London, Greater London
£70,000 - £75,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Prospectus is excited to be working with the wonderful organisation Rays of Sunshine to lead their search for a newly created Director of Fundraising & Communications.

Rays of Sunshine was formed in 2003 to brighten the lives of children between the ages of three to eighteen, living with life-threatening, life-limiting or life-changing serious illness. So far, they have granted unique and magical wishes to almost 8000 children, creating precious memories that can never be taken away. They also work closely with over 200 hospices and hospitals to support unwell children and families and have an extensive digital and face-to-face community programme.

The Director of Fundraising & Communications will be a key member of the expanding Senior Management Team and will report to the CEO. The development and delivery of a new, diverse fundraising and communications strategy which has Rays of Sunshine vision at its core will be crucial. Raising the charity's profile so it stands out from the crowd will require creativity and a robust, ambitious team, which this person will have the freedom to build.

To be successful in this role you will have proven experience of senior leadership and a track record of developing and securing significant and sustainable funds across a range of income streams. An area of focus will be to improve and develop digital platforms as a basis for growth in individual giving and community fundraising. You will come with ambitious ideas, and be driven by the potential to reach more children and grant more wishes.

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. Please let us know if we can help 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: 14 October 2021
Closed date: 08 November 2021
Job ref: HQ00179607
Tags: Communications, PR, Fundraising