Vacancy | Fundraising and Partnerships Manager


Job title:           Fundraising and Partnerships Manager

Salary:               £40k - £43K per annum (dependent upon experience)

Location:          Flexible working arrangements currently in place due to Covid-19

Industry:           Media standards and journalism

Job function:   Fundraising

Job Level:         Management

Contract:          Permanent, Full time

Closing date for applications:      23:59, Wednesday 13th October 2021

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 1st November 2021 and the appointee will ideally start as soon as possible. Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advertisement and interview earlier than stated.


Job Description

The Fundraising and Partnerships Manager (F&PM) is a new role that has been established to build on our single core source of funding to attract new sources of funding and to diversify revenue streams.   Reporting to the newly created Head of Business Development and Marketing, you will join an expanding team which is dedicated to service development, revenue generation and growth.  You will be responsible for identifying prospects, producing funding proposals and managing new and existing partnerships with major donors, trusts, foundations and corporations. You will work in collaboration with business development, marketing and communications colleagues to ensure that fundraising is marketed appropriately and is focused on activities and services that are beneficial to IMPRESS members and the wider public.

At all times you will work within an ethical framework to ensure that fundraising partnerships align with the independence and impartiality of IMPRESS. IMPRESS is committed to finding the best person for the role and can offer flexibility around the full-time requirement and salary for an exceptional candidate. 

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How to apply 

Please send a CV and statement in support of your application, that is no longer than two sides, explaining how you fulfil the key criteria for the role and email them to:, quoting the job title in the subject of your email.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 on Wednesday 13th October 2021. No applications received beyond this point will be considered.



Applications will be assessed against the requirements for the post as set out in the job description and person specification.

Please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments, we can make for you during this recruitment process and beyond.

We aim to notify candidates who have been shortlisted during week commencing 25th October 2021. If you have not heard from us after this date, please assume that you have not been successful.

First interviews will be held virtually week commencing 1st November 2021. Successful candidates will be invited to a final stage meeting in our offices in Blackfriars when they will have the opportunity to meet the rest of our team.


Safer Recruitment and Selection process

The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. In line with Covid-19 government guidance we are introducing extra precautions to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the recruitment process. We will follow social distancing and COVID-19 secure requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support, please let us know at the interview planning stage.

For any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process please contact Angie D’Souza through

IMPRESS is committed to the aims of its Equality & Diversity Policy. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010, and encouraging equality and diversity. If you would like to help us with this, please click here to download our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and return the completed form along with your application. This form will be separated from the application and kept anonymous. The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. Filling in this form is entirely voluntary and submission or non-submission will be entirely unconnected to the success of your application.