Head of Development

Head of Development

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  • Sector:

    Fundraising, Trusts, Statutory & Legacy, Major Donor

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  • Salary:

    £40k - 50k per year

  • Contact :

    Hannah Laking

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7331

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Harris Hill is delighted to be partnering exclusively with a wonderful Arts and Heritage organisation to recruit their Head of Development. The Head of Development will be responsible for securing the income and resources needed to deliver a brand new Museum, for all. They will be expected to have a donor-focused, but entrepreneurial, mindset and will have a special focus on, but not limited to, philanthropy, trusts, and individual regular and one-off giving.

This role is perfect for a major giving and trusts professional who is looking for that next step up, but it is also perfect for candidates who want to shape something from the ground up. You will be working with a small, but mighty team who value passion and creativity, but also believe in a healthy work-life balance. They are an incredibly inclusive, passionate, and wonderfully friendly team who are genuinely excited to get a brilliant high-value fundraiser in post.

To be considered for this role you will have experience of:

  • working with major donors and have examples of upscaling gifts
  • success with a capital campaign and experience of securing high levels of income in a museum, charity, or similar organisation
  • securing funding from trusts and foundations such as National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF), Arts Council or similar

If this role sounds like the perfect next step for you and you want to find out more, please do get in touch with Hannah at Harris Hill on mailto:Hannah.laking@harrishill.co.uk or call her on 02078207331.

Salary is £40,000 - £50,000 and this role can be part time or full time.

A CV and supporting statement are required by Monday the 1st of November.

First round interviews will be held in person the week commencing the 8th of November 2021.

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, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.