Head of Regional Fundraising & Events
Location: Hybrid working between home and our London Head Office
Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday but we’re open to flexible working
Contract type: Fixed term until end of January 2024, with the possibility of extension
Salary: Circa £60,000 per annum (Including inner London weighting allowance of £3,344 per annum)
Could you play a pivotal role in transforming our Regional Fundraising & Events programme?
We’re driving change at the Red Cross so it’s a genuinely exciting time to join the team. We’re looking for an inspirational leader to take on a key role as Head of Regional Fundraising & Events.
What you will be doing
You’ll be responsible for the overall regional fundraising and events programme at the British Red Cross, which is delivered by both staff and volunteers. This includes management of regional corporates, regional trusts, mass participation events, challenge events, and supporter-led fundraising.
You’ll also be accountable for devising and delivering the cross organisational strategy to achieve our ambitious fundraising growth objectives.
You and your team will inspire the generosity of the British public, and the money you raise will be a lifeline for people in crisis when they find themselves at their most vulnerable.
This role could be for you if…
You have in depth knowledge of mass participation events and regional/community fundraising practices. Ideally, you have delivered fundraising & events programmes at a medium - large organisation
You’re an experienced leader and people manager and can motivate and lead by example.
You’ve proven strategy development and planning skills with excellent numeracy and analytical ability and can model income and review return on investment.
So if you have proven experience, are a catalyst for change with vision and a natural flair for fundraising, then this just might be the role for you.
Please view the attached job description, person specification for full list of duties, responsibilities, and criteria to help with filling in your application and supporting statement.
About the team
Fundraising is critical to enabling our services that help people in crisis - whether that's in the UK or overseas. Sitting within the wider Fundraising & Supporter Engagement Department, Regional Fundraising & Events are a vital team, of over 40 individuals, that empower, connect and inspire people across the UK to support our work in the way that suits them.
BRC takes an innovative and transformative approach to how we raise funds and engage our supporters. As part of our ongoing fundraising transformation programme, we are redefining and expanding our regional fundraising and events remit. We have ambitions to grow the programme and take it to significant scale by being audience led and delivering a diverse range of opportunities to support.
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Tuesday 12th July 2022 with interviews to follow week commencing 19th July 2022.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits; these include:
36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
Up to 6% contributory pension
Flexible working policy
Genuine investment in your development
A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK.
We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of, age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse.
We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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