Head of Fundraising - Maternity Cover

Harris Hill
£65k per year
14 May 2018
11 Jun 2018
Hayley Wilson
Full Time
Contract Type

Harris Hill are delighted to be supporting a unique medical research charity to recruit an interim Head of Fundraising to support their ongoing Fundraising strategy. This critical role will oversee, motivate and steer a team of talented fundraisers across all income streams to increase income in both the short and longer term.

Please note: This is a maternity cover contract.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Taking the lead on developing and implementing the fundraising strategy across all income streams to deliver against agreed plans, budgets and objectives
  • With particular attention to corporate and major giving, support key relationships, proposals and pitches
  • Provide line management and support to the fundraising team, creating an environment where fundraising can thrive
  • Working collaboratively across the organisation to ensure fundraising is fully integrated with the wider needs and aims of the charity
  • Providing financial forecasting and budgeting as necessary

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an experienced fundraiser ideally with experience across a number of income streams, able to deliver against and surpass income targets
  • Have experience of securing 5- and 6-figure gifts and corporate partnerships
  • Be an experienced leader of fundraising teams
  • Be able to approach fundraising challenges with innovation and creativity
  • Have excellent communication, relationship management, leadership and organisational skills

For more information about this vacancy and next steps please apply here and a consultant will be in touch to discuss further.

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