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Interim Head of Poppy Appeal

Harris Hill
£69.5k - 75k per year
Closing date
18 Jul 2022

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Harris Hill are delighted to be working exclusively with a fantastic charity to recruit an Interim Head of Poppy Appeal in order to cover busy period of 10 months.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead and manage the Poppy Appeal Community Fundraising department, ensuring that it achieves its 2022/23 income, expenditure, and contribution targets.
You will oversee all regional Poppy Appeal activity reporting into the Poppy Appeal programme as required.
By February 2023 you will compete a strategic review of the Poppy Appeal regional fundraising activity, to identify areas of improvement and change to enable the charity to optimise the deployment, support, coverage, capability and capacity for both the charity staff and volunteers.

You will ideally have:
Significant experience of leadership, management and development of large geographically dispersed teams
Experience of conducting strategic reviews of fundraising activity and delivering change, either as a senior manager or consultant
Proven experience of effectively planning and managing multiple projects and building strategies
Experience of setting and managing significant income and expenditure budgets (currently circa £40m annually)
Proven experience of developing and managing a mixed portfolio of income activity
Experience and knowledge of H&S legislation in relation to fundraising
Experience of working closely with key supporters and partners
Experience of implementing and managing significant change
Experience of monitoring effectiveness of activity through KPIs and other measurement tools
Confident public speaker who can represent the charity at events, in the media, and across the sector

If this role sounds of interest to you and you want to have a chat and review the full job description, please do contact Dagmara at Harris Hill on or call 020 7820 7315.
Salary: £69,500- £75,000 per annum, pro rata
Contract type: 10 months FTC
Location: London, hybrid working, flexible location/home based – regular travel to London and around UK
Deadline: on rolling basis
Start date: ASAP

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, 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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