Job Title:              Director of Capital Appeal

Hours:                   Flexible – Full time/ part time (3-4 days) and some home working negotiable

Salary:                   £50k – £55k

Location:              West Sussex

We are working in partnership with a well-respected hospice in the West Sussex region seeking to appoint a Director of Capital Appeal.   This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Fundraiser to plan, implement, manage and deliver a c£5m capital appeal to build a new hospice, supporting the long-term revenue income needs of the hospice.  The appeal will run first with a private phase, followed by a public fundraising campaign. You will have direct and significant experience of a major capital appeal at senior level and will demonstrate:

  • Track record of successfully achieving significant targets
  • Substantial relationship marketing experience (preferably with high value and major donors)
  • Proven track record of achieving income against agreed financial targets
  • Experience in line managing and motivating a target driven team, including setting targets, managing performance and encouraging cross team working
  • Evidence of leadership skills, delivery and implementation of fundraising strategies
  • Developing, monitoring and evaluating income, expenditure and activity plans, producing reports against progress for a Board level audience
  • Experience of being an ambassador and building strong working relationships at all levels, internally and externally

We are seeking a tenacious and highly motivated fundraiser, with strong communication and interpersonal skills. If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role please submit your CV in a word document, with a supporting statement to quoting our reference 1702-16.

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