Head of Fundraising Projects and Innovation

Location
33-39 Bowling Green Lane, Farringdon
Salary
£46,367 - £47,771 per annum
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
03 Nov 2019
Ref
100798TRD
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

ActionAid are recruiting for a Head of Fundraising Projects and Innovation to lead or support fundraising projects and drive forward our ambitious and exciting new innovation strategy.

ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.

ActionAid are recruiting for a Head of Fundraising Projects and Innovation to lead or support fundraising projects and drive forward our ambitious and exciting new innovation strategy. 

The Head of Fundraising Projects and Innovation will directly manage or sponsor several projects, which at the moment include but are not limited to, our Child Sponsorship Modernisation project, Child Sponsorship Reform and developing ActionAid Thailand’s fundraising programme. These are fantastic projects to be involved with and will give the post holder the opportunity to work collaboratively with several members of the wider organisation.

Another key element of the Head of Fundraising Projects and Innovation role is to coordinate and oversee new markets for the Fundraising department and to lead on new market development work for Individual Giving.

We will also look to you to lead the implementation of and support the delivery of our new fundraising innovation strategy and programme. This is based on our feminist leadership principles of power sharing, inclusion and collaboration, and aims to make ActionAid UK a global leader in fundraising innovation, and create transformational sustainable income growth.

The role of Head of Fundraising Projects and Innovation is a varied and high-profile role within ActionAid UK; it is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with a background in strategy development around innovation and product marketing.

In order to succeed within this role, it is essential that the post holder has significant fundraising experience and a track record of delivering large, cross-organisational projects; along with extensive expertise and knowledge of programmes and project management.

We are keen to receive applications from those with a proven ability to manage projects simultaneously and often remotely.

It is important that you have demonstrable experience in both strategic development and operational delivery of innovation, which you ideally you have gained within a fundraising context.

If you have this skill set along with a passion to work within an organisation committed to working with women and girls living in poverty to enable them to change their lives for good, we are keen to receive your application.

ActionAid is committed to supporting flexible working. If you would like to discuss flexible working options, including the possibility of a job share for this role, there will be space to do so during the interview process.

ActionAid is committed to driving improvement through digital channels, tools and ways of working. We will ensure that we provide the technology and the training to enable all staff to perform their roles to the best of their abilities. In return, we ask that all staff are committed to continually improving their digital skills and knowledge within the working environment. Our recruitment processes will evaluate the digital skills of all applicants.  

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