Head of Fundraising Strategy

Michael Page Marketing
London, South East England
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

This organisation is looking for a Head of Fundraising Strategy to join their large, well-established and award winning team in central London. They are looking for candidates on either a full time or part time (4 days a week) basis.

Client Details

This organisation is a leading university.


The key responsibilities of this Head of Fundraising Strategy will be:

  • Devise and deliver the new fundraising campaign strategy
  • Maintain a strategic, macro overview of projects to ensure correct prioritisation is happening
  • Decide and put in place operational goals to deliver against agreed targets
  • Ensure the department sticks to the agreed operational plan, providing flexibility where needed
  • Oversee the implementations of key strategic projects
  • Ensure relevant insight is made the most of
  • Drive innovation to improve efficiency
  • Manage a team of 4
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues around the department and maintain a strategic overview
  • Consistently analyse and report on performance to ensure the department is on track to secure its targets
  • Forecast impact of external or organisational changes for the department


The person specification for this Head of Fundraising Strategy is:

  • Ability to synthesis and present complex information
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders at a variety of levels
  • Strong organisation skills and an ability to juggle priorities
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Knowledge of how a fundraising team operates and what the strategic goals may be
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the tenacity to find the root cause of any issue
  • Prior experience of taking an overview of strategic priorities for an organisation

Job Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary of between £50,000 and £60,000, depending on experience.