My client is a vibrant arts organisation and events venue with a rich history and passionate culture. During 2020-21 they have worked with consultants to develop a fundraising strategy for the organisation. It focuses on two strands: charitable trusts and foundations; and individual giving.
This is a new role which will manage the implementation of this strategy, working closely with the Head of Audiences & Communications and the Chief Executive, embedding fundraising work across the organisation.
- To achieve or exceed our fundraising targets through the successful production of agreed applications to Trusts and Foundations, and through developing and managing relationships with individual donors.
- To develop individual giving infrastructure and processes, identifying leads from among and beyond our current audiences, and managing the cultivation of those potential donors and legacies.
- To meet all reporting criteria for successful grant applications, and to report on the progress of the individual giving programme.
- To identify planned projects and activities with potential for funding, and identify appropriate sources of funding for these activities.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in achieving fundraising targets through Trusts and Foundations and/or individual giving. They will have demonstrable skills in coordinating across a wider team in order to deliver successful projects, securing and retaining buy-in and commitment through excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.