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Head of Fundraising

Head of Fundraising

The Head of Fundraising is responsible for the development and implementation of the
organisational fundraising strategy. They are responsible for monitoring contributions and
providing outstanding support to potential and current supporters to maximise fundraising
activities and income. They work closely with staff across the organisation to liaise and
develop fundraising campaigns, pitches and events.

Roles and responsibilities:
● Lead the development and implementation of the organisation's overall fundraising strategy.
● Research and maintain intelligence on current and potential sources of funding, especially
high net worth individuals.
● Oversee the conception, delivery and assessment of fundraising appeals and events,
including future crowdfunding campaigns.
● Manage and build effective and lasting relationships with donors and stakeholders.
● Draft tailored communications for prospective and current donors.
● Oversee and ensure the integrity of the fundraising database, and ensure that up to date
information is maintained in accordance with the law.
● Produce regular donation reports, with updates and targets.
● Represent the organisation in approaches to and discussions with current and potential
donors.
● Ensure that all fundraising activity complies with legal requirements, including staying up to
date with changes to fundraising regulation and best practice.

Person specification:


● Experience of working in a large campaigning and membership organisation.
● Demonstrable track record in raising resources from a wide range of donors.
● Experience in building and leading a team of high-performance fundraisers.
● Experience of developing strong and lasting relationships with new and current major
donors.
● Experience of developing and implementing a fundraising strategy.
● Experience of financial planning and budgeting.

This is a highly confidential and extremely exciting organisation who are seeking to change the way that we think about the electorate and government. If you would like to be part of a movement who are seeking to create real and genuine change please contact Francesca Lord @ Hunter Merrifield for an informal conversation.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Head of Supporter Innovation & Insight

  • £50000 - £55000 per annum

We are working with an incredible charity who are forming an exciting, new Supporter Innovation and Insight team within the Donor Engagement team. This role will lead the team to gain greater understanding of supporters, event participants and corporate partners - enabling them (and you!) to build inspiring products, offerings and communications to attract new support and grow existing supporter loyalty.

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Donor Engagement, you will collaborate with colleagues across the organisation to define, drive, build and advise on the priorities for our donor engagement roadmap. Your experience will support teams in Donor Engagement to deliver improvements and initiatives at pace and aligned with business priorities and supporter expectations.

You are a confident senior leader, not necessarily from a charity background, who thrives on leading supporter experience best practice and will understand what is needed to put supporters' needs at the heart of fundraising decision making. You have the ability to lead the supporter experience agenda and engage stakeholders in how they can make a difference to grow and diversify our income in a sustainable way.

This is a wonderful role where your creativity and insight will have a far reaching impact and allow this organisation to provide a wonderful service with far reaching impact!

Deadline is the 8th May so please don't delay!

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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