Head of Development
Do you have a strong foundation in donor development? Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity within an ambitious organisation?
Prospectus is delighted to be working with a philanthropic organisation who support grass-roots charities working directly with local communities as they seek to recruit a Head of Development for a 14 month maternity contract.
The Head of Development will lead the team in securing new donors and maximising income opportunities from a range of funding sources, as well as supporting existing donors. They will be actively involved in writing compelling cases for support and ensuring the donor stewardship programme is effective and of a high quality. Utilising an in-depth understanding of the political and commercial landscape of London, the Head of Development will manage external communications for the organisation, encompassing social media, press releases and marketing materials.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in soliciting large gifts from a number of sources, and will be experienced in leading a team. A proficient networker, they will enjoy building relationships with a variety of stakeholders, particularly high level influencers, and will be a proactive and strategic thinker. Specific knowledge relating to East London would be advantageous, as well as some experience with marketing and public speaking.
To find out more about this role, please submit a Word document version of your CV only; cover letters are not required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.