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NG10, Nottingham 18.23 miles
£17,189 - £18,661 per year FTE (£15,330 - £16,643 pro-rata)
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CV21, Rugby 18.88 miles
£32,014 - £34,363 per year
Research, identify, engage and lead the process of engaging with trust and foundation and major donor prospects (UK and international)
Shaw Trust
Leicester, Leicester
£20,000 - £25,000 per year (Regional salary weighting may apply)
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Loughborough, Leicestershire
Circa £40000 Per Annum
Contract, 12 month maternity cover, Full-time
Job description

Head of Fundraising

We are searching for a senior fundraiser to support the implementation of the charity’s fundraising strategies on a 12 month fixed term maternity cover.

Position: Head of Fundraising

Location: Home-based / hybrid, with travel to either Heyshott or Osgathorpe

Salary: Circa £40,000k per annum

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week – we are open to flexible hours, working from home and compressed hours.

Duration: Contract length 12 months maternity cover

Closing Date: 5th July 2021

About the role:

As Head of Fundraising you will support the implementation of the charity’s fundraising strategies that will deliver the agreed strategic objectives and meet KPIs across income generation targets and meet the charity’s social purpose to create life transforming partnerships for adults with physical disabilities.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Implement sustainable, high impact strategies that drive an increase in income across all fundraising income streams.
  • Oversee the implementation of a supporter stewardship strategy, engaging high value donors
  • Lead on the co-ordination of the fundraising team activity and develop cross functional internal key stakeholder relationships
  • Support the team in the development of a range of creative and ambitious funding proposals for trusts, corporates and major donors
  • Line manage the Fundraising team and manage the fundraising budget

About you:

We are looking for a Fundraising Manager with experience of a number of high value fundraising areas including, but not limited to, trusts and grants, corporates, major donors, legacies and public fundraising.

Essential skills and experience include:

  • Experience of managing a team
  • Strong track record of meeting ambitious fundraising targets, writing proposals/reports, delivering on projects and effective relationship building.
  • Experience of negotiating and closing high value deals (£100,000+), specifically across corporate partnerships and trusts.
  • Good communication and training skills and an ability to empower, inspire and motivate others.
  • Ability to operate at a senior level (Board/Directors).

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Fundraising Manager, Senior Fundraiser, Trusts and Grants Fundraising, Trusts and Foundations Manager, Fundraising Innovation Manager, Deputy Head of Fundraising, Fundraising Director, Donor Manager, Head of Fundraising Development, Head of Partnerships, etc.

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Posted on: 23 June 2021
Closing date: 05 July 2021
Job ref: 2413
Tags: Campaigning,Fundraising
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