Director of Fundraising

Morgan Hunt
£55000.00 - £56000 per annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Position: Director of Fundraising

Location: Birmingham (based in Whittington, Sutton Coldfield or Walsall)


St Giles Hospice is one of the largest hospices and charities in the region, with an income of £12.9 million, employing 400 staff and over 1500 volunteers. They offer specialist palliative care in a variety of settings for patients with cancer and other serious illnesses, as well as providing support for their families and carers. The care is provided free of charge, irrespective of personal circumstances. Care is offered at the hospice's centres in Whittington, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall and a partnership site in Uttoxeter.

Job Purpose

The Director of Fundraising has responsibility for the leadership, management, co-ordination and performance of fundraising. The post holder is responsible for the performance management of the team along with financial budgeting, planning and results for all fundraising activities.

Primary responsibilities

  • Creating a clearly defined fundraising strategy.
  • Developing innovative fundraising initiatives that identify and maximise new opportunities and create sustainable income streams.
  • Ensuring a varied range of income sources is secured and developed with a focus on high-net worth individuals and corporates.
  • Providing strong leadership, performance management and people development.
  • Responsible for the efficient management of the expenditure budget, including effective budget preparation, planning, monitoring and review.

Essential criteria

  • Commercial acumen developed in both private and charity sectors with proven experience of managing staff at a senior level.
  • Knowledge of fundraising methodology including the process of cultivating and developing relationships with high-net worth individuals, business and community leaders.
  • Experience in campaign management including the ability to identify and value donors to ensure that they receive the most appropriate message of services and offerings.
  • Proven track record in leading fundraising/delivering income growth.
  • First class communication and interpersonal skills, with the gravitas to act as an ambassador for the organisation.
  • Self-confident, pro-active and ambitious with the drive to excel.

To apply

Please email your CV and a supporting statement addressing the key criteria in the person specification along with your motivations to join the organisation

For further information, please contact our retained consultant Will Worthington on 0207 419 8921.

Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer.

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