the right to a safe home. Our enemy is the social injustice at the core of the escalating housing emergency. We believe that to win that fight, we must be representative of the people we are here to help and those who support our movement for change. In all our people decisions, we take pride in being inclusive, fair, equitable and transparent.

We have committed to combat racism both within and outside Shelter and welcome you on our journey to becoming a truly anti-racist organisation.

About the team

Community Fundraising at Shelter exists to provide a quality experience for supporters who want to organise their own fundraising and events. The team is made up of Regional Fundraisers, as well as a brand-new National Team that's recently been introduced to create new, proactive mass activity products, develop the supporter experience and scale up our impact across the UK. A key part of Shelter's long-term fundraising strategy, it's an exciting time to join us as we go through a big period of growth. This role will be an essential part of that growth.

About the role

A great opportunity to specialise in community fundraising, product development and innovation, you'll have real scope to grow within this welcoming team and to work across a variety of areas. Day-to-day you'll be project managing new and existing mass activity campaigns, whilst testing approaches to innovate and improve our fundraising offerings. Supervising the work of the team Coordinators on your projects will be important, as will supporting the renewal and transformation of our supporter communications. Along the way, you'll proactively identify opportunities to work with key colleagues, sharing knowledge and streamlining processes, whilst building relationships with external agencies, suppliers and supporters alike.

We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.

About you
To succeed, you'll need a strong understanding of project management and a proven ability to oversee planning, manage budgets and embrace ambitious targets. Knowledge of digital marketing would be useful too, and familiarity with product development processes and techniques is highly desirable. Results-driven and committed to providing excellent customer service (supporter care), you're excited by the prospect of working in an innovative team to improve its community fundraising offerings. What's more, you're great at building relationships and networks, whilst remaining sensitive to others' needs and happy to put Shelter's supporters at the heart of everything you do.

We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We’re here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.

To find out more about the role and the benefits of working for Shelter please visit our website. Apply to be part of our team and be the change you want to see in society.

Safeguarding is everyone's business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.

We will be sharing the interview questions with candidates shortlisted for an interview 3 days before the interview.

Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.