London, Greater London
£45,000 FTE
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Prospectus is excited to be supporting the Sophie Hayes Foundation in their search for a new Head of Development to lead the growth and diversification of income as the organisation expand their impact as part of their new 5-year strategy.

The Sophie Hayes Foundation is the UK's only charity focused solely on ensuring all women survivors of human trafficking and modern slavery achieve complete and sustainable freedom, through an independence that can only come with the ability to live and work without fear.

As the Head of Development, you will be a key member of the new Senior Management Team. You will work closely with the CEO and the board to lead and develop the fundraising strategy to diversify and grow income. You will build strong relationships with existing and new funders, including trusts and foundations, corporate partners and high net worth individuals. You will refine case for support, processes and policies as well as being responsible for the delivery of income targets.

To be successful, you will need to have experience of developing and delivering fundraising strategies to achieve targets of £500 - 800,000. You will have experience of fundraising from trusts and foundations, corporate partners and/or high net worth individuals. You will have a proactive approach and an enthusiastic attitude to make things happen. A commitment to the mission and a strong belief in your capacity to make a positive impact is also essential.

You will need to have the desire to grow and adapt in a fast-paced environment. There will be support for you to develop in your role as the fundraising team grows.

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.

The office is located in Central London although all employees are working remotely at the moment. This is a part time position where you will work 30 hours a week, this organisation is happy to consider flexible working and partial home working in the future. We would be happy to discuss these options with you.

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: 04 March 2021
Closed date: 22 March 2021
Job ref: hq00178314
Tags: Fundraising