The Poppy Factory – Corporate Fundraising Manager (Richmond)




Salary: £30,000-£35,000 pa

The Poppy Factory has an exciting opportunity for a creative and highly motivated Corporate Fundraising Manager to develop and implement a structured corporate fundraising strategy.

You will use your excellent account management skills to further develop existing corporate relationships, both at a local and national level, as well as the capability to research and implement a tailored fundraising business development strategy to identify and engage companies for corporate partnerships.

You will also develop high quality proposals and presentations for prospects, working closely with colleagues to build collaborative relationships with stakeholders in support of fundraising initiatives to maximise income and awareness for the Poppy Factory.

A determined and results-oriented individual, you will have a track record of achieving fundraising targets and previous experience of working within an income generating environment and corporate fundraising.

You will need excellent organisational, research and project management skills; be resilient and able to meet deadlines under pressure, you will also have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to operate confidently at a variety of levels.

This is an excellent opportunity to join The Poppy Factory at an exciting period of expansion in its activities to support disabled veterans into employment.

The post is full time, based in Richmond (close to Richmond mainline BR and District line underground) and offers excellent terms and conditions of employment.


The Poppy Factory aims to be an exemplar employer.  We provide competitive terms and conditions of employment including:

  • A generous Company Pension scheme
  • Company-paid life assurance
  • Funding available for training and development as appropriate
  • Reservists’ leave

How to apply

For the full job description and more information about the role, please download the application pack.

To apply for this position please prepare your CV and a covering letter clearly outlining how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification. You may address your covering letter to Sian Mexsom, Director of Fundraising.

The deadline for completed applications is midnight on 3 July 2018.  Please note that we cannot accept late or incomplete applications. Interviews are expected to take place on 11 & 12 July 2018.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Sian Mexsom on 020 8939 1861.

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Poppy Factory is committed to equality, valuing diversity and promoting inclusion.  Our commitment is to take positive measures to recruit people from underrepresented groups, and we actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for any job applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the role. Please indicate in your application whether you wish to be considered under this scheme. We are also happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the application or interview process to accommodate disabled candidates.

We are a family friendly employer and happy to discuss flexible working.

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