Head of Fundraising

Maidstone, Kent
Up to £43,000 pa depending on experience
22 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of Fundraising

Closing date: Monday 10 December 2018

Salary: Up to £43,000 pa depending on experience.

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Flexible

Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3BD

Are you an inspirational, senior fundraising manager with a broad experience of the fundraising sector? Do you thrive on a varied workload that encourages you to apply your skills and expertise to generate significant funds? Can you help fund our ambitious plans for a Wilder Kent?

Kent Wildlife Trust is seeking a fundraising manager to lead our bid development, individual giving, and supporter development functions.  This role is designed to maximise income from existing sources but to support the development of new and enhanced ways of giving and to transform income generation across the organisation.

This is a varied role with scope for autonomy and creativity. The role will be supported by the Director of Fundraising and Marketing with the aim of leading organisational wide bid development and developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising strategy in order to grow and diversify Kent Wildlife Trust’s non-commercial, non-membership recruitment income. 

With a focus on income generation and growth, this role will benefit from working closely with the communications team to maximise income generated from increased penetration and a greater focus on campaigns.

The ideal applicant will have significant experience of developing and delivering fundraising strategies and managing talented people and as such you will be a confident leader who has the thirst and drive to make a significant difference to income generation and an unmatched desire for success.

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals.  We are all working to protect wildlife and to find better ways to run an efficient and effective organisation.


  • To develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy in order to grow and diversify Kent Wildlife Trust’s non-commercial, non-membership recruitment income in order to fund the Trust’s ambitious plan for the recovery of nature across Kent.
  • Ensure successful delivery of key performance indicators and income targets.
  • Support the Director of Fundraising and Marketing in building the best possible team, infrastructure, processes and systems for successful fundraising.

Kent Wildlife Trust has a positive approach to equality and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

How To Apply

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If you wish to discuss this post, please telephone Ed Charles on 01622 662012.

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