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Head of Fundraising

Admin & Clerical
£45,000 to £48,000 Per Annum
Earls Colne
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Job Title:   Head of Fundraising
Salary:       £45,000- £48,000
Location:   Near Braintree, with travel to Herts
Term:         Permanent

A Head of Fundraising is required to develop and implement a fundraising strategy to increase and diversify revenue streams across Essex and Hertfordshire.  Working with people at all levels, you will be a pro-active manager and have the communication skills in order to inspire staff, volunteers, corporate organisations and the general public.
The role of Head of Fundraising:


  • Researching destinations, planning budgets and attend challenges to produce reports
  • Working with the Fundraising & Marketing Director to develop an effective fundraising strategy and new revenue streams
  • Work closely with colleagues to develop key initiatives in the local area
  • Ensure oversea challenges revenue and attendee targets are met.
  • Manage, develop and oversee the work of the team, spending 2 days a week in the Herts office
  • Build relationships with corporate clients to secure partnerships and sponsorships
  • Deliver presentations
  • Build relationships with businesses who have selected the Charity as their chosen charity
  • Organise fundraising appeals and projects
  • Attend relevant networking eventsLook to develop new business by being proactive and engaging with new contacts
  • Liaising with the charity shops and give support where necessary

To be considered for the role of Head of Fundraising:

  • Proven experience in a fundraising role
  • An understanding of the role of the Fundraising Regulator
  • A highly motivated, income focussed individual
  • You will have a full understanding of budgets and reports for fundraising activity
  • Experience of building, developing and managing successful supporter relationships
  • Outstanding people management skills and experience
  • Proven track record of generating revenue
  • A confident public speaker who is able to communicate with a wide variety of audiences
  • Highly organised
  • Experience of working to targets and budgets
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and take a proactive approach
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others to support the charity
  • Excellent computer skills eg Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Full UK Licence due to the rural location of both offices
  • Willingness to work outside of standard hours

Package for the Head of Fundraising:
A basic salary of £45,000- £48,000 per annum
27 days holiday per annum + 8 bank holidays
Company pension   - eligible to join after completion of 6 month probation period
Hours:  Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Free parking
For more information call Angela or apply online quoting reference RA12610
This vacancy is being advertised by RecruitAbility Solutions Ltd. The services advertised by RecruitAbility Solutions Ltd are those of an Employment Agency.