Action on Addiction is the only UK based organisation that works across all the areas of addiction treatment, family support, professional education, research and advocacy. The organisation is searching for a Director of Fundraising who will play a crucial role in developing and delivering an income generating strategy to work towards its vision of a society where individuals can live their lives free from addition and the stigma associated with it.
As the Director of Fundraising, you will drive and deliver fundraising strategies, plans and campaigns that are fully aligned with the Action on Addiction's business objectives. You will build and lead the fundraising team both strategically and operationally and help strengthen internal fundraising resources and approaches. You will develop and deliver cultivation and stewardship plans for supporters (such as major donors, trusts and foundations, corporates) as well as coordinating fundraising through senior leadership, including board members.
You will need to have the skills and ability to develop and deliver income generating strategies as well as having financial planning and seven figure budget management skills. In this role, your vision and strategy may involve building a fundraising team, however you will need to remain open to, and capable of, working in both at a strategic and operational level. Action of Addiction is looking for their new Director of Fundraising to be interested in supporting and representing its mission, vision and values.
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Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, this position is fully home-based working in the UK. When it is safe to do so there will be a balance of home-working and office-based options. This organisation is happy to consider flexible working, home working and can consider job shares if you are looking for part time hours. We would be happy to discuss these options with you.
In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your skill set 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.