An exciting and brand new role has now become available for the appointment of Head of Fundraising at Arthur Rank Hospice Charity in Cambridge.
Head of Fundraising
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity supports people in Cambridgeshire who are living with a life-limiting illness. Delivered from our new location at Shelford Bottom, Cambridge and the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech, our care and services are provided free of charge and we have been recognised, this year, as outstanding by CQC. Our professional, compassionate and practical services deliver care, counselling and education, helping our patients and their loved ones to make every moment count.
An exciting and brand new role has now become available for the appointment of Head of Fundraising who will play a significant part in helping to support our high-performing fundraising team. You will be responsible for overseeing the teams who are securing income from individuals and groups fundraising in the community, and driving income through third party and mass participation fundraising events and products for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity. This role will work in collaboration with the Head of Engagement to place the supporters or donor at the heart of our strategy and in doing so, develop fundraising for the benefit of the whole team and the wider charity.
The Head of Fundraising will also work closely with the Director of Fundraising and Communications and the Senior Leadership Team, and be required to play a key role in the continued development and implementation of the strategy with your direct reports. Your role will see you develop your own relationships to raise funds, whilst also supporting your team to achieve their objectives.
In this role, you will be required to show excellent leadership to the team, helping to drive the fundraising strategy, in addition to, taking a leading role in the development of appropriate products and events to support sustainability within the charity.
An ideal candidate will be very well organised, confident public speaker, able to manage a number of different projects and application processes at any one time, have GCSE Grade C and above in English and Maths, experience of line managing a team, as well as excellent understanding of donor CRM systems.
A full and clean UK driving licence as well as use of own car (mileage will be paid) will be required.
At Arthur Rank Hospice we value our staff and offer a range of benefits: Personal Pension Plan (with ability to retain membership of NHS Pension Scheme subject to qualifying criteria), Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Study leave, Lease cars (eligibility criteria applies), generous holiday entitlement, Staff Survey and staff Forum, access to Occupational Health Services, flexible working, ongoing training, Payroll Giving option, Group Life Assurance, Long Service Awards and staff discounts to our in-house Bistro and Salon HD.
Hours: Full-time (37.5 p/w), some evening and weekend work with be required, time off in lieu (TOIL) will be provided in these instances
Salary: £30-36k per annum
Unfortunately, only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Candidates with a disability that meet the minimum criteria will be guaranteed an interview.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Interviews: 15th or 18th November
Closing Date: 6th November 2019