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Head of Fundraisng

Harris Hill is delighted to be assisting the fantastic martime charity, Sailors' Society, in the search for a new Head of Fundraising at their office in Southampton.

Sailors' Society is an international charity, striving to support individuals and their families, in all ports around the world. The organisation has a history dating back to the early 19th century. The society begun providing floating shelters and chapels on river banks, to the international network of chaplains and seafarer centres, evidencing the continual revising of its programme to meet the demands of the fats changing world. The average crew member is spending more time physically out on the water and less time in ports and on land. The expert welfare support that the charity delivers, targets three separate aspects of a Seafarers life; At Home, At Sea and In Port. This triple targeting is part of a new programme that the society are implementing.

The charity are looking for an experienced Head of Fundraising to join their vibrant team. The crux of the role is to implement fundraising plans, in conjunction with developing new innovative areas of income and fundraising. Furthermore, you are tasked with the responsibility of managing the fundraising team, with corporate partnerships and events being the priority. Finally, the postholder will work right the way down to the grassroots level of fundraising, in and amongst communities, with the intention of increasing the following and support for the society's mission.
To be considered for this role you will need to be well versed in building and managing relationships with current and future sources of funding. You must have proven knowledge, strong experience and expertise of fundraising across Corporate Fundraising and Events. In addition, you will have excellent written communication skills and project management skills.
If you would like to receive a full job specification for this role or have a confidential conversation, please send your cv to natalie.lawford@harrishill.co.uk or call Natalie at Harris Hill on 0207 820 7336.


Job title Head of Fundraising
Organisation Sailors' Society
Location Southampton, SO19 9FF
Remuneration - 45,000
Contract Permanent, 37.5 hours p/w


This is a rolling recruitment so early applications are encouraged.

Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

We look forward to hearing from you.