Sidcup, Greater London
£45,000 - £48,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Role

This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced fundraising lead with skills across income generating channels and a hands-on approach, to be involved in establishing and growing a fundraising service in a respected patient organisation charity.

Allergy UK is the only national charity that provides support services for the breadth of the allergic community across the UK. With your expertise and innovation our charity can diversify and grow its income generation through a range of fundraising opportunities, which will enable us to ensure that we can deliver even more support and services to the estimated 21 million allergic community across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. 

Allergy UK’s “new ambition” is a vision where ‘no-one should die from allergy’ and our mission is ‘for everyone in the UK to take allergy seriously’.  At the core of our 5-year ‘strategy for change’ is the exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Income Generation to contribute to the development and implementation of an income generation strategy and the establishment of Allergy UK as a fundraising charity.

The Head Income Generation will play a key role in raising our national profile, identifying opportunities for growing our income through creating new approaches to fundraising. 

The postholder will be responsible for raising and growing revenue in line with budget expectations and will lead and implement a strategy to increase diversification of income.   They will grow and lead a team of fundraisers and be a member of the executive leadership team reporting to the CEO. 

Candidates should have a track record of achievement and leadership at a senior level in income generation, preferably with expertise in the not-for-profit sector.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Part of the Executive Leadership Team with responsibility for bringing about and embedding an internal cultural change, with a specific focus on income generation across the charity.  
  • To contribute to the development, implementation and delivery of a sustainable Income Generation Strategy that is aligned to the charity’s strategic objectives, building support, generating income, and raising the profile of the charity across the UK.
  • Work closely with teams across the charity and its trading subsidiary service areas to deliver an implementation plan that supports the Income Generation Strategy and creates a sustainable model for the organisation.
  • Develop and monitor fundraising data reporting to inform return on investment performance.

Salary: £45k to 48k depending on experience

Holiday: 28 days plus Bank Holidays

Pension: 3% Employer, 5% Employee

Free Parking

We look forward to receiving your covering letter and CV.

Closing date for applications: 9am on 19th April 2021.

Initial telecom interviews: Week of 26th April 2021

Interviews for selected candidates: Week of 4th May 2021.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post with the CEO then please request in your covering letter.

More about Allergy UK
Allergy UK

It is estimated that 21 million people in the UK live with allergic disease. But there remains a huge gap in healthcare services for those affe... Read more

Refreshed on: 01 May 2021
Closed date: 18 May 2021
Job ref: AUK/HIG/MAR21
Tags: Fundraising, Management

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