Head of Individual Giving

Recruiter
Prospectus
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Prospectus is delighted to be working with a leading charity supporting former armed forces personnel who are visually impaired. They are now looking to recruit a Head of Individual Giving to develop and deliver an individual giving strategy.

The purpose of this role will be to develop and maximise all individual giving and legacy income opportunities. The post holder will utilise their significant management experience to drive an ambitious team to achieve stretch targets, whilst ensuring that all activity is compliant and on brand. The new Head of Individual Giving will lead on supporter acquisition, development and retention, and support the team in devising and delivering a programme of events aimed at acquiring new supporters and retaining existing donors. They will also create and oversee the budget for the department.

The successful candidate will be an experienced individual giving and legacy fundraiser, with strong knowledge of direct marketing. They will have managed successful donor acquisition and retention programmes, and will be excellent at building relationships and communicating at all levels. Budget management experience will also be essential. A confident, supportive and engaged leader, they will enjoy empowering an ambitious team to meet targets, and will foster a culture where fundraisers feel energised. Experience within a similar organisation would be advantageous.

Due to the short turnaround of this role, CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If you are interested and would like more information, please send in your CV in a Word format. A supporting statement will only be required from candidates shortlisted by Prospectus, who will also be provided with a full job description.