Head of Fundraising

WR Fundraising Recruitment are looking for a Head of Fundraising to take on an exciting new position with a national charity dedicated to protecting and preserving our parks and green spaces. Leading a small team, and with a particular focus on developing new partnerships, this role is ideal for anyone currently leading a department, or in a current post as a fundraising manager.


You will have a solid background in income generation and relationship building, be persuasive, and passionate about the importance of the charity’s work. In return you will be part of an organisation where you can develop, gain a wide range of experience, and enjoy a flexible working approach where you can shape the role. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to take on a Head of level position where they can have a real impact, build a great case for support, and really influence the future of this important organisation.


Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Shape and deliver the fundraising strategy, in line with organisational objectives and budgets

  • Drive forward the development of major donor relationships and corporate partnerships

  • Work collaboratively to identify prospects and convert them into effective partnerships

  • Identify new fundraising opportunities across a range of income streams

  • Create stewardship plans for supporters to drive engagement and collaborate on overall communications strategies, including content creation for on and offline channels

  • Line manage a small team working across trusts, foundations, and supporter care

  • Representing the charity to external audiences, engaging with potential and existing supporters, HNWI, and major donors

  • Support the overall evaluation strategy, developing reports on fundraising income and impact

The ideal candidate for this role will:

  • Have demonstrable experience of fundraising and management, with the ability to work across a multi-disciplinary team

  • Have proven experience in developing and stewardship of corporate partnerships

  • Have a track record in achieving fundraising targets and securing donations from a range of sources, including individuals, corporates, legacies, and trusts

  • Be a strong and versatile communicator, able to engage and inspire a range of audiences

  • Have a collaborative approach, able to line manage a team, and lead by example

  • Be flexible and adaptable, able to support the wider team when needed

  • Be highly organised and able to manage time through effective planning


To register your interest and for more information please send your CV in the first instance.

Job Location

West London


£45,000 per annum on experience


Full Time (37 hours)



Closing Date


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