Job Title: Head of Fundraising and Communications

Hours:  Full time

Contract: Permanent or Interim considered

Salary:  £45k

Location:  Colchester

We are working in partnership with an International Development Charity seeking to appoint a Head of Fundraising and Communications to identify and implement initiatives to maximise income and increase unrestricted funding.  This is an exciting opportunity to lead, coach and steer the fundraising & Communications team.  You will be a member of the Senior Management Team, holding joint strategic responsibility for the organisation as delegated by the Chief Executive.  The successful individual will have worked at senior management level or as an SMT member and will demonstrate:

  • Experience of creating and successfully implementing a communications strategy
  • At least four years fundraising management experience at a senior level
  • Ability to initiate and implement successful fundraising activities
  • Track record of meeting income targets
  • A strong knowledge of marketing and brand development
  • Knowledge of digital fundraising techniques
  • Experience of charity fundraising best practice and legal requirements.

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and engaging individual to achieve these objectives; and to help build sustainable fundraising for the charity into the future.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual.  If you feel you have the drive and passion to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Please send your CV in a word format, along with a supporting statement, to Jill Livingstone, Associate Director of Charisma Charity Recruitment, quoting our reference JO1445.

Our client is looking to interview for the role ASAP, so please apply without delay.

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