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Head of Development
Competitive salary plus generous benefits
Join us to help deliver our vision to advance medical research, improve human health and change people’s lives.
Many of the diseases and conditions that affect human health have been cured or overcome as a result of medical research. But there will always be more to do.Although significant resources are being spent around the world developing exciting new treatments and therapies, there are areas of medical need that receive little or no support - and people’s lives that see no improvement. That’s where we step in.
The Medical Research Foundation is an independent charitable foundation.Formed and supported by the Medical Research Council (MRC), we fund and support the most promising medical research wherever we discover great opportunities that are not being pursued.
We are looking for a dynamic Head of Development to deliver our ambitious plans for transformational growth of our income over the next 3-5 years and to lead our communications. You will play a crucial role in delivering and evaluating our new fundraising strategy, and developing a mature long-term strategy based on that experience.You will:
You will report directly to the Chief Executive and be a key member of our Senior Management Team.
We are looking for someone with significant experience of leading a legacy fundraising team and experience of major gifts fundraising. Ideally, you will have worked in a medical research charity but this is not essential so long as you are inspired to help us deliver our vision to advance medical research, improve human health and change people’s lives.This is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your skill set, widen the range of your responsibility and for you to make your mark on an ambitious, driven and impactful organisation.
How to apply
A copy of the recruitment information pack and equal opportunities monitoring form are attached as separate documents.
Closing date: Wednesday 4th September 2019 at 12:00 noon
Interview date: 26/27 September 2019 (TBC)