YO32, York
£42,023 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Title: Head of Fundraising

Salary: £42,023 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 6 December 2021

Interview Dates: 15 & 16 December 2021

Location: Combination of office based / home working – you must be based a commutable distance from the office in Monks Cross, York for this role

(Please note that due to Covid-19 all our interviews are taking place virtually for the foreseeable future).

Are you looking for a role where your fundraising and leadership skills can directly benefit tens of thousands of families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people?  Would you like to join a team that is determined to continue to provide vital services to those in need during these unprecedented times?

The role

We are growing and expanding our fundraising capabilities and are looking for a Head of Fundraising to lead our Fundraising Team.  In this role you will lead the successful delivery of Family Fund’s fundraising work, managing all aspects of fundraising and income generation. You will lead, support and inspire the fundraising team, using your leadership skills and experience across multiple income streams. 

You will:

  • Work with the Group Director of Communications, Marketing and Fundraising to build our fundraising strategy; lead on its implementation and deliver fundraising activities across key of income streams, to ensure we meet all fundraising objectives and KPIs.
  • Co-ordinate and manage fundraising, comprising individual giving (lottery), events, community, trust, corporate, major donor, legacy and digital fundraising, across the organisation.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the Head of Communications and Marketing and the communications team to deliver high-impact fundraising and digital fundraising campaigns.
  • Expand current fundraising activity to create new opportunities for Family Fund, by promoting the organisation with creativity and credibility to potential donors and funders.

About you

To be successful in this role you must have previous experience of managing and leading a fundraising team.  You must have experience of preparing fundraising plans and working to targets.  Demonstrable experience of managing key fundraising income streams including individual giving, corporate, high-net worth and events is also required. You must also have experience of leading and managing a team. 

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification.

For more information, please download the recruitment pack which is available on our website

About us

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.  Last year, we provided 150,000 grants or services to families across the UK.  We are continuing to adapt to the impact of Covid-19 and are doing everything we can to ensure we provide this essential grant support when it is needed the most.

Family Fund are committed to staff development whilst offering excellent benefits, including flexi-time, competitive annual leave entitlement, a contributory pension scheme and above all a professional, fun working environment where a positive work-life balance is encouraged.

Our commitment to inclusion, equality and diversity

Family Fund is a Disability Confident Employer and all disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements for the role will be asked to attend an interview.  If you have a disability and are happy to inform us, please highlight this in your covering letter (please note that you are under no obligation to inform us).

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Refreshed on: 30 November 2021
Closed date: 06 December 2021
Tags: Fundraising

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