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Charity Manager

Job Introduction

Cash for Kids is the umbrella brand for 22 local children’s charities in the UK. Owned by Bauer Media, we are aligned to the Bauer Radio local radio stations and raise funds to grant to under 18’s who are sick, disabled or underprivileged.

Reporting to the Regional Charity Manager you will be working in the lively and stimulating atmosphere of a busy radio station.

We are looking for an ambitious self-starter who can communicate with people at all levels and is a great administrator. You will be required to establish relationships with all key stakeholders both internally and externally. You should have excellent sales and presentation skills. The ideal candidate will have extensive local corporate contacts and be able to demonstrate how these relationships will be beneficial.

Networking will be a major part of this role in order to recruit companies to adopt Cash for Kids in the Lincs FM, Viking, East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, & Yorkshire Coast

Strong presentation skills are essential and must be demonstrated.

A clean UK driving licence is essential and must be proved, we will also require a DBS check to be carried out upon commencement of role. Candidates must reside within the transmission area, and have strong corporate connections in these areas.

Role Responsibility

  • Be responsible for strategic direction, planning and day to day management of the charity
  • Responsible for achieving agreed fundraising targets through the effective creation and implementation of high profile events
  • Research, identify and develop new fundraising opportunities and areas of potential support, with new corporate partners whilst maintaining relationships with current supporters including identifying high net worth supporters and corporate contacts
  • Assess the potential of all fundraising activity and propose strategies for their management and development to ensure that fundraising is maximised
  • Develop the charity as an integral part of the business
  • Create and implement tactical PR plans for the charity
  • Administer and advise on all future grant applications prior to Local Executive Board assessment
  • Work closely with all station stake holders to work as active project teams to ensure effective delivery of on-air appeals
  • Recruit, manage and maintain a volunteer/street team base
  • Building and maintaining profitable, long-term fundraising relationships with corporates and potential donors across the Lincs FM, Viking, East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, & Yorkshire Coast area
  • Liaising with fundraisers, beneficiaries and radio personnel to ensure smooth running of all fundraising activities
  • Use this database to encourage donors to fundraise in the future
  • Maximise fundraising potential of all events and activities
  • Making risk analyses and balancing time-cost ratios to focus effort upon the most appropriate fundraising activities with the highest chance of success
  • Raising awareness of the charity and its work
  • Providing client management and project co-ordination with colleagues
  • Undertaking other duties that might be assigned from time to time

The Ideal Candidate

  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal & written
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic, with a hands-on approach and great work ethic
  • Proven track record in a sales/corporate environment
  • Project Management skills and ability to collaborate with key stakeholders
  • Be able to prioritise work effectively with maximum impact on cash growth
  • Have the ability to work on own initiative
  • Have flexibility to work evenings/weekends when required.
  • Be a holder of a current, full clean UK driving licence
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook & presentation systems
  • Have a solid knowledge of all modern Social Media networking tools and able to use them effectively
  • Be a team player - to develop a good working relationship with the charity team, wider radio station teams and national charity team
  • Experience of either charity fundraising, events, or marketing/PR is advantageous
  • Presentation and sales skills are essential
  • Have a passion and vision to develop this role
  • Have a good personality, confidence and sense of humour

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Discounted high street vouchers
  • Internal Bauer Academy – Wide range of learning opportunities to support with your Career Development ((4) Bauer Media Group - Academy: Posts | LinkedIn)
  • Opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension 
  • Cycle to work scheme, tech loan scheme and groups discounts for healthcare insurance
  • Discounted subscriptions on Bauer publications (50%)
  • Thrive initiatives – Wellbeing at Bauer
  • Opportunities to contribute to our Belonging@Bauer and Sustainability initiatives

About the Company

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

Cash for Kids is the umbrella brand for 22 local children’s charities in the UK.  Owned by Bauer Media, we are aligned to the Bauer Radio local radio stations and raise funds to grant to under 18’s who are sick, disabled or underprivileged.

For more information about us please find our website on https://cashforkids.org.uk/

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What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.


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