London, Greater London
£60,000 - £70,000 per annum
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Prospectus is excited to be supporting the Vision Foundation in the search for a new Director of Fundraising and Communications.

The Vision Foundation believes passionately that people living with sight loss should have the same opportunities as anyone else. They strive to ensure London is a city that works for everyone and that avoidable sight loss is prevented. The Vision Foundation is a sector leader in London standing up for the rights and freedoms of people living with sight loss. The charity funds organisations providing front-line projects and services across the capital, and works collaboratively through researching, building capacity, funding and advocacy.

As the new Director of Fundraising and Communications you will join a successful and growing fundraising team to lead the next phase of growth, providing strategic leadership, superlative relationship management, creativity and ambition to the fundraising and communications function. You will work closely with the Chief Executive to grow income across all fundraising streams and deliver on their engagement objectives through a targeted communications strategy.

To be successful, you will need to demonstrate experience as an exceptional senior leader, empowering a talented team to deliver income targets across a variety of income streams. You will need to have a track record of personally securing significant gifts or partnerships from major donors (individuals), trusts and/or corporates. You will also need to have a strong understanding of effective communications campaigns and how to manage a high quality communications function that delivers on brand, digital, production, PR and campaigns.

The office is located in Central London (Lambeth North). This organisation is happy to consider flexible working including part time hours, compressed hours and partial home/office working. We would be happy to discuss these options with you.

At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. This organisation particularly welcomes candidates with lived experience of sight loss to apply. Please let us know if we can support you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any reasonable adjustments to enable all interested candidates to apply.

In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.

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Posted on: 30 July 2021
Closed date: 29 August 2021
Job ref: hq00178747
Tags: Communications, PR, Fundraising