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Fundraiser and Development Manager
Treasures Foundation

Job Description

We are looking for a Fundraising & Development Manager with a hardworking and ambitious spirit. This role is an exciting opportunity to work within a growing and evolving charity.  Treasures Foundation is a charity that aims to break the cycles of addiction and offending behaviour with the primary purpose to deliver a service that makes a real difference to real lives. We will help individuals recover from substance misuse to shape and sustain positive and rewarding lives.

We are looking for an experienced, self-starter with a proven track record in fundraising and development, who can hit the ground running. At least ­­­3 years’ experience working in the charity sector. Someone who is excited about joining a growing organisation, and who help shape the current fundraising strategy and can come up with innovative strategies and execute them. This individual will be able to help shape the fundraising thinking across the whole organisation. Needs a background in trust and foundation bid writing (preferably with statutory experience), as well as demonstrating progressive thinking around less traditional means of fundraising.

The post holder would be a senior manager within Treasures with line management responsibility. They would have some responsibility in helping oversee other areas of the organisation, such as developing new systems and governance. There is an opportunity to also develop corporate relationships and network at fundraising and charity events.

The role is UK based working remotely, with occasional need to travel around London

Two references will be required, including one from your current or most recent employer.

This post is subject to a DBS check, although we do not discriminate and we actively welcome applications from those with lived experience of the Criminal Justice System and/or in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

Treasures Foundation is a Christian Faith based charity however we welcome employees and residents from all faiths and none.

To apply for this post please email a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the person specification


  • Manage the Finance and Quality Manager including day to day support, supervisions and appraisals (with an appropriate transition period for this to take place)


  • Update a Fundraising Strategy in line with CC20 requirements and the Fundraising Code of Practice and to share it with trustees
  • Implement the Fundraising Strategy with a focus on trust fundraising, but with scope for other streams of revenue which may include churches and individuals
  • Research and apply to relevant trusts
  • If not already, to familiarise self with Theory of change
  • Highlight the relevant policies required for any funding applications, and inform the CEO and Quality Manager, or Finance Manager if it is related to finance
  • Arrange networking opportunities for the CEO and keyworkers with trust contacts, individuals, services or people of influence
  • Work with the Quality Manager to improve our marketing communications through leaflets, the website, other online platforms and social media

Monitoring and Evaluation – 3 hours per week are allocated for this

  • Work alongside Quality Manager with AVA consultancy, to collate information from monitoring database Lamplight
  • For that information to be disseminated to funders or appropriate sources


  • Co-ordinate trustee meeting dates and set the agenda for same, reminding staff of their responsibilities to submit reports to chair of trustees.

Person Specification



A desire to support ex-offenders and people in recovery from addiction to live life to the full

Application / Interview

Proven track record of 4-5 years’ experience within the charity fundraising and development sector

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Proven track record of at least 3 years of Fundraising/Development Management experience

Application / Interview

IT literate and able to efficiently & effectively use Microsoft Office packages, Dropbox and Zoom amongst other software packages

Application / Interview

A hard-worker with proven ability to prioritise, work on own initiative and deliver desired results

Application / Interview

Excellent people management, able to support and encourage growth and drive the best performance from individuals

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Able to work autonomously, on own initiative and as well as part of a team.

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Able to work flexibly, within a small growing charity, so that communication can happen with the  at times convenient to both

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Good communication skills, written and verbal.

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Home based but should be based in or within reasonable commute of London



A working knowledge and understanding of HR and Governance or willingness to learn

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A working knowledge and understanding of monitoring, evaluating outcome approaches

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The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.