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Head of Fundraising Innovation

Greater London (On-site)
£ 52,973 - £ 59,368
Job description
Who we're looking for

We have big goals over the next few years.

We're going to be fighting for mental health in a way we never have before.

Together, we'll be working to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.

Are you a fundraising leader who is passionate about innovation, new product development and improving processes? Do you want to be part of a team that is working hard to take Mind's fundraising to the next level?

Then our Head of Fundraising Innovation role is for you!

Will you join us?

As we begin the implementation of our new organisational strategy, we have an exciting opportunity to join Mind's fundraising directorate as the Head of Fundraising Innovation.

This role will be pivotal in supporting us to achieve our long-term goals and ambition, building on the fantastic work that has taken place over the last few years and taking our plans to the next level. Through your work, you will help us to open up new revenue streams and drive a culture of innovation across the directorate.

What will you be working on? As Head of Fundraising Innovation, you will:

-lead on the strategy and planning of the innovation programme across the Fundraising Income directorate, working cross-organisationally and with the local Mind network.

-lead innovation insight, development and project delivery through matrix management, working closely with Heads of teams on a project-by-project basis to ensure the delivery of a holistic approach to innovation at Mind.

-work to achieve multiple objectives and learnings through collaborating on strategic projects to help improve Mind's income generating programmes.

You will work across the organisation to make new things a reality and help us to explore and develop new revenue streams. You will be a fantastic facilitator of people and able to lead and influence teams and senior stakeholders to unlock new income, working with colleagues to turn insights and ideas into fundraising products and propositions. You will use innovation techniques and processes to engage teams in tacking problems and harnessing opportunities to help raise more income.

Through your work, you will play a pivotal role in future-proofing the long-term income of Mind... now how exciting is that!

Key duties and responsibilities

What does all of this look like day-to-day?

You'll be responsible for planning, implementing and managing the innovation strategy across all income streams within Mind's Fundraising Income directorate including:

-Managing the operational delivery of new product development and adaptation of existing products with a focus on continuous improvement

-Working with teams and product owners to upskill and embed innovation ways of working across all teams in the directorate, with clear roles and responsibilities

-Identify opportunities for income growth, contributing to key cross-org projects that have the potential to impact on, and improve fundraising

-Overseeing budgets, KPI setting and reporting - both annual and longer-term

You will also manage key relationships with external agencies and oversee contracts and partner performance as well as line managing our brilliant Senior Innovation Officer (Fundraising).

Do you have experience of working in a digital-first and agile way? Can you showcase how you've put supporter experience front and centre of everything you do? If so, we'd really love to hear from you. In this role, you will also:

-Think Federation first - championing all three parts of the Mind federation in your work

-Be a collaborator both internally and externally

-Be across sector developments and trends.

Does this sound like the role for you? If so, we can't wait to receive your application.

Mind's equity statement

Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please refer to the Job Description while completing your application as candidates will be shortlisted based on how closely they match the criteria in the person specification.
Posted by
Mind [National Association for Mental Health] View profile Company size Size: 501 - 1000
Posted on: 23 April 2024
Closed date: 06 May 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 0159
Tags: Fundraising