Salisbury, Wiltshire
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Director of Fundraising Horatio’s Garden Charity.

Horatio’s Garden charity is looking to recruit a highly experienced, dynamic Director of Fundraising to join our inspirational organisation.

We are a growing, award winning, national charity improving the lives of people with spinal injuries by creating and nurturing outstanding garden projects in NHS spinal injury centres.

In the new role of Director of Fundraising you will be responsible for increasing fundraising income to support the organisation’s aspiration to grow charitable expenditure year on year to meeting new capital appeals and cover operational costs of existing gardens.

You will develop and implement a five year fundraising strategy to accelerate income growth in a sustainable manner across a diverse range of income streams throughout the UK , leading and developing the fundraising team and raise fundraising income year on year.

For this exciting and challenging opportunity, you will need to have significant fundraising experience gained in a charitable environment, ideally as a Director or Head of Fundraising, whilst also having strong previous experience in leading fundraising campaigns and attracting and developing major corporate partnerships and community groups.

You will have demonstrable experience and knowledge of the latest donor development techniques and experience of working on major fundraising initiatives, as well as proven experience of delivering fundraising targets.

The post will be based at the charity’s head office just outside Salisbury and is full time.

Salary dependent on experience.


Essential experience:

  • Director or Head of charity fundraising team

  • Track record of year on year income generation

  • Successful team performance management

  • Management of regional fundraising teams

  • Development and implementation of fundraising strategies

  • Development and management of budgets and delivering targets

  • Operating within an environment of growth and change


  • Outgoing, positive, engaging personality

  • Calm under pressure

  • Outstanding team management skills

  • Strategic, intelligent thinker

  • Confident to implement strategic change

  • Highly experienced presentation skills

We welcome applicants who may be considering the role to have an informal chat in advance of applying. Please ring and ask to speak to Olivia Chapple chair of trustees. Please apply with covering letter and two page CV.


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Refreshed on: 26 October 2019
Closed date: 10 November 2019
Tags: Fundraising

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