Head of Fundraising

Closed: Monday, July 22, 2024
Fundraising

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  • Salary £48,493 - £54,625 per annum
  • Location Bristol (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Youth
  • Job Reference : 215335

Contract: Full time/ Permanant
Location: Charlton Farm, Wraxall, Nr Bristol and travel within the region and the South West of England - with some home working options.
Salary: £48,493 - £54,625 per annum
Hours: 37 per week (there will be a requirement to work regular evenings and weekends)

Could you be Charlton Farm’s next Head of Fundraising? Are you looking to join an organisation that invests in and supports its staff and who have ambitious plans for the growth and development of fundraising activities to support the lives of those who need it the most? This could be your next move...

What you will be doing:

We’re searching for an energic and dynamic fundraiser to develop and lead our fundraising team, as they, in turn nurture our existing supporters, inspire and engage new supporters and ensure the delivery of excellent fundraising across Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire and Somerset.

You will be part of the Fundraising leadership team, who together with the Director of Fundraising, set, monitor, and support an established team to deliver against annual income and expenditure budgets for the South West, helping to make the most of short of and precious lives.

You will oversee all fundraising activities in your region over multiple income streams, this will include community, corporate and events, and you will personally lead on major donor fundraising and represent the Charity at third party events. You will also work with the Director of Fundraising and other Heads of Fundraising in developing our fundraising activities and support CHSW wide events.

About you:

You will have a successful background in the management of regional fundraising/sales activity and a proven ability to meet and exceed ambitious fundraising/sales targets and in managing expenditure budgets. You will need a thorough understanding of relevant legislation/charity law affecting fundraising practice. With a natural ability to engage and build rapport, enthuse and motivate others, you will have experience of building and developing strong relationships and be able to influence and negotiate with stakeholder, client and donor relationships. You will have experience of leading and motivating a fundraising team creating an environment where they are empowered to go the extra mile and make suggestions and improvement. You will have the opportunity to use your creative and inquisitive nature in developing and growing the fundraising activity in your region. Naturally, for a diverse and busy role
such as this, you will require excellent time management and organisational skills.

About Us:

We are an established and successful charity providing hospice care for children with life limiting conditions and their families in the South West of England. We aim to recruit passionate, friendly and enthusiastic staff who are motivated to really make a difference to the lives of the children and families who visit us.

Our ethos is to ensure everyone (Trustees, all staff and volunteers) places children and families at the centre of the organisation. In order to achieve this, everyone is expected to promote a strong, caring community environment, characterised by a culture of sensitivity, trust, consideration and respect for others.

Join our team for a rewarding career move where 98% of staff agree that they are proud to work for CHSW.

What we offer:

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment with an enthusiastic and committed team, you will also benefit from:

- 33 days (plus bank holidays) holiday entitlement, which increases with service
- enhanced sick pay scheme rising up to 6 months full and 6 months half pay
- personal pension scheme with 7% employer contribution
- family friendly policies, with enhanced maternity/adoption pay
- occupational health, wellbeing and counselling services and employee assistance programme
- group life insurance scheme
- training and development opportunities
- environmental and green agenda
- a supportive and inclusive environment
- a chance to make a real difference

Join our team..

Join us in making a meaningful difference in the lives of those who need it most.

To find out more please see the job description and person specification on this page.

CHSW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all employees must apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We welcome applications from all sections of the community

This fantastic opportunity will give you the chance to explore the wonders of the South West, whether you are already located here, you are a returner or looking for a different way of life; the South West offers a high quality of life and great leisure opportunities. These environmental attractions are matched by the excellent reputation of the highly successful Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) as an organisation and local employer.

You may have experience in the following: Officer, Director of Philanthropy, Senior Fundraising Manager, Director of Advancement, Vice President of Development, Development Director, Director of Donor Relations, Chief Fundraising Officer, Director of Major Gifts, Director of Institutional Giving, Fundraising Director, Development Manager, Director of Campaigns, and Director of Charitable Giving.

REF-215335

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