Development Manager - Mental Health Charity
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic fundraiser to join our client at a key stage in their growth. They celebrated their 50th anniversary this year and as they have continued to grow and develop as an organisation, they have decided now is the time to invest in a significant increase in their fundraising team. DEVELOPMENT MANAGER HOURS: 37 hours per week full-time SALARY: £34,538 - £39,177 (NJC salary points 39 - 44) CONTRACT: Open Ended HOLIDAYS: 28 days plus bank holidays (per annum) REPORTING TO: CEO PLACE OF WORK: Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0DP Our client is a mental health charity. They are here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support. They provide a range of support services across Oxfordshire from an information line to supported housing. With one in four people experiencing a mental health problem at some point in their lives, people need the organisation more than ever. The services they provide include: Transitional Supported Housing Recovery Service as part of the Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership Wellbeing Service Talking Space psychological therapy service in partnership with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust ‘Benefits for Better Mental Health’, a welfare benefits advice service Information line Volunteering & peer support opportunities They employ over 100 staff and operate in 28 locations around the county, providing support to around 20,000 people each year. Our client is seeking someone who can hit the ground running, develop their fundraising strategy, work alongside the CEO and Senior Management Team, and generate the funds required to support the next stage of growth. The need for mental health services has never been greater, and helpfully the profile of mental health has never been higher in local and national media than it is today. For the right person this role will be an opportunity to grasp this moment in time and make a real difference to what is already a sizeable and powerful regional charity. The closing date for applications: Monday 29th January 2018 Interviews to be held the week commencing: 5th February 2018 If you would like to apply for this position, please click the apply button and attach your CV and covering letter. It will be sent automatically to the employer. Our client is fully committed to the principles and practices of equal opportunity and diversity. The organisation is a Mindful Employer. No agencies please.