Head of Philanthropy

Location: London (Vauxhall) - Hybrid working offered

Salary: £61,423

Contract type: Permanent - full or part time will be considered

Closing date: 19 July 2024


We have a fantastic opening for a Head of Philanthropy, an exciting, newly created role which is responsible for launching a philanthropic fundraising function within the existing Fundraising and Communications Team. This is an important leadership position which will work closely with the Chief Executive, the Board and influencers. You will report into the Director of Fundraising and Communications and will line manage a team of two. You’ll need to be comfortable operating at a senior, strategic level, as well as rolling up your sleeves and kick-starting the major giving programme.

It is a great time to join CARE International UK as we have a renewed energy and focus behind our fundraising, putting it right at the heart of our strategy. You will be given a lot of freedom to shape the programme and will be a key leader supporting the development of the future fundraising strategy. We offer a flexible working pattern and have a strong commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion. We are particularly keen to encourage applications from underrepresented groups.

To be successful in the Head of Philanthropy role you will need experience in:

  • Creating and implementing a successful and sustainable philanthropic fundraising strategy, working with trusts and foundations and major donors
  • Establishing and growing relationships with high value donors and prospects, securing six-figure+ donations
  • Working with a variety of internal stakeholders, with a collaborative style and the ability to influence and persuade
  • Leading teams and motivating others

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