British Rowing - Love Rowing Foundation Manager

LocationHammersmith, London with opportunities to work from home
Hours of WorkFull Time (40 hours)(OR Part Time - min 4 days p/w - for the right candidate)
Salary & Benefits£40,000
Closing Date26 Apr

Job Description

Love Rowing is the trading name of The British Rowing Charitable Foundation which was formally registered with the Charity Commission on 10th September 2018. It was founded with the support of British Rowing, the governing body for the sport of rowing in England as part of a wider commitment across the rowing community to make rowing open to all.

A Foundation Manager is being recruited to support the Foundation's day to day operational planning/delivery, fundraising, as well as grant giving and programme monitoring activity.

The post holder will report to British Rowing's Director of Rowing Community & Strategy, who also acts as the British Rowing Charitable Foundation Director. The post holder will also work closely with the Foundation's Board of Trustees and Advisory Team.


· Fundraising from a variety of income streams including individuals, corporate partners, trusts/foundations and events, as well as associated stewardship/donor relations.

· Contribute to strategic planning activity and fulfilling the Foundation's objectives.

· Event planning and management, including coordinating British Rowing staff, Board Trustees and volunteers who will support key fundraising events.

· Day to day Foundation management, administration and operational planning incl. CRM database management and preparation for Board meetings.

· Day to day communications activity incl. website and social media platforms, in close coordination with British Rowing's communications team.

· Work with British Rowing's Head of Governance (also Love Rowing's Company Secretary), to ensure compliance with legal & regulatory requirements of the Charity Commission and Companies House.

· Work with British Rowing's Director of Finance on the financial management of the Foundation and all reporting processes, as per Charity Commission and Companies House requirements.

· Programme development, delivery and monitoring with the support of British Rowing's Rowing Community & Strategy Team.

· Grant funding process management, monitoring and evaluation with the support of British Rowing's Rowing Community & Strategy Team.

This list is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive, as there may be other reasonable duties and requirements associated with the post, which Love Rowing may call upon the post-holder to perform from time to time.

Person specification

Individuals are sought who have a strong empathy with the Foundation's objectives and its target communities, as well as experience, skills, and expertise in fundraising, charity administration/ management and governance.

In addition, candidates should meet the following requirements:

· Charity administration and management experience is essential.

· Fundraising experience is essential, preferably across a variety of income streams.

· Strong project management expertise and experience.

· Strong stakeholder management and donor relations skills to engage the breadth of the rowing community around the UK as well as the broader donor community beyond rowing.

· Experience in working with a Board of Trustees will be key, as close liaison with the committed and talented Board of Trustees will provide a strong team to support this busy role

· Experience within the sport / rowing sector is highly desirable.

· Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

· Report writing and presentational skills.

· Strong communication skills & social media experience.

· Computer literate, with experience of Microsoft office and CRM database management.

· Educated to degree level or equivalent plus relevant experience.

· A highly motivated and proactive team player.

· Ability to work independently and act on own initiative.

· Attention to detail.

How to apply:

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV alongside a covering letter to Head of HR

Interviews will be held week commencing 3 May 2021.


Interview DateInterviews will be held week commencing 3 May 2021
ContactKasia Szkatulska