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Fundraising Specialist / Sponsorship Manager

Location: London Oxford Circus
Salary: To be discussed
Freelance/flexible hours

Hand & Lock are looking for a Fundraising Specialist / Sponsorship Manager to be responsible for implementing and executing annual revenue generating activities for the Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery, a non-profit annual embroidery prize. This role focuses on strategic sponsorship initiatives aimed to raise brand awareness, support the mission of The Prize and secure resources needed to grow and implement the annual programme.

We are looking for someone who has excellent communication and organisational skills,  you should be able to build strong and long term connections with sponsors and partners of the Prize for Embroidery. As The Prize grows over the next few years we would envisage this role to grow with it.

To find out more about The Prize click here 



  • Devise sponsorship strategy and annual plans to reach and develop a range of corporate partners
  • Researching fundraising opportunities and writing grant applications to charitable trusts or statutory bodies
  • Developing and organising fundraising campaigns and events 
  • Building relationships with major donors or companies
  • Preparing and delivering presentations
  • Spotting fundraising opportunities and raising awareness of the organisation’s work




  • An undergraduate degree is preferable but employment-related qualifications such as those offered by the Institute of Fundraising can be even more sought after. These include the Certificate in Fundraising and the Diploma in Fundraising.
  • Ideally we would be looking for a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar fundraising role, however, experience in marketing or sales could be considered.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Research skills. The successful candidate will have strong research skills to devise sponsorship strategies, as well as spotting and taking advantage of donation opportunities

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