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Director of Fundraising

£35000 - £43000/annum excellent benefits


Brewster Pratap are delighted to be working in partnership with Cavendish Cancer Care to support them whilst they recruit for a Director of Fundraising. The Job will lead, monitor, develop and motivate the fundraising team and volunteers to meet and exceed the needed income generation needs, setting budgets, fundraising strategy and financial plans with the Cavendish Management Team and Board, maximising opportunities and resources and constantly evaluating performance. Accountable to:
Board of Trustees Reporting to:
Chief Executive Accountable for:
CCCC fundraising team (including fundraising volunteers) Job Summary:
Key job duties The principle areas of job duties include:

* Implement the strategy agreed with the Board of Trustees and Chief Executive to achieve the income targets
* Optimise income, working with the fundraising team to achieve agreed objectives.
* Provide line management to the fundraising team, including performance management, supervision, recruitment and development, building an effective team of both volunteers and staff
* Sustain and develop relationships with all donors, maximising opportunities to enhance the number and contribution of these groups and individuals in order to increase their long term financial support
* Maximise media opportunities, both online and offline, in a planned and responsive way
* Manage donor research, identifying new funding opportunities and ensuring we are able to present a compelling case for support and demonstration of impact Key Deliverables
* Significantly grow our net income from current 201.17 baseline
* Ensure development plan in place for all key fundraising revenue streams including legacies, major donors, corporate, regular giving, in aid of events and in house fundraising
* Agree three year financial framework with management team and Board of Trustees, supporting our overall five year strategy
* Case for support reviewed and developed with clear measures of impact in place and then monitored and evaluated
* Identify, implement and report to CE. Board on key lead indicator input drivers for all members of fundraising team
* Ongoing media coverage secured, raising our profile and ensuring we have a compelling story to tell our key stakeholders
* Donorflex (our CRM system) up to date, with financial performance reported on a monthly basis to Board and Management team Key Measures
* Net income generated and return on investment
* Number of donors- new and retained
* Value of donors, based on recency, frequency and value of donations
* Additional asks agree. upsold (ie second gif. proposition sold in etc)
* Number and quality of media mentions
* Performance management documentation and utilisation
* Staff and volunteer retention THE PERSON:

* Ability to organise self, prioritise varied workloads, plan effectively and work to deadlines
* Ability to achieve a high output, whilst maintaining quality
* Demonstrating patience and perseverance when faced with setbacks and challenges
* Ability to present information, both written and verbal, using a variety of approaches and tools to a diverse range of audiences
* Ability to actively support colleagues and build good working relationships at all levels
* Strong all-round IT skills
* A skilled negotiator with proven track record
* Understanding of general fundraising principles
* Knowledge of project planning and evaluation
* Knowledge of relationship fundraising and marketing
* Knowledge of best practice and legal aspects of fundraising including:
data protection, direct marketing, Gift Aid
* Knowledge of databases, preferably Donorflex Experience
* Significant experience in managing a range of revenue generating programmes
* Significant experience of budget setting and management
* Experience of developing a strategy and implementing it successfully
* Experience of leading a team and meeting challenging targets
* Experience of managing a fundraising team of staff and volunteers
* A successful track record of financial achievement in fundraising
* Experience of making a case for support and developing fundraising materials THE BENEFITS:

* Permanent, Full time
* Normal working hours are Mon- Fri 9.00- 5.30, however, evening and weekend working is needed as needed
* Pension Employer Contribution 3%, Employee Contribution, variable up to 8%
* Annual Leave:
25 days + Bank Holidays Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group focuses on the recruitment of talent in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of recruitment and talent identification we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at (url removed) for more information on Jobs or Recruitment

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