Development Director

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Poole, Dorset
£62,583 pa
25 Apr 2019
25 May 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Title: Development Director

Hours:  Full time/ permanent

Salary:  £62,583 pa

Location:  Poole – covering Dorset and Wiltshire

We are working in partnership with Julia’s House to recruit a Development Director.  Julia’s House provides specialist care for seriously ill children and respite for their families.  This is an exciting opportunity with responsibility for all fundraising and communications and a growing annual income of nearly £9m. The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience as a fundraising team leader, with a proven background of taking a charity to the next level
  • An excellent track record of income in at least four areas of fundraising (either corporate, major donors, trusts/grants, community, direct marketing, retail, lotteries, legacies, social capital finance or capital appeals)
  • Proven ability to network at very senior level with top corporate executives, wealthy individuals, and Patrons
  • Experience of devising and implementing strategy in fundraising, sales, marketing, advertising and PR
  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate a successful team, clearly demonstrating good organisational values and behaviours

The successful candidate will report to the CEO and as a member of the senior management team, you will be results-orientated, innovative and strategic, but prepared to be hands-on when required. You will have excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to join a charity with a high quality leadership culture. If you feel you have the drive and passion to succeed in this role, please send details to Jill Livingstone, quoting our reference JO1619.

Interviews will be arranged on an ongoing basis, so please apply without delay.

Julia’s House offers a range of benefits including pension scheme, 30 days annual holiday plus 8 bank holidays, cycle to work scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.


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