Director of Communications and Fundraising

Sutton Green
04 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Director of Communications and Fundraising Hours: Full time 37.5 hours or negotiable Salary: £53k Location: Sutton, Surrey We are working in partnership with St Raphael's Hospice which provides hospice and palliative care to the people of the London Boroughs of Sutton and Merton. St Raphael's Hospice is now seeking to appoint a Director of Communications and Fundraising to take the hospice to a higher level of performance. The Hospice, which celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year, has been through a great deal of change in the last few years and is now entering a new exciting but challenging phase. All services across the Hospice are being reviewed to demonstrate that we are open to new innovative ways of working in order to be able to deliver a high quality patient focused service within our resources and capacity. We are seeking an exceptional individual to lead the development and implementation of a 3 year communications and fundraising strategy. The successful individual will be commercially minded and will demonstrate: A strong track record of success in raising funds and of working at Director or senior manager level Experience of Communications; internal and external Strong planning expertise Excellent interpersonal skills to develop positive and productive relationships internally and externally Ability to inspire, motivate and develop colleagues, volunteers and supporters High level organisational and administrative ability Excellent written, oral and presentation skills - confident, articulate and persuasive. We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and engaging individual to achieve these objectives; and to help build sustainable fundraising for St Raphael’s Hospice into the future. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual. If you feel you have the drive and passion to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you. Please send your CV in a word format, along with a supporting statement, to Jill Livingstone, Associate Director of Charisma Charity Recruitment, quoting our reference JO1390. Closing date for applications: 22 September 2017 Interview date: w/c 2 October 2017