We are recruiting a Fundraising Manager

Salary: £31,392
Reports to: Head of Fundraising and Development
Direct reports: None
Hours: 28 hours per week (4 days)
Contract: Permanent
Location: Croydon / initially remote working

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young refugees and asylum seekers?

This is an exciting time to be joining Young Roots as Fundraising Manager. This vital role will contribute to the delivery of Young Roots’ fundraising strategy by maximising income predominantly from individuals, community, events and corporate fundraising.

We are looking for an experienced and talented individual to develop, support and champion both new and existing fundraising activities in these areas.

You will bring enthusiasm and ambition to this varied role, using your passion for donor care and making a difference to increase engagement from supporters.

We would welcome applications from candidates with strong fundraising experience and excellent relationship management skills who want to use their experience to make a real difference to the lives of the young people we work with.

We are a value-based, passionate and committed organisation offering a friendly working environment, although due to the current ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the role will initially be predominantly home-based.

Recruitment process

To apply, please download the documents below. Completed application forms should be sent to by Monday 25th January at 9am. Please note that CVs will not be accepted and only application forms will be considered in shortlisting.

Deadline: 9am Monday 25th January
Interviews: Monday 1st February


Job description and person specification
Application form
Application Guidelines
Youth participation statement

Young Roots recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, and particularly welcome BAME candidates and those with lived experience of migration and the asylum system. Our selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities. Young Roots is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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