Head of Fundraising

South East London
£40,000 - £47,000 (depending on experience)
11 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Prospectus is excited to be working with New Schools Network to support their search for a new Head of Fundraising.

For the past 10 years, New Schools Network has been proud of its contribution to the improvement of education in our state-funded schools; channelling ideas, innovation, passion and expertise to deliver some of the best performing schools in the country. With offices in London and Manchester, the organisation supports the creation of new schools within communities, drawing together parents, teachers, charities, and schools; they work as a key partner to see the spark of an idea flourish into open, thriving schools.

Reporting to the COO, and as a key member of the organisation's Senior Management Team, the Head of Fundraising will lead on developing and delivering a new 5 year fundraising strategy in line with cross-organisational strategy, to ensure the organisation's long term sustainability. The position will also involve acting at the organisation's ambassador externally and generating new relationship and income from a range of donors across high net worth individuals, trusts, foundations and corporate partners.

The successful candidate will bring strong strategic and analytical skills, coupled with gravitas and credibility to represent the organisation and build strong lasting relationships with both supporters and colleagues. The organisation will be looking for candidates with demonstrable experience of setting and implementing a fundraising strategy and leading income generation from new relationships from any relationship focused income stream (high net worth individuals, trusts, foundations and corporate partners).

This is a hands-on position so self-motivation and proactivity will be essential. The successful candidate will also enjoy working within a team in a dynamic and passionate environment and will be driven by the organisation's mission.

At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon.

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