We are looking for a Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships (maternity cover) to lead a team to develop new and innovative ideas to grow income from from major donors, trusts and corporate partnerships income streams.
This health charity is at an exciting point with a step up in fundraising activity across the board and a relatively new CEO. They fund innovative research to find the breakthroughs that will change how to understand, diagnose and treat patients.
This maternity cover role will require someone who will bring energy, creativity and a strategic approach to delivering our plans for the coming year. The role requires strategic vision but also the ability to work as a hands-on member of the team.
Be leading a team of five who are highly motivated and focussed on achieving the target of 1.6 million in the coming year.
Develop and implement the strategy for the high-value fundraising functions and achieve a step change in income generation from major donors, trusts and foundations and corporate partnerships.
Take the lead in making contact with potential corporate supporters, major donors, and funders spotting opportunities to engage, making full use of all our networks and experience.
Carry out rigorous monitoring and evaluation of activities to measure financial return on investment and the impact in relation to strategic aims.
Deputise for the Director of Fundraising & Marketing and represent the charity externally at a senior level.
You will play a lead role in developing engaging propositions, and engaging new and existing supporters to maximise their income potential.
You will be an excellent relationships manager, ensuring excellent standards of cultivation and stewardship.
You will be target driven and commercially minded
You will have substantial experience of operating as a senior professional fundraiser
Substantial experience of developing and implementing strategies for at least one of the three key areas of high- value fundraising.
Substantial experience of working with senior volunteers - with a strong track record in recruiting new prospects and securing six figure gifts from high net worth individuals, foundations and companies.
People management, including supervising experienced professionalism.
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.