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Head of Fundraising and Communications

Fundraising, Senior Management / Director
Permanent, Full Time
£35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent Benefits
Start Date:
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We are looking for an ambitious and creative fundraiser who is keen to make their mark by building on our ongoing fundraising strategy and initiatives with a small by dynamic charity. Working with the CEO and rest of the Senior Management Team to develop and deliver the organisations strategic objectives, leading on the fundraising, marketing and communications areas of the organisational strategy. 12 months initial contract with possible extension.

The charity
A small, friendly and dynamic team with a social welfare charity working in diverse boroughs in central London. For more than 25, the charity has been working with service users to provide information, advice and support, along with social events, breaks and other services. The charity currently works with more than 4,500 people London.

The role
You will lead on the strategic direction of fundraising and help achieve a newly established three-year strategy. An integral part of the Senior management team, you will be part of a growing organisation at an exciting time of their development. You will have responsibility for growing the charitys unrestricted and non-statutory funding and we envisage the post holder will spend 80% of the time on fundraising aspects of the role and 20% on the communications aspect.

Main Duties
Deliver the charitys fundraising strategy in line with the three-year organisational strategy.
Lead on researching prospective sources of funding including charitable trusts and grants and corporate funders.
Write high quality and robust grant and trust funding applications for a range of projects, including multi-year projects.
Managing the relationship with the existing corporate partner and identify and develop opportunities for other corporate partnerships.
Responsibility for grant management of voluntary funded projects.
Ensure the charity is compliant with relevant fundraising and data protection regulation and good practice.
Develop and deliver the charitys marketing and communications strategy.
Assist the CEO in making key strategic decisions and preparing budgets for project funding applications.
Line manage, supervise and annually appraise the Marketing and Communications Officer.
Targets Year 1 70,000; Year 2 100,000; Year 3 100,000 plus the corporate partnership plus in-kind fundraising.

The Candidate
Minimum of two years experience of raising funds from charitable trusts and foundations, grants, statutory funders and/or other funds
Experience of contributing to and implementing a fundraising strategy
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Experience of developing project profiles and evidence of need
Experience of grant management including writing grant reports and collating monitoring information
Experience of budget preparation and project costing
Experience in direct management and supervision of staff
Experience of designing and delivering marketing and communications initiatives

Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

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