Innovation Manager

£45000 per annum
10 Jul 2017
25 Jul 2017
Katie Corfield
Job Discipline
Innovation & NPD
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
This organisation is looking for an Innovation Manager to join their well-established, ambitious team in Central London. This is a 12 month maternity contract.

Client Details

This organisation is a much loved and admired national charity that helps a broad community.


The key responsibilities of this Innovation Manager will be:

* Lead the implementation and development of the fundraising innovation strategy; identifying, establishing and leading the creation of new fundraising products
* Work on end to end fundraising innovation
* Deliver robust business cases, working with stakeholders across the organisation to trial and launch new fundraising products
* Portfolio review management
* Take a macro overview of how fundraising as a whole is performing
* Look at performance of products against criteria, including market attractiveness, ROI, net income vs target income etc.
* Identify any issues with campaigns and work with the insight team to solve problems
* Recognise opportunities to provide insight to teams
* Work in quick stints of 16 week cycles - from idea, to shortlist of product to be selected for prototyping
* Work with senior stakeholders across the organisation
* Initiating the development of core messaging and positioning specifically in support of fundraising campaigns and products
* Work with Fundraising teams to develop and improve supporter journeys from acquisition through to retention, stewardship and on-ward supporter journey development
* Actively contribute to the improvement and development of fundraising communication activities and initiatives, supporting projects and briefs as and when appropriate
* Play a proactive role in contributing to the annual planning and budgeting process making informed budgeting recommendations


The person specification for this Innovation Manager is:

* Significant project management experience and a thorough knowledge of skills, tools and techniques associated with this
* Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
* Experience in developing a product from concept to execution
* Ability to work with a range of stakeholders around the organisation to understand business needs
* Budget management experience
* Experience of working with agencies to produce marketing collateral for campaigns
* Experience working on multi-channel campaigns
* Ability to translate complex data and insight into actionable plans
* Line management experience
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Results orientated individual
* Excellent level of commercial awareness
* Excellent problem solving skills

Job Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary of around £45,000 for this 12 month contract.

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