Assistant Head of Fundraising (Engagement)

Salary - £45k
Location - Cambridge Cambridgeshire
Type - Perm
Discipline - Fundraising

Organisation - International Development
Agency Contact - Amelia Lee
Reference - J17798

Would you love the opportunity to work for an international charity with global partners which supports vulnerable children in over 125 countries?

We are looking for an experienced senior fundraiser with expertise in direct marketing, legacies and community engagement to bring strategic thinking and operational excellence to SOS Children’s Villages, one of the world’s largest and most highly regarded NGOs, as they build up their UK-based fundraising team.

Charity People’s brief: to find a creative and innovative expert to head up the engagement aspect of their fundraising division. This is a phenomenal opportunity and has huge scope to add to the existing portfolio of compelling projects and raising awareness of the organisation's work in order to create new prospecting opportunities. Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, you will grow the charity’s income through; direct marketing, legacies, community & national events and volunteer fundraising.

On our absolutely ‘must have’ list:

• Significant demonstrable previous experience managing at a senior level managing teams of fundraisers.
• Substantial budget management experience, where planning and preparing fundraising budgets has been a significant part of the role.
• Fundraising experience with demonstrable best practice and procedural processes embedded ideally in direct market, legacy fundraising and community.
• The ability to lead and motivate a team of fundraisers across different fundraising disciplines and with various degrees of experience.

If you are an ambitious, self-motivated fundraising leader who is driven by exceeding targets, then please apply initially with a copy of your CV to Amelia Lee:

Final deadline for completed applications is Monday 27th November and we are anticipating a significant response, so please do get in touch ASAP to avoid disappointment.

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Amelia Lee

Amelia Lee

Regional Recruitment Manager

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