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Director of Fundraising

Director of Fundraising

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a charity on a mission to improve the lives of young people in London. Last year, London Youth worked with over 27,000 young people through their sports development, employability, youth action, arts and outdoor education programmes. Their membership network of over 500 community youth organisations supported thousands more. Together they create opportunities for young people they would not otherwise have had.

Throughout London Youth's history, community youth organisations have provided a constant lifeline and a vital safe space outside the family and formal education. London Youth's vision today is that all young Londoners grow up healthy and safe, able to express themselves, navigate a fulfilling career and make a positive contribution in their communities. Their mission is to support and challenge young people to become the best they can be: developing their confidence, resilience, and relationship skills.

To continue their path to reach as many young people as possible London Youth are now looking for an inspirational and motivating leader to join them in the capacity of Director of Fundraising on a permanent basis.

London Youth - Director of Fundraising

Location: 47 - 49 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6DA

Compensation: Package of circa 70,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

The organisation's growth to date has been driven by their expertise in fundraising from Trusts and Foundations. Now, London Youth are keen to diversify their fundraising efforts and grow income from Corporate Partnerships, Mid-High Net Worth Individuals and through Legacies. From a good financial base, the intention is to invest to support this growth and protect their long term sustainability.

In this newly created role of Director of Fundraising you will have responsibility for leading a brand new strategy. You will need to be a credible and tenacious leader, who can inspire a growing fundraising function and contribute to the charity's medium and long term vision and strategy.

To be considered for this position you will have demonstrable experience of income generation, with a proven track record of leading teams to deliver targets and continuously improve performance. You will have excellent experience of building high level relationships, developing funding propositions and securing significant funds.

Closing date for applications: 9.00 am Wednesday 9th September 2020

First stage interviews: W/C 14th September 2020

Second stage interviews: W/C 21st September 2020

London Youth values equality, diversity and inclusion and aims to reflect the population they serve at all levels within their organisation.

London Youth is committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and they actively encourage applications from members of the BAME community and other communities who are under-represented.

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role, with details on how to apply, please contact either Natalie Lawford or Faye Marshall:

Natalie Lawford: natalie.lawford@harrishill.co.uk | 020 7820 7336

Faye Marshall: faye.marshall@harrishill.co.uk | 020 7820 7303


We look forward to hearing from you.