Head of Community Fundraising
Head of Community Fundraising
A fantastic and pivotal opportunity to join a truly life-saving charity.
As one of the most successful and dynamic charities in the UK, The Air Ambulance Service operates the national Children’s Air Ambulance and the local air ambulance services for Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Each of our services works tirelessly to save lives and alleviate sickness, wherever and whenever possible. We are compassionate, courageous and creative in everything we do and we care about our patients, our supporters, our partners and our colleagues.
We’re one of the UK’s fastest growing charities; due to a restructure we need you to help us deliver our ambitious income strategy.
Position: Head of Community Fundraising
Location: National role, home based
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £ 40k to 45k pa, depending on experience, plus benefits
Closing Date: 23/10/2016
Interview date: Week commencing 1st November 2016
About the role:
Reporting to the director of fundraising, this full time position will be working with community fundraising for: Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance and Warwickshire, Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, and Children’s Air ambulance.
You will lead and develop the community fundraising team to achieve organisational objectives, driving income generation and volunteer recruitment on a national scale. You will maintain and raise awareness of the charity, both locally and nationally, as well as implementing fundraising campaigns on a national level.
Successful candidates will be able to display a creative and entrepreneurial approach, with good working knowledge of philanthropy trends, news, events and legislation in the UK. You will have extensive experience of leading fundraising activities on a national level and experience of matrix management in a complex multi-disciplinary environment.
Experience of setting and delivering a budget, of leading and coaching people and a genuine passion and interest in the work and values of The Air Ambulance Service are essential to success in this role. You will be a confident, articulate and engaging communicator with personal resilience and emotional intelligence. Strong working knowledge of donor databases would also be extremely useful. Ideally, candidates will have experience of building extensive networks and of presenting at major forums.
This vacancy may close before the closing date if the recruiting manager deems sufficient applications have been received. Therefore it is advised to complete your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
You may have experience of the following: Head of Community Fundraising, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Donors, Donations, Fundraising Strategy, National Fundraising, Networking, Marketing, Business Development, PR, Community Fundraising Manager, etc.
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