Head of Revitalise Capital Appeal

Harris Hill
£45k - 55k per year
03 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
Natalie Lawford
Full Time
Contract Type

Harris Hill are delighted to be partnering with Revitalise in their search to appoint a Head of Revitalise Capital Appeal. This is a unique opportunity to manage an exciting capital appeal on behalf of this leading respite holiday charity. This ground-breaking project will see you managing this exciting and challenging capital campaign to create a world-leading facility that goes well beyond respite.

The Head of Revitalise Capital Appeal will be responsible for the implementation of a multidisciplinary fundraising strategy (targeting major donors, private companies, grant-making trusts, statutory funding) to achieve the ambitious get reachable target for the campaign.

Key responsibilities include:

- From a range of sources, be personally responsible for generating income to fund the campaign, paying particular attention to HNWI's
- Present appeals to prospects both individually and alongside appropriate personnel from the relevant fundraising teams
- Produce tailored and persuasive fundraising proposals
- Ensure stewardship plans for donors are implemented and developed
- Co-ordinate and manage stewardship and cultivation events
- Take responsibility for tracking income, expenditure and managing budgets
- Manage all communication with regard to building progress with prospects and donors

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience;

- Educated to degree standard or equivalent
- Previous experience of working on a capital campaign would be highly desirable
- It is essential that you be an established fundraiser with a proven track record of securing 5-figure gifts from HNWI's
- Experience of working across other fundraising disciplines, including Corporate and Trust & Statutory would be highly desirable
- You must be a proactive self-starter who is confident and thrives on a challenge
- Have the ability to lead, motivate and inspire with strong negotiating and influencing skills
- Be an excellent communicator and have the ability to nurture and foster relationships at all levels
- Proven track record of financial management and control

To discuss the role in more detail, please send your CV through to natalie.lawford@harrishill.co.uk or submit your CV by clicking apply. A screening call will take place before further role details are released.

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