Fundraising & Commercial Director

Hove, East Sussex
Circa £70,000 per annum dependent on experience
12 Feb 2019
05 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Fundraising & Commercial Director
Reed House, Hove
Permanent Contract
37 Hours per week
Circa £70,000 per annum dependent on experience

YMCA DownsLink Group (YMCA DLG) is a dynamic charitable organisation providing a range of services to children, young people and families across Surrey and Sussex. Our work covers a wide range of areas including support & advice, accommodation, family work, health & wellbeing and training & education.

We are recruiting a Fundraising & Commercial Director who is passionate about raising funds to support charitable work that really does transform young lives. 

You will be responsible for taking on a significant leadership role in our ambitious and innovative organisation. We are looking for a proven fundraising leader, who has a natural aptitude for income generation, to join our senior leadership team and take our fundraising and income generation activities to the next level. You will have an investment budget to build a team to meet our fundraising ambitions and the opportunity to help shape the strategy and development of our YMCA. 

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 32 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

If you have a proven track record in fundraising and/or commercial income generation, and a knowledge of or aptitude for campaigning and youth advocacy, we look forward to hearing from you. 

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact HR on 01273 222567

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 5th March 2019 at 9am

Interviews date: To be confirmed

Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group,, or email or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE, tel. 01273 222595.