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									                                                   Marie Curie Cancer Care
                                                          Job description

Job Title                              Area Fundraising Manager
Job Ref                                SE135
Department                             Community Fundraising
Location                               Based in Northampton and Ware, covering South Midlands and
                                       Anglia Region
Reports To                             Head of Regional Fundraising,
                                       Midlands and Anglia
Responsible For                        Fundraising Team in Midlands and Anglia

Job Summary

To develop and implement an Area Fundraising plan for the region aligned with the National and
Regional fundraising strategy to ensure that MCCC fundraising is maximised in order to achieve growth
potential and targets.

To manage MCCC fundraising activities and projects within your own team and to line manage and
oversee the other fundraising teams within the area, focusing on the development of volunteer and
supporter relationships

Main Duties

1. Managing area fundraising activity:
        Setting/contributing to fundraising plans and agreeing area/project income targets.
        Ensuring the delivery of targets, plans and/or projects across a pre-defined area of
        Agreeing and contributing to the planning and marketing of local and national fundraising
         activities across their area of responsibility.
        Providing and analysing statistical data and information about area/project performance and
         activity, supporters and volunteers, development opportunities etc.
        Attending national, local and regional events.
        Ensuring standards are met and legal frameworks are adhered to across their area of
        Implementing the MCCC fundraising feedback procedure.
        Ensuring that all area income and expenditure is correctly accounted for and all cash handled in
         accordance with MCCC’s procedures and policies.

2. Developing and managing relationships:
        Establishing and developing relationships with key MCCC staff ie Fundraising colleagues,
         nursing team managers, hospice managers, area nurse managers, area shop managers etc.
        Fostering relationships with current and potential major donors and corporate supporters

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3. Management of fundraising or project team:
        Managing a team of fundraisers or managing/influencing a project team across their area of
        Recruiting, inducting and developing staff across their area of responsibility or project.
        Monitoring and managing staff sickness, absence, attendance, leave etc.
        Undertaking PPRDs/appraisals and agreeing personal development plans with staff.
        Performance management of staff.

4. Delivering fundraising plans and targets locally (Community Fundraiser duties performed at
     level 3 as per Community Fundraiser job description):

     Delivering local fundraising plans and activities
     Putting the supporter first

5. Other:
        Representing & deputising for the Head of Community Fundraising as and when required
        Undertaking administration associated with additional Area Fundraising Manager duties as

Key Liaisons

        Head of Community Fundraising, local/area community fundraising colleagues, regional and
         other fundraising colleagues across MCCC including corporate and other central teams.
        Area Shop Managers, Area Nurse Managers, Hospice Managers, Nursing Service Managers
         and other key MCCC staff.
        Other MCCC regional contacts eg Marketing/PR, Regional HR etc.
        Volunteers and fundraising groups.
        Supporters.
        External fundraising networks and contacts from other charities.
        Local media.
        Other local community contacts.


In addition to the specific duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description, all Marie Curie
Cancer Care employees should be aware of their specific responsibilities towards the following:

    Marie Curie Cancer Care is committed to encouraging volunteering throughout the organisation and
     as such the post holder will be expected to support and respect volunteers, and may be asked to
     work alongside or supervise a volunteer as part of their role whilst working at Marie Curie Cancer
    Marie Curie Cancer Care operates a no-smoking policy. The post holder should either be a non-
     smoker or be prepared not to smoke in any Charity premises, grounds or vehicles or when on Marie
     Curie Cancer Care business outside the office.

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   Adhere to all health and safety and fire regulations and to co-operate with the Charity in maintaining
    good standards of health and safety.
   Uphold ethical and professional standards and not behave in a manner that is likely to bring the Charity
    into disrepute.
   Promote and sustain a responsible attitude towards equal opportunities and diversity within the
   Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing registration requirements or any national professional or
    occupational standards associated with the role.
   Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing learning and development and to participate in any training
    relevant to the role.
   For designated roles, the post holder will be responsible for health & safety, business continuity
    planning and/or risk management. (These responsibilities will be notified on appointment).

This job description is not exhaustive. It merely acts as a guide and may be amended to meet the
changing requirements of the charity at any time after discussion with the post holder.

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                                                    Marie Curie Cancer Care
                                                       Person specification

Job Title                        Area Fundraising Manager
Job Reference:                   SE135

     Criteria                         Essential                        Desirable               How Assessed
Experience                - Managed and achieved a           - Has set strategic goals and   Application
                          larger income/expenditure          targets                         form/Interview
                          budget (eg £300,000+ of            - Has trained, buddied,
                          income/expenditure/contribution)   coached or mentored team
                          - Has worked to achieve            members
                          strategic goals & targets          - Has represented
                          - Has run team meetings            RFM/senior manager
                          - Has managed projects locally
                          - Has dealt with complaints and
                          - Has line managed people
Qualifications &          - Five GCSE’s (grade C or          - Educated to A level           Application form /
training                  above) or equivalent, including    standard or equivalent (e.g.    Certificate of
                          English and Mathematics OR         professional qualifications)    qualification / Test
                          - Demonstrable literacy and                                        (as applicable)
Skills & abilities        - Team management &                - Ability to manage large or    Application form /
                          leadership skills                  multiple projects               Interview /
                          - Basic project management         - Ability to constructively     Presentation
                          skills                             challenge and bring
                          - Influencing skills               improvements
                          - Financial and business           - Strategic planning skills
                          planning & target setting
                          - Information analysis, problem
                          solving & decision making
                          - Interpersonal and networking
Knowledge                 - Knowledge of operational         - Knowledge of strategic        Interview
                          management techniques              planning
                          - Knowledge of fundraising         - Understanding of
                          ethics and methods                 fundraising strategies
                          - Understanding of people and      - Awareness of team
                          team management techniques         building and leadership
Other                     Car owner/driver
requirements              Willing to work unsocial hours

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                                                   Marie Curie Cancer Care
                                                    Terms and conditions

Job title                      Area Fundraising Manager
Job reference                  SE135
Salary scale                   Marie Curie Cancer Care
Salary                         £31,887 per annum
Annual leave entitlement       25 days plus bank holidays
Notice period                  One month after probation period
Working hours                  35 hours per week
Probationary period            Six months

Other benefits
   Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
   Marie Curie Stakeholder Pension Scheme
   Season ticket loan
   Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems

Closing date:                          10th October 2012

Interview/Assessment date:             24th October 2012 in Northampton

Please send applications to:

         Rebecca Watkins, HR Department, Marie Curie Cancer Care,
         7th Floor, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP

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