Digital Fundraising Manager

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Sightsavers has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Fundraising Manager to join our ambitious and friendly Digital Fundraising Team. The role is based in our Haywards Heath offices which are just 40 minutes from London and 20 minutes from Brighton.

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per annum

Video: Ella Pierce, Head of Digital Fundraising speaks about the Digital Fundraising Manager role

The Digital Fundraising Manager will be responsible for the operational running of the digital fundraising programme and managing a team of Digital Fundraising Executives. This role works closely with the Global Head of Digital Fundraising in order to push forward our fundraising ambitions in the digital space.

We need a strategic thinker with substantial experience of planning and delivering successful fundraising or digital marketing campaigns. These will have  included PPC, email, display and site optimisation. You will be an experienced people manager, great at motivating a team and capable of inspiring and supporting them to imagine and deliver exciting campaigns.   You will be passionate about our mission with excellent internal relationship management and communication skills to influence stakeholders at all levels.  A solid track record of financial management and the ability to manage and drive agencies to deliver exceptional results is also vital.  Languages such as Swedish, Norwegian or Italian would be useful in this role but are not essential.

What We Offer

Sightsavers offers a supportive work environment and there is the potential for some flexibility around working hours. We offer season ticket loans to staff, access to further discounts on train travel and other practical benefits. Our offices are contemporary, accessible and designed to encourage collaboration. Haywards Heath railway station is a very short walk away and our offices are served by multiple bus routes.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly and highly motivated team. You will have the opportunity to make a big impact on the fundraising programme and so your skills will contribute to the on-going global mission. You can find out more about this varied role in the job description and video.

We anticipate that interviews will take place in early March.

Closing date: 3 March 2019


Closing Date: March 3, 2019

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How to apply

To apply for this post by email, please download our application form and equal opportunities form and return as two separate documents to [email protected].

We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply. Find out about our commitment to inclusion.

We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates. We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.

Sightsavers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of adults at risk and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.

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