My client, Winston’s Wish was the first charity to establish child bereavement support services in the UK, and they continue to lead the way in providing specialist child bereavement support services across the UK, including in-depth therapeutic help in individual, group and residential settings. Since the charity began in 1992, they have understood the impact of bereavement at a young age and have developed a range of practical support and guidance on bereavement to children, their families and professionals via a national helpline and publications for all ages. They also offer specialist support programmes for children affected by deaths related to murder, manslaughter, suicide or the military community. The charity is looking for an exceptional corporate fundraiser to join their ambitious team. The Head of Corporate Fundraising will be responsible for devising and implementing plans to significantly increase income from corporates. The role will work to secure new business, as well as manage with existing corporate partners.
This is a national role and there is flexibility on where it can be based although regular travel to Cheltenham Head Office is essential (Bristol, Birmingham, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire candidates considered).
Key responsibilities will include:
Work with the Director of Fundraising to develop a targeted growth plan for corporate fundraising and increase corporate income by delivering excellent account management.
Develop and implement cultivation plans for prospective corporate partner. Research, pitch for and secure new corporate partners.
Write compelling sponsorship proposals for both event and services to attract and secure sponsorship income.
Person specification to include:
Previous successful experience of a Corporate Fundraising or corporate sales role.
Experience of managing a pipeline of corporate prospects and providing first class account management.
A desire to deliver the highest level of customer service to supporters.
Experience of setting targets and working to agreed expenditure budgets.
Deadline for applications: 30th November 2017
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