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Head of Community Relationships (Fundraising)

Head of Community Relationships (Fundraising)
Organisation Recruiting: 
Saint Michael's Hospice
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

Head of Community Relationships (Fundraising)

Location: Harrogate District
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Harrogate District Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces.

We are looking for an ambitious individual to join our team and play a key role in leading and managing our Fundraising teams ensuring high standards of fundraising practice are met. As Head of Community Relationships (Fundraising) you will have the opportunity to embed the strategy and ensure it is successfully implemented, delivering substantial net income growth throughout all our brands, including Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces

You will play a lead role in a developing and delivering the strategic aims of the organisation as well as driving improvements in the way we work across Community Relationships to maximise opportunities for growth and development. This will involve working closely and collaboratively with the Marketing and Communications Manager to further the aims of the community relationships team and develop a fully integrated approach to fundraising, marketing and communications and supporter care. You will build strong working relationships across the organisation, representing Fundraising in a range of corporate initiatives and projects.

Successful candidates will have a strong track record in supporter or customer relations; in leading large complex teams with a range of specialisms and have experience driving continuous improvement across an organisation or team. Ideally the successful candidate will also have good knowledge of Fundraising regulation and best practice and be able to demonstrate success in driving net income growth across a diverse range of fundraising revenue streams.

For a full job description and person specification follow the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

We are looking for someone with experience of working across a broad portfolio of income streams and a proven track record in generating income against targets.

You will have exceptional interpersonal skills, and the ability to influence a wide range of stakeholders. Working collaboratively and being a team player are essential skills. The successful candidate will understand the balance of being hands-on in order to get things done and working strategically so that Saint Michaels meets its long-term objectives.

The role is based at our offices on Hornbeam Park, just a few minutes’ walk from Hornbeam Park train station and well-located for commutes from Leeds, York and surrounding areas via train or car.

Benefits include:-

• Competitive rates of pay
• 35 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station
• Free DBS/CRB check

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

Please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our recruitment website. Alternatively please call Helen/Alison in the HR team at Saint Michaels Hospice.

Completed applications to be received by 9am on 30th April 2019

Interviews will be held on 8th May 2019

Interview Date: 
Wednesday, 8 May, 2019
37.5 hours per week
Phone Number: 
01423 876086