Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK – Senior Manager Community & Event Fundraising (London)


(9 Month Maternity Cover)
£44,000 per annum (Pro-rata)
35 hours per week
Marylebone, London

Blind Veterans UK is the national charity helping visually impaired ex-Service men and women lead independent and fulfilling lives.  We offer blind veterans access to the highest quality of services to help them discover and enjoy life beyond sight loss.

We have an excellent and unique opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic individual to join a dynamic team working to achieve fundraising targets.

Working as a key member of the Engagement Department, the role will require you to:

  • Recruit, develop and manage a highly effective team to achieve stretch goals, managing team performance on an ongoing basis, rewarding success and acting on under performance.
  • With the Head of Community Engagement, work to deliver the community engagement aspect of the engagement strategy with accountability for operationalizing the community and event fundraising strands.
  • Implement and further develop the 5 -year plan to grow income from both community fundraising and event fundraising and to achieve acquisition and journey targets.
  • With the Community and Event fundraising teams, develop and implement the processes necessary to successful fundraising including identification of audience, development of propositions/activities, marketing of propositions, stewardship).

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable track record of leading and managing teams, be a problem solver and will have experience of building effective relationships internally and externally.

In return, we offer the opportunity to be part of a team that transforms lives.  We also offer a wide range of benefits and career development opportunities for the right candidate.

For more information on about the role and how to apply, please visit our website at

Closing date: 2 March 2018 at 23:59hrs  

Interview date:  Week commencing 12 March 2018

To apply, please send your up to date CV and Supporting Statement of not more than 500 words to   outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the person specification.

Please note only applicants who submit a CV with a Supporting Statement will be considered. 

Should we receive a high volume of interest, we may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.

Due to the high number of enquiries and applications we receive for our vacancies we don’t acknowledge each one – if you haven’t heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won’t be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. We are unable to provide feedback to candidates not shortlisted for interview.

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