Head of Income Generation and Social Investment
“Make a difference, make your mark”
vInspired seeks to engage young people to volunteer for causes they care about, harnessing their passion to help them support communities in need. They are also committed to ensuring that through volunteering, young people learn new skills which will stand them in good stead for their future development. They operate a variety of programmes to enable effective volunteering, including their Cashpoint programme which helps young people to set up their own voluntary project, and provides them with the tools to engage others.
vInspired is now looking to appoint a Head of Income Generation and Social Investment to secure investment and partnership opportunities for the organisation. This is a key role, reporting directly to the Senior Leadership Team, and a great opportunity for an ambitious individual to have a significant impact on the work of vInspired.
As vInspired seek to expand their reach, the Head of Income Generation and Social Investment will be instrumental in establishing enterprise-focused partnerships that deliver great opportunities for connecting young people with volunteering experiences. The post holder will identify potential organisations and develop and deliver an effective strategy that secures vital investment, working in collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team to drive the business planning process. This role will also have oversight of more traditional fundraising approaches as well, with line management of the Senior Fundraising Manager.
The successful candidate will have senior-level experience of income generation and business development, as well as significant knowledge of social investment. They will have delivered on ambitious targets, and developed strategies that have maximised income generation opportunities. A creative thinker with excellent sales skills, they will have the gravitas needed to build successful partnerships and a passion for the work of vInspired.
To find out more information about this role, please submit a Word 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. There will also be the opportunity to have a conversation with the consultant managing the role.