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Motivation transforms the lives of disabled people around the world. From designing a unique range of wheelchairs, to influencing international governments and NGOs, we’ve been making an impact for nearly 30 years. Working with local, national and international partners we aim to provide innovative and practical solutions. With projects across Africa and in India, we advocate for the rights of disabled people and empower them to stay healthy, access education and employment, and to participate in their communities.
As the international development sector changes, we know Motivation must also evolve to achieve the greatest impact. Over the past year a new global focus on assistive technology for disability inclusion has emerged in politics and development. There has never been a better time for Motivation to influence wheelchair provision for future generations.
To achieve this we are embarking on a period of change towards a global model of operation. We are building the capacity of our regional teams so they can drive and deliver the change that is required. We are exploring new funding models. We are building our sustainability. All this will enable Motivation to be in the best shape possible to grow our long term impact for disabled people in developing countries.
About the Role
Our current Head of Fundraising & Communications is moving on and so we are looking for an experienced fundraiser to join the Senior Management Team. You will direct all aspects of Motivation’s fundraising and communications strategy, ensuring sufficient resources to achieve our ambitious goals around creating systemic change for disabled people.
Based in our Bristol office, this full time post will lead a team of sixto steward existing relationships and donor commitments, as well as to build income across a range of income streams. At the same time you will develop the identity and voice of Motivation, protect its brand and develop greater awareness of our work to support income generation.
We are looking for someone who can offer highly developed and extensive fundraising experience across a range of income streams. We need someone who has the proven ability to lead, empower and support a high-performing team and can develop collaborative working relationships at all levels. In addition, you will have direct experience of working with journalists and the media to place stories, influence and negotiate editorial and generate features.
Closing Date Wednesday 31st July.
First Interview with recruitment consultancy Wednesday 7th August 2019
Second Interview with Motivation w/c 12th August 2019
Please note we will review applications on an ongoing basis. We are an equal opportunities employer.