Director of Development (UK Programme)

Director of Development (UK Programme)

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  • Sector:

    Directors & CEOs, Fundraising, Corporate, Major Donor

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  • Salary:

    £77k - 90k per year

  • Contact :

    Hannah Laking

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7331

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Harris Hill are working with a brilliant international development charity who work across various countries across the world. Their mission is creating a world free from illiteracy and gender inequality. They are now looking for a fantastic Major Donor and development fundraiser to become their next Director of Development.

They are based in central London, but there will be flexible working. The new Director of Development will play a key role in the implementation of the charity's fundraising throughout the UK, focusing on the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of high value fundraising. This role will be responsible for managing relationships with high net worth individuals and corporate partners, generating minimum £4 million per annum. This role will also manage a portfolio of 200+ prospects and donors in the region making gifts at the six figure level. This role will also support the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Director in managing the United Kingdom Regional Board

To apply to this role you will need to have:

  • Demonstrable, strong knowledge of the UK philanthropy landscape
  • Minimum 10 years work experience working in business development with at least 2 years of non-profit team leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to raised funds in the range of USD 4-6 million annually. If not a non-profit fundraiser, has raised the equivalent or more in the private sector.
  • Experience independently raising six and seven figure gifts.
  • Experience working with Boards to raise six and seven figure gifts.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with both expats and local high net worth individuals and corporations.

The hiring manager is keen to see applications as they come in and will be interviewing on a rolling basis, so if interested please do get in touch.

Salary is £77,000 - £90,000

If you would like to learn more about this role and receive a full job description please get in touch with Hannah at Harris Hill who will be able to give you more color and context around the role too.

Please contact her on:                Hannah.laking@harrishill.co.uk or call her on 02078207331.

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.