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Supporter Services Manager

£25000 - £26000 per annum
Ref: BBBH10818_1524071109

Job Description

Cherry Professional are currently recruiting for Supporter Services Manager for their client based on the outskirts of Lincoln.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a customer / supporter focused environment, the ability to lead and manage teams, experience of managing project work, as well as an up to date knowledge of relevant legislation, data protection and GDPR. Good communication, organisation skills and flexibility are essential to the role. A qualification in a relevant discipline and/or customer / supporter service experience would be ideal.

Main Purpose of the Job:

To proactively manage the Supporter Services department.

To ensure effective use of the Charity's database and management of data to ensure compliance with legislation, regulations, guidelines including GDPR and internal procedures

In liaison with the Fundraising Manager, to maximise internal and external fundraising opportunities through development and positive supporter relationships.


Responsible for the management of the supporter services team and department function

Be responsible for the department rota, ensuring a full complement of staff members to fully support peak campaign times

Liaise with the Volunteer Coordinator to manage the engagement of volunteers within the department as required

Develop, monitor and regularly review departmental policies and procedures and ensure the team are fully conversant and compliant with these through training

Work with the management team to develop a team whereby the values of the charity are embedded in to daily performance

Closely oversee the performance management of the team maximising development opportunities

Ensure your team is trained, developed and have the necessary tools to succeed in their job responsibilities. This includes providing employees with ongoing feedback, coaching, and training to support their activities long term

Work with the Marketing Manager & Fundraising Manager to ensure staff cover is provided as required for on and off site supporter engagement and fundraising events

Generate innovative solutions to problems through effective decision making with reference to sound data, evidence and advice

Contribute to the Duty Manager Scheme Rota

Supporter Relationships

Ensure that all supporter correspondence is processed promptly and considerately with an emphasis on developing and securing compliant relationships with supporters

Respect and promote the Supporter Experience Charter

Contribute fully to correctly reengaging non-active supporters

Actively maximise opportunities to engage new supporters


Oversee management of the twice yearly supporter lottery and ensure compliance with Gambling Commission Operating Licence

Oversee the management of the charity's In Memoriam, stamps, Gifts with a Difference, Recycling schemes and all fundraising auction activities

Ensure Gift Aid is maximised on all activities

Oversee the management of the Mail Order function of the Trading Company

Contribute to the delivery of the charity's fundraising and marketing strategy

Work closely with the marketing and fundraising department to ensure effective administration and reporting of fundraising appeals and advertising campaigns

Undertake regular stock takes

Compliance, Reporting & Budgeting

With support, ensure all activities are compliant with the Fundraising Regulator, Institute of Fundraising, and Charity Commission guidelines, GDPR and data protection.

Be proactive in keeping up to date with changes in legislation and guidance relevant to the work of the department and charity; ensuring staff are sufficiently trained and compliant

Regularly review the supporter database to ensure it facilitates effective internal reporting and compliance with current relevant law and guidelines

Utilise the charity's supporter databases to produce regular management reports and take action as required

Ensure all spend within the department offers best value for money and budgets are adhered to

To read, understand and observe the requirements of Health and Safety Policy and Procedure at all time


With support, ensure that the supporter database and related systems hold accurate, compliant data (with reference to legislation, regulations including GDPR and internal procedures)

Ensure data cleanses are carried out as required

Ensure complaints are logged and handled in line with Fundraising Regulator guidelines, IoF and internal procedures

Ensure all donation income is processed in line with charity policy, procedures, Fundraising Regulator and IoF guidelines

Ensure compliant communication with supporters

Other roles that you may have applied for include Customer Service Manager, Customer Manager, Charity Manager

Cherry Professional are advertising this role on behalf of the client.