EC3N, London
circa £50,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you....

  • Looking for an exciting opportunity to lead a successful fundraising team to achieve ambitious growth targets  

  • Experienced in developing fundraising strategies to generate income using audience insight, innovation and supporter stewardship to maximise fundraising opportunities  

  • Skilled at providing leadership within a team and across an organisation, working in collaboration to influence others to continually improve performance  

Dementia UK has seen significant income growth over the last five years, with income more than trebling to a forecast of £10m by year-end 2020. The organisation is about to enter an ambitious new five year strategy with a focus on increasing dementia specialist Admiral Nursing support for families and strengthening our influencing role in dementia care.  

The Community & Challenge Events team is a vital part of delivering the income needed to meet these strategic aims as well as contributing to the communications and marketing necessary to raise awareness of Dementia UK and Admiral Nursing. 

A Head of Community & Challenge Event Fundraising is needed to lead a team of 16 (9 office based and 7 home based across the UK) with three direct reports, providing experienced leadership and focused on the challenge of achieving financial income targets whilst maintaining the values and culture of a services-led organisation. This role will require management skills to provide motivation to bring out the best performances at individual and team level.  

The Head of Community & Challenge Events Fundraising will be a key contributor to achieving the 2020 - 2025 Fundraising strategy: focusing on using audience insight to develop an organisational supporter engagement programme, increasing brand awareness and effectiveness of messaging for fundraising and becoming a £15m charity by end 2025/26 to meet the organisational strategic aim of providing access to an Admiral Nurse to every family who needs one.  

To apply, please complete the candidate questions and send these alongside your CV and cover letter.

Interview dates: 10th and 11th of February


Refreshed on: 22 January 2020
Closed date: 29 January 2020
Tags: Fundraising, Management