Shrewsbury, Shropshire
£45,000-£50,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead our highly motivated and successful fundraising team, and take our income to a new level.  This new position will develop our fundraising and communications strategy and oversee its implementation. The role includes working closely with colleagues in Zambia.

You will line manage a team of four who work out of our open plan office in Shrewsbury (or from home), and be a key member of the SMT, supporting the wider development of the organisation.

We are flexible on employee location but expect the post-holder to spend a considerable amount of time in the Shrewsbury office (at least 40%).

The successful candidate will have:

  • Overall responsibility for defining and implementing our fundraising strategy, steadily increasing our income towards £2M
  • Strong affinity with our mission, values and approach
  • Senior fundraising experience with proven leadership skills and at least 3 years experience in a not for profit organisation
  • Sound understanding of and ability to pursue a relationship based approach to raising funds
  • Some experience of international development – ideally in a fundraising capacity. Familiarity with Zambia/southern Africa an advantage.
  • Forward-thinking and dynamic with proven experience of leading, developing and managing a high performing team

To Apply

Once you have read the job description and Information Pack attached, please email your CV and a brief supporting statement (no more than one page of A4) with Director of Fundraising in the email subject title.



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Build It International

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Refreshed on: 14 January 2021
Closed date: 25 January 2021
Tags: Fundraising, Intl Development

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