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Head of Public Fundraising

NFP People
Home based
£44726 - £51718 Per Annum
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

Job Details

Head of Public Fundraising

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Public Fundraising to spearhead the organisations mission to transform the lives of vulnerable children and families across the UK.

This is an exhilarating role, where, you'll be at the forefront of change, shaping the future of fundraising and making a tangible difference in the lives of those who need it most.

Position: 2402 Head of Public Fundraising

Location: Home based

Salary: £44,726 to £51,718 per annum

Hours: Full Time, 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 10th March 2024

Shortlisting date: w/c 11th March 2024

Interview date(s): Stage 1 – 18th & 20th March 2024, stage 2 – 28th March 2024

You will be working for one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.

The Role

The Partnership and Development Team is dedicated to fostering relationships and securing resources to support the mission of empowering vulnerable children and families. Through strategic fundraising efforts, they ensure sustainable funding streams that enable the charity to deliver vital services and create lasting impact in communities across the country. From cultivating donor relationships to organising fundraising campaigns, this dynamic team plays a crucial role in driving the organisation's growth and fulfilling the commitment to those it serves.

Working hand in hand with the Director of Partnerships and Development and the leadership team, you'll


  • Ignite a culture of excellence and drive strategic fundraising initiatives to create real, lasting impact.
  • Wear many hats, from providing crucial internal-facing fundraising support to leading cutting-edge digital and community-based fundraising endeavours.
  • Be at the forefront of innovative campaign-based fundraising initiatives, leveraging your expertise to maximise fundraising potential.


But that's not all – you'll also be the linchpin between the fundraising and marketing teams, ensuring seamless collaboration and alignment of efforts. Leading a passionate and high-performing fundraising team, you'll craft and execute integrated campaigns, harnessing the power of community fundraising and grants and trusts strategies to exceed targets and propel our mission forward.

About You

You'll lead the dynamic fundraising team with confidence and expertise and your extensive experience in fundraising, partnership management, and business development will be the driving force behind the ambitious fundraising targets.

With a proven track record of success in meeting and exceeding targets, orchestrating fundraising events, and nurturing key relationships, you'll be instrumental in advancing this mission. Your leadership skills will inspire and motivate the team, while your strategic vision will shape the fundraising strategy for the future.

As a collaborative and goal-oriented individual, you'll thrive in a fast-paced environment, where creativity and innovation are encouraged. Your analytical approach to problem-solving and your knack for building strong stakeholder relationships will be essential as you navigate the complexities of the fundraising landscape.

About the Organisation

An innovative leading children's charity delivering projects to support disadvantaged children, young people, their families and communities, working with a range of partners to provide creative solutions including children and family centres, school counselling, pre-school nurseries, family support and children affected by imprisonment and offending.

Benefits include:


  • Continuous professional development
  • Regular support through supervision, appraisal & well-being initiatives
  • In house learning platform
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Charity discount scheme


The charity is committed to making a positive impact, and we're looking for someone like you. If you're ready to take the next step in your fundraising career and make a lasting difference in the lives of those who need it most, we invite you to apply and be part of the team.

We actively encourage applications from a broad and deep range of backgrounds and experiences. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure. The organisation is a Living Wage Employer.

Other roles you may have experience of could include Head of Fundraising, Head of Public Fundraising, Public Fundraising, Fundraising, Fundraiser, Director of Public Fundraising, Public Fundraising Manager, Community Fundraising, Head of Community Fundraising, Head of Individual Giving, Grants, Trusts, Engagement.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.


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01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR

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