Head of Fundraising

WR Fundraising Recruitment is proud to be working with an inspirational children’s charity at a very exciting time of development.


We have a fantastic opportunity for you to take on a new role as Head of Fundraising – joining the senior management team and leading on a diverse portfolio, helping to shape strategy, inspire supporters, and lead by example, getting the best from your small team and colleagues.


Fundraising at the charity focusses on (but not limited to) corporate partnerships, challenge events, trusts and major donor fundraising, we’re looking for an experienced fundraising professional from a similar role or who’s ready for the next step up in their career to take responsibility for the charity’s fundraising strategy and successes.


Key responsibilities of the role will include:

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

  • Provide support at senior level and motivate the fundraising team (5 reports)

  • Develop new fundraising streams across individual giving and legacy

  • Oversee budgets, prepare reports and deliver presentations on fundraising progress to the senior leadership team and executive board

  • Provide overall long-term direction, personal development goals and oversee set performance objectives including specific income targets for the team;

  • 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 responsibility for income generation

  • Have a proven track record in achieving fundraising targets (particularly from corporate partnerships)

  • Experience of managing a variety of fundraising income streams.

  • Experience of setting and successfully implementing innovative fundraising strategies to deliver significant income growth.

  • Experience of financial management and planning, producing budgets and management reports which enable effective evaluation and monitoring of fundraising income.

  • Ability to work with the communications team to use digital and social media to drive engagement and income.

  • Ability to thrive in a small team environment.


To apply or for further information, please email a copy of your up to date CV in the first instance.


The team at WR Fundraising Recruitment are passionate about bringing together talented fundraising professionals with fantastic organisations. We’d love to hear from you if you are looking for a new fundraising opportunity.

Job Location

North London


Circa £50,000 per annum on experience


Full Time



Closing Date


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