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Head of Engagement

Head of Engagement

  • Location

    Rushden

  • Sector:

    Fundraising

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £50k - 60k per year

  • Contact :

    Dagmara Wolosiuk - DePaula

  • Contact email:

    dagmara.DePaula@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7315

  • Job ref:

    HQ00039485

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months, 1 Day

  • Closing date:

    2019-06-12

  • Posted:

    2019-06-10

  • Consultant:

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A great opportunity has arisen for a temporary Head of Engagement (inc. Fundraising, Marketing) for a charity based in Rushden in order lead and deliver on the charity s strategic objectives, especially those focused on delivering benefits from the engagement of key supporter groups, individuals, organisations and institutions. This will be done by ensuring that these relationships are meaningful, beneficial and contribute to the sustainability of the charity s work and mission.

In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

Experience of successfully leading a team, planning and delivering
Experience of setting and meeting fundraising income targets
A broad, strategic understanding of the funding landscape, with particular knowledge of external developments which impact on faith-based charities and giving in particular.
An understanding of effective strategic and operational planning and the ability to develop appropriate, stretching targets and meaningful performance measures.
Specialist knowledge of fundraising law, regulation, and best practice combined with the ability to coach and develop staff at all levels to work in line with National Occupational Standards for their particular role and responsibilities.
High level understanding of tactical marketing processes and techniques, current developments and trends.
Knowledge and skills in website development and social media marketing with understanding of trends in digital technology.
Financial acumen, confident handling data and giving it meaning
The ability to develop and implement leading edge fundraising
strategies, and the ability to spot, develop and maximise potential across a range of income streams and marketing opportunities.
Ability to establish and develop positive relationships with funders as well as a range of external partners.
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with the ability to persuade and promote the charity to VIPs, policy makers and a wide range of audiences. Diplomatic skills and the ability to resolve conflicting opinions and interests are also needed.