Head of Fundraising- Major Donor & Corporate

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment
31 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Harris Hill is currently working with a leading business membership organisation who is hoping to appoint a Head of Fundraising on a permanent basis. Working with the CEO and other SMT colleagues, over an 18 month period, you will be required to lead the fundraising strategy to secure 500k in funding through engaging with HNWI's and corporate organisations.Salary CIRCA 60,00Key Responsibilities:Lead and manage the fundraising process.Design, write and adapt all related communications including pitch materials.Identify and research potential prospectsAttend networking eventsDevelop and maintain a pipeline of major donor and corporate prospectsPersonally solicit income form major Donor and corporate organisationsWork closely with the SMT to develop and coordinate successful donor strategies and outcomesTo be accountable for the development of relationships with donorsEssential criteria:4-5 years' experience of fundraising from HNW's and corporate'sProven experience of personally soliciting major gifts (5 figure +)A track record of demonstrating strategic thinking, initiative and creativity to achieve desired outcomesKnowledge of philanthropic motivations and current trends in major giving across the UKStrategic thinking with experience in developing and implementing fundraising strategiesExperience of developing and delivering strategies and business plansExcellent negotiation skillsProject management experienceExperience of working for political campaigns would be highly desirableThis is an urgent requirement - cvs will be submitted on Tuesday 1st August