Individual and Corporate Giving Manager

Bromley By Bow Centre

The Bromley by Bow Centre is a pioneering and vibrant community charity in East London, globally-renowned for its radical approach to health and wellbeing. At its heart is a partnership between a diverse community, a locally-rooted charitable organisation and one of the most progressive primary care health teams in the UK.

The charity work with the most vulnerable people in their community – those who are isolated, facing physical or mental ill health or who are lacking confidence, skills or qualifications. The Centre deliver a diverse range of projects based on a unique model that combines social entrepreneurship, the arts, learning, social support, horticulture and holistic and integrated health programmes. In 2024, The Bromley By Bow Centre will enter its 40th year. Their services, which provide compelling solutions to the inequality their community can face, are needed more than ever.

This role will sit within the wider Income and Generation Team and will work closely with colleagues across the Centre to ensure that the approach to Individual and Corporate Giving aligns with the Centre’s ambition to be a community-led organisation, working with the community to develop and implement a person-centred, holistic and integrated model of support, driven by what matters to the community.

This role needs to promote a positive culture of collaboration, creativity and innovation across the organisation as well with external stakeholders. It will play an important role in enabling the team to achieve their strategic goals and contribute to developing the internal culture of the organisation, specifically driving forward a commitment to being a truly antiracist and inclusive organisation and creating space for honest conversations and feedback.

About the role

As Individual and Corporate Giving Manager, you will: 

  • Develop and nurture effective relationships and strategic partnerships with major donors and corporates (in collaboration with the Head of Income Generation and Marketing and CEO), increasing value and loyalty from donors at four and five+ figure level, supporting an income target of £300k
  • Steward and recruit individual and corporate donors whilst developing and retaining regular and cash givers
  • Build on existing individual donor programmes and corporate relationships and have creative input into the Individual and Corporate Giving strategy that aligns with organisational objectives
  • Explore and test new methods for donor recruitment and retention

About you

Ideal skills and experience: 

  • Experience of securing income from Individuals and Corporates including, identifying potential donors, engaging them and securing funding with focus on retention and stewardship
  • Strong ability to think creatively about how propositions are pitched to funders
  • Experience of crafting compelling appeals/copy
  • Thorough knowledge of supporter care and supporter journeys, maximising fundraising potential use of both digital and offline channels
  • Commitment to the vision and mission of the Bromley by Bow Centre

Employee benefits

Employee benefits include:

  • Flexible working
  • 27 days annual leave, in addition to bank holidays, with 3 extra days of leave between Christmas and New Year
  • 1 day of additional annual leave for your birthday
  • 2 Celebration Days a year that can be taken as paid leave – these days are to recognise Eid, as the majority of our employees celebrate Eid, however these can be used for any other religious holidays throughout the year or if you don’t hold a faith anything else that is significant to you
  • Up to 7% matched pension contributions
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Enhanced occupational sick pay of full pay for up to four weeks
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Interest-free loans (bike, season ticket, first month of rent)
  • Sabbatical of up to 6 months, after 7 years employment

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