Henshaws is a northern charity supporting people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to go beyond expectations.
We believe that, wherever they are, everyone has the right to an independent and fulfilling life. Our support, advice and training enables people and their families build skills, develop confidence, help each other and look forward to a more positive future.
We are looking to recruit a Fundraising Development Manager (Yorkshire) to cover maternity leave and to lead, develop and manage fundraising in Yorkshire and the East.
To lead, develop and manage fundraising in Yorkshire and the East. Ensure fundraising targets are exceeded by cultivating and securing high value partnerships, and by developing and implementing sustainable fundraising plans in line with the organisational and fundraising strategy.
The post holder will provide leadership and guidance to the fundraising team and monitor and report on performance to inform decision making and ensure net income growth is achieved.
Lead the development of Henshaws Fundraising across the area to maximise net income and develop sustainable income streams for short, medium and long-term growth.
Lead, manage and oversee fundraising activity with accountability for collective and individual performance.
Monitor and evaluate progress against strategic plans using management information and budgets to produce reports and forecasts as required.
To be lead specialist in major relationships and corporate fundraising, account managing relationships where appropriate, cultivating new and sustainable relationships for the future
To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Proven experience of planning and managing fundraising activities
Knowledge of fundraising Regulation and codes of practice
Educated to degree level or equivalent, or demonstrable equivalent professional experience
Closing date Monday 12th April 2021 – 12 Noon
To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.
Registered Charity No: 221888