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Fundraising Lead

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with the National Eczema Society to recruit their new Fundraising Lead. This is a new role at National Eczema Society, as they seek to grow engagement and support from people affected by eczema. They are a relatively small and agile organisation who punch above their weight and have big ambitions.

National Eczema Society is the UK charity dedicated to making life better for people with eczema and their families. In the UK, around 1 in 5 children and 1 in 10 adults live with eczema, so lots of people look to the charity for hope and support. Their mission is to empower people to live well with eczema, to become ‘expert patients’ supported by a charity that puts their needs first. Through growing their research, campaigning and awareness-raising, they are working to improve eczema care now and in the future.

Fundraising underpins all of the charity’s work and is crucial to their success. As Fundraising Lead you will be responsible for driving donations and supporter engagement using personal, story-led communications.

Some key responsibilities will include;

  • Managing individual giving activity – including activities such as regular giving, one-off donations and appeals, digital fundraising and payroll giving

  • Developing and implementing a supporter engagement programme – create a multi-channel communication programme to optimise supporter retention and deepen engagement

  • Leading on supporter appeals - working with other function leads to ensure activity is integrated and optimised

  • Managing challenge event activity - including promoting and allocating National Eczema Society Gold Bond places in key events

  • General management activities – such as budgeting, planning, strategy development

This would be a great opportunity for an experienced and ambitious fundraiser to take ownership of and drive the future direction of fundraising for this small but mighty charity.

Benefits include;

  • Salary £40,000

  • Full-time, permanent

  • Hybrid 2 days in the office, 3 from home.

  • Office Location- Camden, but soon to move to Central London shared office space.

  • Benefits: 25 days holiday, plus additional 3 days over Christmas, plus bank holidays. A flexible, forward-thinking charity, and supportive team, dedicated to your professional development.

The closing date for applications is Monday 15th April. For more information about this role please apply here now as a consultant will be in touch to discuss further.

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.