Head of Fundraising

Robertson Bell are seeking an outstanding candidate with experience in the Charity sector to join our Essex/Herts based charity client as their new Head of Fundraising responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising strategy to increase and diversify income streams.

You will be joining a passionate, professional, innovative, trustworthy and dedicated team in an organisation that makes an incredible difference every day to people’s lives.

Heading up a small team and working out of Essex with 2 days per week from the Herts office you will need to be highly organised and efficient at managing your workload. We are seeking candidates that have previous experience in a similar role with a solid understanding of the role of Fundraising Regulator.

You will be an individual who has the ability to inspire and motivate others, a confident public speaker who is able to communicate with a wide variety of audiences and who enjoys building long lasting relationships.

Key Responsibilities;
Working with the Fundraising & Marketing Director to develop an effective fundraising strategy and new revenue streams.
Work closely with the Fundraising Manager’s to develop key fundraising initiatives in Essex and Hertfordshire ensuring events are delivered on budget and that the volunteer strategy is delivered.
Ensure challenges revenue and attendee targets are met.
Support the Fundraising Managers to research destinations and plan budget.
Work with the Fundraising Managers to produce evaluation reports for the Marketing & Fundraising Director.
Build relationships with larger corporates to secure partnerships and sponsorships in both counties.
Work closely with the Trust & Special Projects officer to deliver agreed grants & sponsorship targets.
Deliver presentations as and when required to internal and external parties, including companies, third party fundraisers and visitors.
Identify new fundraising appeals/projects/initiatives/events with the senior Fundraising Team and research ideas.
Set budgets working closely with the Fundraising & Marketing Director and senior Fundraising Team to ensure targets are realistic and that income is increased year on year.
Look to develop growth across all areas by being proactive and engaging with new contacts.

You will need to have access to a vehicle and hold a full driving licence for this position.

Salary is £40,000 per annum however for an excellent candidate there may possibly be some slight flexibility on this if required. Please do not delay in applying we look forward to telling you more about this opportunity.

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