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£55k - 60k per year
Job description

Percival are excited to be working exclusively with the Ruth Strauss Foundation to help them appoint a new Head of Fundraising.


The Ruth Strauss Foundation was founded in Early 2018, Ruth Strauss, wife of Sir Andrew Strauss the former England cricket captain, was diagnosed with an incurable lung cancer that affects non-smokers. Ruth died on December 29th 2018; she was 46 years old and mother to two children, then aged 10 and 13. The Ruth Strauss foundation provides emotional support for families to prepare for the death of a parent and raises awareness of the need for more research & collaboration in the fight against non-smoking lung cancers.


Title: Head of Fundraising

Salary: £55,000 – £60,000 per annum

Working Pattern: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Hybrid, London


This pivotal role demands a strategic thinker with a proven track record of delivery. The post holder will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive fundraising plans, identifying new funding opportunities, and overseeing all income streams. Cultivating strong donor relationships will be key, and you should be confident in soliciting major gifts.


They are looking for candidates with demonstrable experience and understanding of diverse fundraising methods, including individual giving, major donor cultivation, and event management with a minimum of 5 years' experience in non-profit fundraising. The post holder should have experience in relationship building and excel at data analysis and reporting, utilising insights to make strategic decisions and demonstrate the impact of fundraising efforts.


Recruitment Timeline

Deadline for Applications: 30th May

1st Stage Interviews: week commencing 3rd June

2nd Stage Interviews: week commencing 10th June


We value diversity and know how important it is for charities to fairly represent their beneficiaries, therefore we encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.


The team at Percival are committed to your journey as a candidate and will provide any necessary support throughout the application process. If you need any assistance or require any reasonable adjustments throughout the process, please don’t hesitate to contact Joey on [email protected]


To apply, simply submit your CV. Should you meet the requirements, we will provide you with the full job description and arrange a call or meeting to provide further information about the next steps. Please note you may be required to complete a cover letter in order to submit a full application. To fully understand what we will do with your data, please review our policy 


We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.

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Percival, the not-for-profit recruiter View profile Company size Size: 1 - 5
Posted on: 24 May 2024
Closed date: 03 June 2024 at 11:59
Job ref: 391
Tags: Fundraising