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Head of Major Giving

Harris Hill
£58,524 per year
Closing date
9 Jul 2021
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I am delighted to be working with a leading youth charity who has a brand-new requirement for a Head of Major Giving to join them on a permanent basis.

As Head of Major Giving, you will play an instrumental role in driving forward their ambitious five-year growth strategy.

Your focus will be on shaping the strategy for the Major Giving team to meet income targets by successfully liaising with established supporters and engaging new supporters to their work and vision.

You will act as an ambassador for the charity, attending high level meetings and events, demonstrating their philanthropic ethos and secure fundraising support through a variety of activities.

This hands-on role is pivotal to the ongoing success of their fundraising targets and strategies. You will lead and motivate the team to reach their full potential, sharing knowledge and skills to provide high-net-worth donors with an exceptional experience, which will secure future support for the charity.

You will be accustomed to managing budgets and settling robust annual targets for the team.
With a track record in a senior fundraising role working with high-net-worth individuals, trusts and foundations, you will be accustomed to securing new business exceeding six figures. You will have experience in leading and coaching a team with strong project management skills.

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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