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Head of Community & Events

Permanent, Full Time
£50,692 to £55,866 per annum
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Great opportunity to lead on community and events fundraising for this charity. You will also be part of the Engagement and Fundraising Leadership team.

The Company This is an exciting time to join the charity as they launch a new five-year organisational strategy with high aspirations; they now need brilliant people to help them achieve their ambitious fundraising goals.

The Role
Devise, lead and implement an organisation wide Community and Events fundraising strategy
Lead on the community and events fundraising activity
Manage the operational delivery of community and events and Area Fundraising (England) fundraising activity
Propose and be accountable for the efficient management of income and expenditure of your budget
Support fundraisers in both teams to achieve their personal income and activity targets.
Accountable for the effective day to day management and delivery of functions and activities within the teams.
Implement stewardship activities which deliver a fantastic supporter experience.
Represent the charity externally on a wide range of matters
Manage the team, setting clear work plans, managing performance and development, through regular one to ones, feedback, supervision, supporting learning and the performance development review process

The Candidate
Extensive experience of developing programmes of community and events fundraising activity and 3 year business plans to recruit, engage, inspire and retain donors.
Experience of providing support to networks of volunteers to deliver income or other tangible outcomes for a charity.
A proven track record of success in leading and managing a team of fundraisers to deliver high quality results to deadlines.
Experience at training, advising and supporting staff to be effective fundraisers, including senior staff.
Experience of managing relationships with senior staff, senior volunteers and influencers.
Demonstrable experience of financial and budgetary management
Demonstrable evidence of up-to-date knowledge of best practice and new initiatives concerning fundraising from community activities and events
Detailed knowledge and understanding of the motivations and needs of fundraisers when taking part in events or community activities


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.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

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