Director of Fundraising and Communications

Up to £55000 per annum
03 May 2018
31 May 2018
Katie Corfield
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
This organisation is looking for a Director of Fundraising and Communications to join their team in London.

Client Details

This organisation is an international development charity that focusses on delivering projects aimed at children.


The key responsibilities of this Director of Fundraising and Communications will be:

* Accountable for an annual fundraising target of around £2million
* Providing vision, direction and expertise to the wider organisation
* Development and implementation of ambitious but achievable budgets and plans
* Ensuring all communications with all stakeholders are prompt, clear and in line with charity guidelines
* Accountable for the effective management of grants to the charity, ensuring expenditure is in line with agreed restrictions and expected outcomes
* Guiding and motivating a highly professional, imaginative and driven team of 5 to deliver the fundraising strategy, effectively delegating and ensuring all staff deliver value for money and have strong personal development plans
* Develop and maintaining strong relationships with donors and prospects, maximising opportunities to secure income
* Maintain an in-depth and up to date knowledge of the organisation's strategy, key services and projects


The person specification for this Director of Fundraising and Communications is:

* Proven track record of both personally and leading a team to raise significant voluntary income
* Experience of growing and developing a fundraising team
* Excellent communication and relationship building skills
* High attention to detail
* Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
* Experience across a range of fundraising streams, particularly major donors, with experience across the rest of partnership fundraising as well
* Experience at an international charity will be an advantage.

Job Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary of around £55,000.

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