Bristol, Bristol City
c£32,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Head of Operations & Fundraising

Central Bristol – c£32k

12 Month Fixed-Term Maternity Cover Contract


Our client, FRANK Water, is a Bristol-based charity and wholly owned trading subsidiary, working domestically in the UK (through the charity and CIC) as well as overseas in India and Nepal, with a vision of a future where everyone, everywhere has access to resilient water resources for generations to come.

They are now seeking to appoint a Head of Operations & Fundraising on a 12 month maternity cover contract, to join the Senior Leadership Team and act as a Business Partner to the Chief Executive Officer, deputising when appropriate.

The Head of Operations & Fundraising will oversee the management of company resources and effective fundraising, ensuring long-term sustainability and proactive financial planning. As line manager to the Communications Manager and fundraising staff, this role will support the identification and development of a growing portfolio of high value, strategic, philanthropic partnerships, supported by a variety of communications channels, ensuring all opportunities are optimised.

The ideal candidate will also take ownership of all financial and operational aspects of FRANK Water, from supporting strategic decision making to overseeing the day-to-day operations. This role will report to the Chief Executive Officer, with attendance at the meetings of the Board of Trustees.

The successful candidate will be proactive, organised, commercially astute and highly efficient with a keen attention to detail. You will be customer-focused with a gift for quickly building strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and possess a self-motivated, tenacious, and can-do attitude.

This opportunity will suit an individual with experience of working in the charity sector and ideally with experience of leading a small team. It is essential you have a passion for FRANK Water’s cause and a desire to develop an understanding of all aspects of their work, with the ability to travel throughout the UK as required.

If you feel you have both the experience and background to successfully undertake this challenging but rewarding role, then we want to hear from you. To apply, please select the apply button shown to be brought to our website. You will be asked to submit a CV and covering letter outlining why you wish to be considered for this role. 

The closing date for applications is the 7th August 2020.

NB: Apply direct applications received by FRANK Water will be forwarded to Moon Executive Search for consideration.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Head of Fundraising, Finance Manager, Head of Finance and Fundraising, Senior Fundraising Manager, Senior Operations Manager, or Head of Operations.

Posted on: 27 July 2020
Closed date: 07 August 2020
Job ref: HKWSZ0708/CC-HL-CC
Tags: Management, Operations