Head of Fundraising

Middleton Green Executive Resourcing
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Fundraising

Our client within the charity sector based in Huddersfield is now looking for a Head of Fundraising who, through effective leadership of the fundraising team, will be responsible for delivering strategy and targets and ensure focus on the core fundraising proposition which is to raise £1.5m per annum to fund the care of children with life limiting conditions and their families.

Main responsibilities will be;

• To lead a team of 11 fundraisers in the delivery of annual income and expenditure budgets and deliver the vision for fundraising so that the department becomes an efficient and effective unit that is recognised as a core part of what defines them as a charity
• Work across our 5 key fundraising streams; Corporate, Community, Events, Trust & Foundation to create a donor-centric culture whereby all fundraising staff understand different donor journeys and proactively look for ways to cross-sell/up-sell in order to maximise loyalty and value
• Ensure a steady flow of projects that can be packaged for all the fundraising audiences
• Build strong and effective working relationships with major prospects, supporters and senior colleagues within the charity and with key agencies
• Deliver compelling presentations on all aspects of fundraising at a senior level and with a variety of audiences and conduct high level negotiations in order to secure key outcomes and leverage strategic relationships for fundraising purposes
• Monitor the performance of fundraising campaigns and events through analysis of all data to ensure appropriate strategic focus

The successful candidate will;

• Have previous experience of working within the charity/not for profit sector and have a proven track record within Fundraising
• Be able to lead, support, coach and motivate a team to achieve the best they possibly can
• Be well networked in the Yorkshire region, display a real passion for the charity and in turn be able to convey this to a number of potential donors

If you feel you have the skills and experience we are looking for, then please send an up to date CV along with your current salary details to Debbie Middleton of MGER and let her do the rest