Head of Fundraising

Royal Academy of Engineering

Closing date 15 September 2019
Location London
Position type Permanent
Role Finance / Purchasing
Salary GBP 60,000–68,000
Benefits A full range of benefits, as well as our flexible working/core hours policy can be found here: https://www.raeng-careers.org/values-and-benefits

Job description

We are looking for a Head of Fundraising who will work with the Development Team and the Academy’s most senior stakeholders to lead a team in the development and delivery of a philanthropic and individual giving strategy. You will on occasion deputise for the Development Director and will be an ambassador for the Academy at an impressive portfolio of events.  

You will develop the Academy’s philanthropy activity and individual giving programmes (major giving, annual fund, legacies and bequests). You will work closely with Trustees and the Development Advisory Board to create and deliver successful donor strategies and outcomes. This includes developing engaging marketing and communication strategies for all supporters. With research support available, you will focus on initiating, cultivating and stewarding a portfolio of donors and high value prospects capable of making six figure gifts and higher.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please upload a CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages of A4.

We ask that you complete the equal opportunities information online when you submit your application. The information collected will be treated as confidential, used for statistical purposes only, and will not be treated as part of your application.

Finally please ensure that you have included mobile, work and home telephone numbers, as well as any dates when you will not be available or might have difficulty with the indicative timetable.