Partnerships and Fundraising Manager

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people?

UK Youth is looking for an energetic and creative fundraising professional to join our Partnerships and Fundraising team as a Partnerships and Fundraising Manager

Founded in 1911, UK Youth provides young people aged 9-25 with high quality services, delivered through a network of locally accessible youth organisations across the UK. Together we offer support, advice and training to over 840,000 young people to equip them with vital life skills and help them engage in education, volunteering and employment. Our mission is to provide access to appropriate, high quality services for young people in every community so that all young people are empowered to build bright futures, regardless of their background or circumstances.

Reporting directly to the Head of Partnerships and Fundraising this role is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding individual to take a lead role in generating income from managing and developing relationships with individual donors and corporate partners. As a senior role within the Partnerships and Fundraising team you will work closely with the Head of Fundraising and Partnerships to both identify and secure new donors as well as supporting and retaining existing donors. Building on the success of our current corporate partnerships (including Microsoft, Starbucks and PwC) and the 100 Giving Club, you will play a key role in helping us reach fundraising targets as well as growing our supporter base.

We are looking for an excellent communicator who can articulate the need and impact of UK Youth’s work in varied and innovative ways. You will be passionate about fundraising and be ambitious and results driven. You will be able to prioritise and make decisions, work autonomously and to tight deadlines. You will also be resilient and comfortable working under pressure.

Salary:              £30,000-£36,000 dependant on experience

Location:          London

Benefits:           27 Days Annual Leave plus bank holidays, Pension Scheme and Life insurance

Closing Date:                12noon Friday 23 February

Interviews:                    6 March 2018

In return for your expertise, experience, initiative and drive, we can offer you a friendly, supportive, vibrant environment, and genuinely interesting work within an ambitious charity with a proud history and an exciting future.

Please forward a CV together with a one page supporting statement to . Please ensure you fully addresses the criteria in the person specification and to state your current salary. 

Please download the Job Description and Personal Specification for full details of the role. You are also invited to complete and return the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form. The information on the form will be treated as confidential, and used for statistical purposes. The form will not be treated as part of the application.

If you would like to discuss this role before applying please contact Catherine Townson, Head of Partnerships and Development via

As this role involves working in a regulated environment any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks which include criminal record check and employment reference.

UK Youth is an equal opportunities employer


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