Are you a hands on Fundraiser , if so this could be the next challenge for you ? we are recruiting for an amazing hospice who are looking for a Head of Charity with strategic experience as well as the happy to do the day to day function and grow their portfolio of funding . The role is 4 day a week role
The Hospice has gone through a lot of changes over the last few years so an exciting time to join in their new structure.
A hands on Fundraiser particularly in the areas of Major Donors, Individual Giving and/or Trusts and identify, approach and manage a portfolio of funders.
Maximise income from current supporters and lead the development of innovative fundraising initiatives that maximise new opportunities to create sustainable income streams over the long term.
Represent the Charity on the joint Trading Board , ensuring resources are combined to deliver efficiencies and a strong financial return Marketing and Communications
Develop and deliver an effective communications and marketing programme supporting and advising colleagues as needed.
Be the custodian of the brand, ensuring it is used consistently both internally and externally.
Maximise use of the brand for fundraising purposes, keeping the Charitys profile high in order to attract new supporters and elicit donations.
Speak in an inspiring and positive way at events to a wide range of stakeholders.
Lead the management of key external relationships including major donors, media, the public sector, suppliers and other supporters, building the reputation of the Hospice.
Be an inspirational leader who leads, builds and motivates the team, provides strong staff leadership and management and oversees development and training, enabling individuals to reach their full potential.
A proven track record of personally securing donations
Experience in at least three of the following areas of fundraising Individual Giving (including legacies), Corporate, Trusts, Events/Community and Major Donors
A proven track record of managing under and over-performance, setting targets and getting the best out of staff and volunteers
Experience in working as part of a senior leadership team
Experience of recruitment
Experience of leading significant change across a department or organisation
A proven track record of delivering organisation-wide branding and marketing
Experience of managing a diverse, sometimes fragmented, team
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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