Director of Fundraising and Communications

£60000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Full Time
Contract Type
We are looking for a Director of Fundraising and Communications to lead, motivate and inspire the Fundraising and Communications team to increase both income and awareness of this international childrens charity.

The Company
An ambitious, forward thinking international childrens charity based in South West London.

The Role
Managing a Fundraising and Communications team currently with 7 staff.
To develop and deliver a revised Fundraising Strategy in collaboration with the Chief Executive and the Fundraising Committee
To be responsible for revising and implementing the Fundraising Strategy in order to increase income across the fundraising portfolio to 2m by the end of 2018
To develop and deliver a Celebrity, Ambassador and Patron Programme to maximise awareness and fundraising opportunities

The Candidate
A proven track record of personally generating significant levels of income using a range of fundraising tools and techniques
A proven track record of leading and developing a team to increase income and awareness year on year
Strong people skills with experience of inspiring, persuading and motivating donors, supporters and staff
Exceptional communication, negotiation and presentation skills
A leader and clear decision maker who has the business acumen to take calculated risks to deliver results
A hands on Fundraiser; someone who delivers exceptional account management and thrives on identifying, approaching and securing income from new and creative sources both in the UK and overseas.
An ambitious and creative individual with a clear vision of how to deliver their role
A proactive member of the Senior Management Team and possess an organisational-wide viewpoint that will enable them to lead on marketing and communications activity for the whole Charity


Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003.