Head of Fundraising

Closing Date: 21/11/2018

Martin House provides care and support to children and young people with life-limiting illnesses, and to their families. The hospice is in Boston Spa, Wetherby and we care for children and young people from across West, North and East Yorkshire. 

Purpose-built in a beautiful part of the country, the hospice is a place of refuge and comfort, and this unique opportunity to lead and develop an established fundraising team is one not to be missed.

Reporting to the Director of Income Generation you will have the opportunity to take on the day-to-day leadership of an established fundraising team. You will be tasked with the exciting challenge of developing and delivering the fundraising strategy and devising and implementing fundraising policies and procedures. 

What does the role involve? 
  • Identifying opportunities for growth in existing areas but also identifying and developing new opportunities for growth within income generation.
  • Deliver against fundraising strategy and secure income from various sources to include; Business partnerships, community, events, trust, legacies and major donors.
  • Effectively lead, inspire, develop and manage the fundraising team to enable them to achieve key objectives
  • Devise and implement new policies and procedures across fundraising to include supporter journeys
Who are we looking for?

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity you should have a strong track record in working at a senior level leading a successful, high-performing fundraising team. You must have proven experience in setting and managing significant income and expenditure budgets and experience of achieving/ exceeding ambitious targets.

An inspirational leader and communicator, you must have experience of dealing with senior level contacts both internally and externally, and possess the ability to contribute to the charity at a strategic level.

The role requires excellent knowledge of contemporary fundraising techniques and will need someone with the confidence to be innovative and entrepreneurial. Of paramount importance is a proven record of managerial success, and a wealth of ambition and determination.

Fundamentally, you must be able to demonstrate a genuine commitment to the children, young people and families Martin House cares for and the values they hold. With an abundance of positive feedback, an unrivalled caring environment, great benefits and a beautiful location, Martin House is a fantastic and rewarding place to work making this opportunity a unique and rewarding one.

If you feel excited by the prospect of helping this outstanding charity to achieve their ambitions and have the skill set required to do this then we would love to hear from you.

Please contact Leanne Roberts for a confidential discussion or to apply initially send an up to date CV to Leanne (l.roberts@edenbrown.com).

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 21st November 2018.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 4th December 2018.   
Registered Charity No. 517919
Company Registration No. 2016332, England

Supporting Files

Head of Fundraising Job Description and Person Specification
Further Information
Privacy Notice