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Head of Fundraising

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to be partnering with the fantastic national Children’s Charity, Chance to Shine. They change young people’s lives through cricket giving them the opportunity to play, learn and develop through the sport. They are searching for a Head of Fundraising to play a key part in leading the Fundraising team to success.

This is an exciting time to be joining the Fundraising team as their programmes are well established with excellent support from key stakeholders, especially ECB and Sport England.

As Head of Fundraising, you will lead and manage the Fundraising team to achieve ambitious targets with specific line management responsibilities for four team members in the areas of Corporate partnerships, Individual Giving, Trusts & Foundations and Events. You will develop and ambitiously build upon an annual income base of around £2.5m in private fundraising across all areas within the Fundraising team. You will pro-actively source and secure new opportunities across all areas of Fundraising and support the CEO and Directory of Strategy & Fundraising to establish high-level partnerships, deputising where required. You will also identify and engage with other charity partners and organisations to find opportunities of mutual benefit to their income and programmes.

To be considered for this role, you will need:

  • Significant experience of fundraising from Major Donors and Corporates or Trusts, with a track record of growing income

  • Successful long-term relationship building skills, putting supporter/stakeholder experience front and centre

  • Robust experience of implementing successful strategic fundraising plans to grow income

  • Experience of identifying and delivering successful new commercial/sponsorship partnerships

  • Experienced line manager, with the ability to lead and motivate teams to achieve ambitious goals

If this role sounds of interest to you and you want to have a chat and review the full job description, please do contact Dominic at Harris Hill on or call him on 020 7820 7332.

Salary: £55,000 - £62,000
Permanent, Full-time
Location: London

Deadline - Wednesday 26th June at 9am
Applications Process - CV and Cover Letter

As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.