Fundraising Manager

node leader
15 April 2021

This is a new role which will help Why me? to continue to grow.

As the leading national voice supporting people affected by crime to access Restorative Justice, Why me? want to scale up our work even further over the next three years. They plan to double the size of there core programmes, including delivering Restorative Justice, working with providers to improve their practice, and there influencing work.

The Fundraising Manager will work with the Director to allow this growth to happen. They will build on our existing success to generate new funding opportunities, oversee existing partnerships, and help to develop an effective fundraising strategy.

Are you enthusiastic about shaping a better justice system? Do you have a track record of high-value fundraising? Have you written successful applications to trusts, foundations and other donors? Then Why me? would love to hear from you!

You’ll be a great fit at Why me? if you have these fundraising skills, enjoy working in a small team, and value open and honest communication. Why me? are a hard-working and dedicated team, but respect employee’s work/life balance as well.

They are keen to encourage applications from a diverse range of people, and particularly welcome applicants who are ethnic minorities, have a disability or are from the LGBT+ community. If you do not meet the specific criteria of the job, but can demonstrate that you have the skills and experience to do well in this role, feel free to contact them to ask about sending in an application.

For more details, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification document 

About the post

Position | Fundraising Manager [This is a 1 year fixed term post, extension based on success in the role]

Location | Borough, London

Hours | 35 hrs per week 

Salary | £35,000 - £38,00 [Part-time option may be available for the right candidate]

Benefits | 

  • Holiday entitlement is 28 days per year including bank holidays and on completion of six months service, the 3 days period between Christmas and New Year. Terms and conditions on request
  • Pension, cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working Application Process

Information for potential applicants

Application package and guidance is available here

For further information please contact Silviya Naskinova |

Submitting your application

Closing Date: 28th April 2021

Please send a CV and a Cover Letter (no more than two pages) addressing how you meet the person specification criteria to

Interviews planned for 5 May 2021


Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 28 April 2021