Head of Fundraising and Communications - Catholic Children's Society (Westminster) Permanent

This is an exciting and highly important role within the Catholic Children's Society that will see the successful candidate joining the Senior Management Team. The Catholic Children's Society is a medium-sized organisation.  It is based in West London and has exciting development plans and opportunities. The post holder will be managerially accountable to the Chief Executive and will work closely with the trustees. As Head of Fundraising and Communications you will develop a coherent Fundraising and Communication strategy in line with the society's strategic plan and deliver a programme of fundraising activity which will initiate, grow and sustain voluntary income streams. You will develop and expand a number of fundraising avenues for the organisation, most importantly initiating major donor and trust fundraising activity. Additionally this role will be required to raise the profile of the Society locally and nationally through a range of media and conduct all the relevant marketing activity through the support of a small but effective team.

There is enormous potential within this role, you will have the opportunity to put process and structures in place and develop new avenues of fundraising that the charity is yet to explore fully but fully backs and will invest in.

Who we're looking for

You will have:

Demonstrable proof of leading trust and major donor appeals that delivered an income target within a set time limit.

Five years experience within a fundraising environment.

Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Experience.

Strong Understanding of the charity sector.

A strategic mind, with a proven ability to develop and implement strategies with impact.

Experience of writing and implementing successful marketing, communications and fundraising strategies.

You do not need to be a Catholic, it is just important to respect the views of the organisation and be able to talk with passion and conviction about the cause and its aims as a charity.

About our client

The Catholic Children's Society is a medium sized organisation  based in West London and has exciting > development plans and opportunities.

What's on offer

Excellent Package  + Benefits

Michael Page Contact

For further info, apply or phone on 0207 269 2593.  Job Ref: 13114317

Your application will be sent to Jael Simon.

Please send all applications to jaelsimon@uk.michaelpage.com

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