Head of Public Fundraising

Recruiter
Prospectus
Location
London
Salary
HQ00176114
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
01 Oct 2019
Ref
HQ00176114
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Do you want to be part of the push to cure Parkinson's?

Parkinson's is the second most common neurological condition affecting 1 in 37 people and comes with a shopping list of around 50 symptoms. The Cure Parkinson's Trust has one ambitious goal - to find a cure. The charity was set up in 2005, by four people living with Parkinson's, to address the lack of breakthrough in drugs to treat this condition and is now looking to step up their capacity with six new hires.

Head of Public Fundraising

Prospectus is excited to be partnering with the Cure Parkinson's Trust on this recruitment campaign to recruit for a new Head of Public Fundraising. This role is offered on a permanent full time basis to work in Central London paying £45,000 per annum with interviews being held for the role in week commencing October 7th.

This is a new role at the charity and will focus on engaging the UK public and encouraging them to become financial supporters of the charity. The charity has an established events portfolio that includes challenge, community and special events as well as a modest regular and legacy giving programme. You will be directly managing a Challenge and Community Fundraising Officer, a Challenge and Community Fundraising Executive, and a Special Events Executive. You will work alongside a Head of Philanthropy who works three days a week and will report into the Director of Fundraising and Communications, Rick Lay.

Your focus will be on developing a new strategy with Rick and delivering it with your new team, aimed at growing overall income from £3 million to £7 million a year.

You will have experience of developing and implementing fundraising strategies, whilst managing multiple projects. You will also have significant experience within a direct marketing and/or events fundraising function. You will need to have excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills. The Head of Engagement and Fundraising will report into the Director of Fundraising and Marketing.

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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