Warrington Youth Zone
Warrington, Warrington (On-site)
up to £55,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Head of Fundraising

We have a new, exciting and unique opportunity for a Head of Fundraising as part of a new organisational structure and development of Warrington Youth Zone.

Position: Head of Fundraising

Location: Warrington

Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum

Hours: 40 hours per week (we operate a flexible working policy)

Closing date: 9am, 31st January 2022

Interviews: Video interviews, 3rd February 2022, Second stage, In person interviews 8th Feb 2022

 

About the charity:

Warrington Youth Zone is a state-of-the-art £7.05m facility currently under construction in Warrington and is due to open in Spring 2022. Attracting young people from across the borough and beyond through its fantastic facilities. The Youth Zone is a registered charity offering young people somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to, whilst raising their aspirations.

 

The Role:

As Head of Fundraising, you will be tasked with generated income through philanthropic giving whilst diversifying, consolidating and growing the charity’s fundraising income, working closely with the CEO and leading the fundraising team.

 

Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Income generation
  • develop, deliver and monitor an ambitious three year fundraising strategy
  • Marketing and communications

 

About you:

As Head of Fundraising you may be currently acting as Head of Fundraising / Senior Account Manager or up and coming fundraiser looking for your next career move.

 

Key skills and experience for this role include:

  • Experience of corporate and major donor fundraising, partnership work and relationship management, with a flair and passion for major donor fundraising. 
  • A track record of securing significant funds through a wide variety of income streams and meeting challenging financial targets. 
  • The ability to draw on your strong negotiation skills, a head for strategy, and a confident approach to your work.
  • Comfortable leading a team and consider yourself an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Most importantly, you will be a resilient, determined and passionate individual – with the ability to articulate the vision of the Youth Zone, generate interest from the local business community and build lasting and fruitful relationships with patrons and funders

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the Senior Management Team at Warrington Youth Zone, helping to create a long-lasting legacy for young people of Warrington. 

 

If you have the desire and drive to take on this leadership role, please provide a CV and supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria for this role based on the person specification. Please note, CV’s without supporting statements will not be accepted.

In your application please ensure you provide the following information :

  • Details of your current or most recent remuneration package and your notice period
  • If you have at any time been convicted of a criminal offence, please provide the details in strict confidence.
  • Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate   will be required to provide documentary evidence before an offer of employment is made)
  • Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or the selection process.

The strength of the charity comes from the diversity within their people. They aim for the team to reflect the local community and value people working together from a range of different backgrounds locally and nationally, and with different experiences, all with a shared passion for boosting the aspirations and lives of young people. Diversity brings innovation, fresh ideas and creativity, and they actively strive to create a culture that is truly inclusive and fair for all and where everyone in the team can be themselves and thrive. The organisation is committed to the safeguarding of young people. In accordance with Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an enhanced DBS check.

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Fundraising Manager, Senior Fundraiser, Trusts and Grants Fundraising, Trusts and Foundations Manager, Fundraising Innovation Manager, Deputy Head of Fundraising, Fundraising Director, Donor Manager, Head of Fundraising Development, Head of Partnerships, etc

 

 

Posted on: 10 January 2022
Closed date: 31 January 2022 at 09:00
Job ref: 3006
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development