Head of Fundraising, Marketing & Communications

Recruiter
The Westminster Society
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
16 May 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Westminster Society is an award winning charity providing services for people with a range of learning disabilities and their families. We operate in Westminster and other London Boroughs. The Society is going through a period of growth so it is a great time to join an innovative and ambitious organisation.

We are now looking for an ambitious and influential Director of Fundraising, Marketing & Communications to become an integral part of our senior management team. Here, you will bring your fresh perspectives and impressive track record of securing significant income from a variety of income streams to deliver an effective marketing and fundraising strategy that will enable the Society to meet its fundraising targets and strategic objectives.

About this pivotal role

This is a rare opportunity for a talented and experienced candidate to stamp their mark and develop new ideas.

Working at our Central Office based in Queens Park, London you will drive the organisation’s proactive marketing, fundraising, and communication activities, including new charitable and corporate funding, while also providing expert assistance to Senior Management Team colleagues with tendering and bids.

You will be responsible for ensuring that existing member and supporter relationships are maintained and developed. You will take an active role in the promotion and strategic planning at the Society ensuring that fundraising targets and objectives are fully aligned with our ambitions and objectives.

You will also lead on our internal and external communications, including the use of social media, website development, and the creation of publications / marketing materials.

Utilising fully your excellent leadership skills, you will manage, motivate, and effectively lead the marketing and fundraising team to achieve their individual objectives, as well as contributing to the leadership of the organisation as part of the Senior Management Team.

To secure this unique opportunity, you must have:

  • experience of driving fundraising activity in similar organisations and successfully winning sizeable grants from major funders, ideally including the Big Lottery and major charitable trusts;
  • proven success in setting and achieving stretching targets for income generation;
  • proven management experience and inspiring leadership qualities;
  • first-class relationship-building skills, especially at a senior level with existing and potential funders;
  • outstanding communication and analytical skills;
  • empathy with the aims and values of the Westminster Society for people with learning disabilities.

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, generous annual leave allowance, staff pension, flexible working, an employee assistance scheme, season ticket loan scheme and much more.

To apply for this post please send your up to date CV and a two-page Supporting Statement telling us how you meet the criteria in the person specification

Please ensure that you type the following into the subject box of your email: Head of Fundraising, Marketing & Communication

Closing date: Friday 27 April 2018 5.00 pm

Shortlisting date: To be confirmed

Interview date: To be confirmed

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