Greater London
£60000 - £70000 per year
Job description

Are you frustrated with the pace and ambition of your current organisation? If so, we are partnering with Speakers for Schools to find their next Director of Fundraising. Speakers for Schools are an entrepreneurial organisation with big plans to end educational inequality, provide inspiration and work opportunities to young people across the UK.


They have an amazing network of entrepreneurs, political figures and creatives already engaged with them, they now need a Director of Fundraising to join them to build out the fundraising strategy, explore new funding areas, lead the team and grow income. The role will focus on building out the high-value fundraising programme across corporates, trusts, statutory funders and major donors. Alongside this, you will also explore mass-fundraising options.


Speakers for Schools need someone ambitious, with high-energy who is comfortable leading strategy but also doing hands-on fundraising with high-value donors.


To be successful in this role you will need to be able to demonstrate:


- Experience in developing fundraising strategy and leading a team to deliver a growth income

- Strong experience in managing high-value supporters, ideally across trusts, major donors and corporate funders

- Excellent internal stakeholder management skills, you will build the profile of fundraising across the organisation

- An inspiring leadership style and passion for ending inequality


Closing date: 10th December (although the charity is interviewing on a rolling basis so please apply asap so as not to miss out)

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000


If you would like to have an informal discussion, please call Ashby on 020 30 062787 or apply online. If enough applications are received the charity reserves the right to end the application period sooner.


We are passionate about improving equality across the sector, you can read more about our commitment to diversity here. We have partnered with the Speakers for Schools to undertake an inclusive recruitment process, they are passionate about having a diverse and inclusive culture and proactively welcome applications for a diverse range of candidates.

Posted on: 23 November 2021
Closed date: 22 December 2021
Job ref: MP81879CT2038-844AJ
Tags: Fundraising, Management