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Head of Fundraising

Harris Hill
£50k - 60k per year
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

Job Details

Harris Hill are delighted to be supporting a health focused charity to recruit their new Head of Fundraising.

2024 is going to be an important year for this organisation, so they are looking for an experienced fundraiser to lead their 60th year celebrations and capital appeal. You will lead a team of 3 fundraisers and an administrator across all income streams with a particular focus on Trusts and Major gifts. 

 Key skills and experience will include;

  • Qualified fundraising professional with recent experience
  • Proven track record of managing an effective fundraising function, meeting and exceeding targets both personally and through others; 
  • Practical experience with fundraising through trusts and major gifts, including wills;
  • Experience of launching and overseeing large capital appeal(s)
  • Strong leadership and management skills, experienced at leading, managing and motivating a small fundraising team;
  • Excellent relationship building and networking skills – experienced at presenting to various audiences;
  • Strong planning, organisation and project management skills;
  • Initiative and drive to succeed, working well collaboratively and independently;
  • Experience within health/healthcare sector is desirable.

For more information about this position and next steps please apply here now or contact Hayley at Harris Hill on 02078207306.

Harris Hill Charities 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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020 7820 7300
1 - 2 Paris Garden
United Kingdom

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