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Head of Major Gifts (South)

Harris Hill
£53k - 70k per year
Closing date
5 Aug 2022

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Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a well know and loved Cancer charity in finding them a Head of Major Gifts (South). The charity provide free emotional, psychological and practical support to anyone affected by cancer, delivered in specially designed centres built on hospital grounds. This role will focus on support from Donors across the South in England.

This role will be responsible for building a leadership gift programme across key locations in the south west of England focusing on aligning prospects and donors with the charity's strategic aims for the region. This will include securing significant support towards the capital campaign for a cancer centre in Bristol and for existing centres in Southampton (also covering the Channel Islands), Oxford and Cheltenham.

The role is a key part of the Leadership & Major Gifts Team and will work with the CEO and senior volunteers to deliver revenue and capital funds from individual donors and private family foundations to an ambitious annual target.

To apply for this role you will need experience of:

  • You will have at least five years' experience in major donor fundraising with a track record of impact and income growth in this area.
  • Able to think strategically, you will have wide experience of building networks and securing significant gifts from influential and wealthy people.
  • Motivated to make a difference, you will be a strong communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills

If you would like to learn more about the role please contact Hannah on or call her on 02078207331.

The hiring manager is wanting to see CVs as they come in so please contact Hannah as soon as you can.

Salary is £53,000 - £70,000

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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