London (On-site)
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Campaign Leadership Specialist

Location: Stratford, London (high flex - we would expect you to be in the office 1-2 days per week)

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 pa pro rata depending on experience + benefits

Contract Type / Hours: Fixed Term Contract until November 2023 / Full time 35 hours per week (Other flexible-working requests can also be considered if they meet business needs)

Application Deadline: Sunday 7th August at 23.55. This vacancy may close earlier if a high volume of applications are received or once a suitable candidate is found, so please do not delay submitting your application to avoid any disappointment.

Do you have experience in providing operational support within a philanthropy or fundraising team? If so, this could be the ideal opportunity for you to use your skills and help us on our mission to beat cancer sooner!

What will I be doing?

The Campaign Leadership Specialist is a senior delivery role responsible for supporting Philanthropy and CRUK leadership to build, shape and manage the Global Campaign Leadership Committee. The individual will play a critical role in managing engagement with the CEO, CRUK Chair and other senior leaders across the business, working closely with the key fundraising teams to coordinate formal board engagement and the use of the CEO's time, in support of the ambitions of the £250m Campaign.

Some of the key duties include:

  • Act as the principal contact point between the CEO and CRUK Chair offices and the Philanthropy directorate, managing all the Directorate's interaction and meetings with the CEO and CRUK Chair.

  • Monitor and report on leadership KPIs demonstrating the impact of leadership work with donors and prospects

  • Work with the Philanthropy directorate and organisational leadership to develop the Global Campaign Leadership Committee driving forward the strategy for Campaign Leadership, including the recruitment, stewardship and the terms of reference of their engagement.

  • Building strong and effective relationships with key internal stakeholders within the Directorate, across CRUK and the Francis Crick Institute to ensure efficient and mutually beneficial working.

  • Provide high quality administration and the strategic coordination and management of the Global Campaign Leadership Committee including the delivery of logistical preparation and organisation of board meetings, papers, agendas and attendance and follow up and tracking of actions.

What skills are we looking for?

We're looking for a self motivated, proactive individual with excellent stakeholder management skills and a working knowledge of the principles of major gift fundraising.

You will bring to the role:

  • High level influencing skills to persuade and negotiate with stakeholders in senior leadership positions across the charity and its partners, building consensus as you go.

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and ability to work with, and communicate effectively and professionally with, a wide range of individuals from internal colleagues, institutional leaders, and external collaborators, stakeholders and donors.

  • Excellent people and project management skills including experience of managing the organisation for senior volunteer programme and a volunteer board.

  • Working knowledge of the principles of major gift fundraising to include identification, research, solicitation and stewardship.

  • Excellent writing skills with strong comfort with technology (knowledge of databases, Excel, PowerPoint and other platforms).

Application process: In our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we operate an anonymised shortlisting process. Please therefore ensure that you have completed the work history section of the application form and answered all application questions. CVs are required for all applications; however, they will not be reviewed until interview stage.

What will I gain?

Without you we wouldn't be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So, we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, and much more.?We want to ensure that you have the best work/life balance possible, so we actively encourage a flexible working culture for all of our roles wherever?possible.?Depending?on your role, options for flexibility could include homeworking, reduced or flexi-hours, job shares, job splits, and core hours. For the majority of our office-based roles?you'll only be?required to work from a specific location for 1 or 2 days a week on average.?You'll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately, you'll know that you'll be changing lives through your?work.??

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Posted on: 30 July 2022
Closed date: 09 August 2022 at 11:12
Job ref: R021808
Tags: Fundraising