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Interim Head of Fundraising

City of London (Hybrid)
£50,000 per year
Contract (12 Months)
Job description

Charity People are working with national charity The Migraine Trust on their search for an Interim Head of Fundraising, a senior position which will lead their fundraising strategy and inspire the team to be the best they can be.

This exciting appointment will play an integral role in supporting the charity to have a huge impact on the lives of people living with migraines, through increasing funding, awareness of migraines, and of the charities work.

The Migraine Trust is dedicated to helping people affected by migraine, and are the only UK migraine charity providing information and support, campaigning for awareness and change, and funding and promoting research. One in seven people in the UK live with migraine, and this complex and debilitating neurological disorder significantly affects their lives. Every year over two million people visit their website and thousands contact helplines for information and support on all aspects of migraine and for help in managing it at work, in education, and in accessing healthcare.

The Role

  • Full time, 35 hours per week
  • Line manage a team of 3
  • Salary of £50,000 p/a
  • 25 days holiday a year (pro-rata, excluding bank holidays), which increases for each year of service up to a maximum of 30 days
  • 8% Pension Contribution
  • Generous training budget
  • Open to flexible needs of candidates (with minimum one day per month in London office for SLT)

With the opportunity to drive forward the fundraising strategy with a particular focus on looking at new and creative ways of engaging the corporate sector, the successful candidate will take a lead in growing and diversifying the charity's partnership portfolio, and ultimately furthering the charities strategic aims. Additionally, as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will attend monthly meetings in London and quarterly Team Connection days, which span two days per quarter.

As a member of the senior leadership team, the postholder will also work closely with SLT colleagues and report directly to the CEO, to maximise opportunities and support the development of wider strategic plans across the charity.

Establishing and leading a fundraising team, the role will also develop and take ownership of the fundraising strategy with a particular focus on raising new funds from the corporate sector.

About You

To succeed in this role, you should demonstrate:

  • Inspiring management of people and teams
  • Experience in building strategic corporate partnerships
  • An ability to identify new opportunities and work proactively to generate new leads
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a natural ability to network and build new relationships
  • Wider knowledge of other income streams (Trusts and Foundations)
  • Strong financial acumen with the ability to manage budgets and report on financial performance

If this role inspires you to make that next move in your career then please get in touch with Kevin from Charity People to find out more about how you can apply.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability, and potential. Please inform Kevin if you require any assistance or adjustment to help ensure the application process works for you.

At Charity People, we match charity needs with the skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.

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Posted on: 24 May 2024
Closing date: 21 June 2024 at 11:41
Job ref: 83210
Tags: Fundraising