Head of Development - Patron Scheme

Recruiter
GUARDIAN NEWS AND MEDIA
Location
Somerset
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
07 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Here at the Guardian, we believe the open exchange of information, ideas and opinions has the power to change the world for the better.

We are at a fascinating juncture in our history. Our audience has never been larger; our journalism never more successful; our brand never stronger.

A core segment of the Guardian's commercial strategy is centred on driving financial support from our loyal readers. One aspect of this is about building relationships with generous, philanthropic individuals who have the potential and will to help fund our independent journalism.

That is where you come in.

We looking for an experienced, confident and talented Head of Development who is able to build and develop a proposition for a new patron scheme. This is an ambitious new revenue stream for the Guardian and you will be responsible for driving financial support from our loyal readers.

The Head of Development will create an acquisition strategy that will enable us to significantly grow our individual giving.

You be the known face of the patron scheme, hosting and chairing events throughout the programme calendar.

You will build and maintain strong relationships across editorial and commercial teams, championing the value of philanthropic giving from our readers.

This is a senior level role which will play a major part in the future success of the Guardian, therefore we are looking for a highly experienced individual with a proven track record in acquiring funding from individuals and or trusts.

Does this all sound like you? Then we'd love to hear from you!

To apply, please upload your latest CV and a cover letter which outlines why you'd like to take on this role, and why you're a great match for what we're looking for.

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