This post is funded by The Keystone Fund and the Youth Investment Fund

The Children and Young People’s Empowerment Project (CHILYPEP) is a registered charity that has worked with disadvantaged Children and Young People for almost 23 years. Our work is a combination of youth work approaches and principles, and early intervention and prevention services based on good practice, with young people’s voice at the heart of everything we do.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Fundraising Manager to lead the development of charitable fundraising here at CHILYPEP and drive forward our new Fundraising Strategy.

Job title –  Chilypep Fundraising and Income Generation Manager Ref CFIGM/2024
Salary scale – Chilypep Scale 24 – £30,646.73 to 26- £32,511.03 (Depending on experience) Pro Rata
Hours of work –  30 Hours per week. (37 FTE)
Pension  – 8% employer contribution
Leave entitlement –  38 days leave, including bank holidays (pro rata)
Other Benefits –  Access to clinical supervision; BHN Extra’s: cycle to work scheme, bYond prepaid spending card and Extras Discounts.
Place of work – Flexible working from Home with some office time at our Sheffield and Barnsley bases.

Duration – This is initially a 1-year post with the aim of becoming permanent.

We are looking for a dynamic, confident and competent Fundraising Manager who has a passion for making a change for children and young people and a flair for networking and partnership development to increase and diversify the income of our amazing Charity.

In return, you will work in a supportive, caring organisation that values the talent and passion of our committed and creative staff team. With a range of benefits including a generous leave allowance and pension contribution, this is a great opportunity for the right candidate!

You will have knowledge, experience and skills in:

Fundraising methods and techniques.

The requirements of Trusts and Foundations fundraising

The financial sustainability agenda for the voluntary and community sector.

Charitable trust fundraising from research to securing six figure grants.

Securing income from high level Trusts and Foundations

Developing successful corporate partnerships and donor bases

Developing and supporting volunteer fundraisers

You will have the ability to write complex applications, bids, reports and strategy papers and to translate complex information and adapt it to a variety of audiences and have excellent partnership working and networking skills.

With the ability to co-ordinate a number of fundraising projects simultaneously, you will have excellent written, oral, networking and influencing skills, and be confident and diplomatic with a commitment to the highest standards of relationship management and supporter care.

With proven ability to work both in a team and on your own initiative to meet objectives and work to tight timescales and deadlines, you will have excellent organisational skills, with an ability to manage a complex workload.

You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent, through experience) with very good analytical and strategic skills and be exceptionally self-motivated with a flexible approach to the role, due to the need to work from home as well as in our office bases at times. You will have a sound work ethic and commitment to personal and professional development and an understanding of, and demonstrable commitment to, Equal Opportunities and Anti-Discriminatory Practice.

Chilypep are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and ensuring equality of opportunity in our recruitment processes for staff and volunteers. Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams. We celebrate differences and encourage everyone to join us and be themselves at work. Our policy is to recruit a diverse workforce and follow the guidelines of the Equality Act. We are an employer that values lived experience at all levels of our organisation.

Our priority is to safeguard and protect the Children and Young People we work with, and we operate within strict Safe Recruitment Practices, including a DBS check, social media check, and 2 references covering a period on no less than 3 years for all staff and volunteers.

All candidates must have existing permission to work in the UK.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd May 2024 @ 5pm

Interviews to be held in person on: Monday 13th May 2024

Further background information may be found on our website:
For a full job description and an application pack please download these from our website at:

We would prefer potential applicants to use our website to download the application pack, but if this is not possible, please email us at:

Chilypep Job Description and Person Specification – Fundraising Manager

Criminal Records Declaration Form

DBS Policy Statement Ex-Offenders

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form – 2023

CHILYPEP Job Application Form – Fundraising Manager