Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, modern slavery and human trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 6,000 women and children in our national network of services. These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services, culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline. We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, manage a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.
1. Lead the ongoing development, implementation and evolution of the Fundraising strategy.
2. Lead the fundraising business planning processes; including monitoring, key performance indicators evaluation and reporting.
3.Collaborate with the finance team to review and improve our financial planning and processes, including:
a. Working closely with a business partner to introduce financial analysis, supporting Fundraising Heads to identify trends in income and plan effectively for the future
b. Review of the management accounts and other financial reporting tools
c. Leading on restricted funding management from the fundraising side, to ensure best practice and compliance
d.Ongoing sharing of information and modelling best practice.
It is essential to the development of Refuge's service delivery that the post holder is able to respond fexibly to changes in the requirements of this post. This job description is therefore a guide and not an exhuastive list of all responsibilities the post holder may have over time.
Competitive salary offering annual progression within points of the salary grade, 28 days annual leave increasing to 30 days, pension scheme with People’s pension that includes a 6% Employer contribution, comprehensive EAP.
Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. We offer the first Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) accredited qualification for our profession.
Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities.
Closing Date: 11 March 2021
Interview Date: 24 March 2021
This is a permanent and full time role with 37.5 hours per week.
An basic Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.