Head of Philanthropy and Special Events

Recruiter
Prospectus
Location
Welywn Garden city, Hertfordshire
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
25 May 2018
Closes
07 Jun 2018
Ref
HQ00172768
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with Willow to appoint their new Head of Philanthropy and Special Events. Willow works with young adults who are experiencing the devastating impact that diagnosis, treatment and recovery from a serious illness can bring. This is an exceptional opportunity for a driven, successful fundraiser to join a committed and engaged organisation.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Head of Philanthropy and Special Events will be responsible for driving a successful calendar of special events and ensuring superior donor stewardship and communication is upheld before, during and after these flagship events. Bespoke, tailored approaches for major donors will be formalised by the Head of Philanthropy and Special Events, as will developing a robust prospect pipeline of major donors that typically support Willow via special events.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of philanthropy and special events. You will be comfortable cultivating, stewarding and asking major donors for generous support for revenue and project fundraising, as well as managing a successful special events team to achieve collaborative targets.
Fundraising and donor care are at the core of Willow's plans for the future. If you would like to join an exciting and professional organisation committed to delivering for their beneficiaries, get in touch today.

If you would like to find out more about our client and this position, or if you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the Fundraising Team at Prospectus. To register your interest in this position, please submit a Word version of your CV; covering letters are not required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.

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