Director of Fundraising

Manchester or Harrogate
£55,000 - £60,000 per annum
22 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Location:               Manchester or Harrogate, North Yorkshire with travel to other Henshaws locations in the North of England

Salary:                   £55,000 - £60,000 per annum

Hours per week:   35

Contract:                Permanent

Annual Leave:       30 days plus 10 Statutory Holidays

At Henshaws we are devoted to making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Sometimes this can be the smallest of things, and other times something that adds a real wow-factor to a person’s life. We see our work changing people’s lives for the better every day.

We are recruiting for a Director of Fundraising to develop and implement a culture of philanthropy across Henshaws, ensuring the charity is able to maximise fundraising income and opportunities through an integrated strategic approach and focus on impact and quality. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead the development and implementation of multi-year fundraising strategies that underpin strategic goals to accelerate income growth in a sustainable manner across a diverse range of income streams and embed a culture of philanthropy across the organisation
  • Be the lead specialist for fundraising and provide counsel and support to the Trustees, senior management, and other stakeholders on fundraising best practice and strategic planning
  • Be a member of the Henshaws senior leadership team working collaboratively across the organisation and with external stakeholders dedicated to the work and efforts required for Henshaws to secure its position as one of the UK’s pre-eminent disability charities

The successful candidate will have significant professional fundraising management experience at a senior level in a not for profit organisation, as well as the ability to develop and deliver multi-year strategic plans across multiple income streams.  A degree level qualification, as well as professional post graduate qualification in fundraising or marketing, or equivalent specialist knowledge, is essential. 

The post holder will join a friendly and innovative fundraising team at one of the North West's leading sight loss and disability charities and can be based in either Manchester or Harrogate, with travel across the two sites. 

For further information please visit our website CVs will be accepted in the first instance - shortlisting candidates will be required to complete a Henshaws application form prior to interview.

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 16th June 2019.

Henshaws aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Registered Charity No: 221888