SSAFA – Corporate Fundraising Manager


Up to £40,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Central Office, London EC3R

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Corporate Fundraising Manager in the Corporate & Events fundraising team at SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced individual to drive new business corporate fundraising, with a particular aim to secure high value corporate partnerships.

The role will also include development of relationships with companies who have attended SSAFA events, including our ‘Corporate Friends’ networking scheme. You will motivate and inspire employees at corporate partner companies to raise funds for SSAFA across all opportunities and will also work on raising awareness of the charity, on In-Kind donations and volunteering support.

This is a strategically important role for the charity. You will work very closely with other members of the Corporate and Events team, as well as liaising with the Commercial Partnerships, Major Giving and Marketing Communications teams to ensure that we are maximising opportunities across the charity. You will also work with appropriate service delivery colleagues to identify SSAFA funding and project requirements.

About the team

The Corporate & Events team work very closely together and consist of: Head of Corporate & Events, Corporate Fundraising Manager, Corporate Partnerships Officer, Events Manager, Special Events Officer and Challenge Events Officer. This is a young, enthusiastic team who collaborate with each other very well.

About you

To carry out this role successfully you will have significant experience in securing large scale, high value corporate partnerships as well as grant income from corporate foundations for project-specific funding.

Proficient financial forecasting and reporting skills are essential, and you must be a team player. You will be required from time to time to attend events on behalf of the charity.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

For further information

If you have any queries or would like to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact James Grant on 0207 463 9409.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: 6 October 2019

Interview dates: Week commencing 14 October 2019. If you are invited to attend an interview you will be required to conduct a presentation as part of the selection process.

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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