Head of Fundraising and Communications

Head of Fundraising and Communications

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  • Sector:

    Fundraising, Marketing & Communications

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  • Salary:

    £45k - 50k per year

  • Contact :

    Zach Stuhldreer

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7332

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a fantastic and unique medical research charity in their search for a Head of Fundraising and Communications.

We are looking for an ambitious, skilled fundraiser to lead on all income generation, marketing and communications activity.


  • Develop and implement a 3-5 year fundraising and mobilisation strategy, business plan and budget for all aspects of the work to increase income and profitability
  • Ensure effective operational plans are developed to deliver the outcomes required by the strategy and to monitor and evaluate their impact
  • Be responsible for setting income and expenditure targets, maximising effectiveness through improving Returns on Investments (ROIs)
  • Ensure a varied range of income sources are secured and developed including, corporate fundraising, trusts, individuals, events, trading, major donors (prospect researching) and create a range of fundraising products
  • Develop a comprehensive set of reporting and analytics including KPI and retention reporting, to deliver insight and analysis
  • Develop and deliver a marketing strategy


  • Previous experience of designing and delivering a successful fundraising strategy
  • Experience of leading and managing a team to deliver high quality results to deadlines
  • Proven experience of working in a senior team to develop a high level strategy and business plan
  • Experience working within a varied fundraising role and proven track record in generating income against targets
  • Experience of delivering effective marketing & communications activity to support to income generation targets
  • Proven track record of initiating and delivering marketing strategies, that have built understanding, awareness and engagement