Fundraising Manager, Hacked Off
Full time, one year, based in central London
Deadline for Applications: 20 September 2013
Interviews are expected to be scheduled for the week beginning 23rd September.
Purpose of the Job
To develop and manage HO’s fundraising activities, including (and in order of priority) developing a programme of giving by High Net Worth Individuals (middle value donors and major donors); making applications to trusts and foundations and potentially achieving charitable status. This post reports to the Chief Operating Officer and in his or her absence to the Executive Director.
To work with the COO and other persons designated by the Executive Director to develop a sustainable fundraising and development strategy
To develop an unrestricted income stream
To lead the development and delivery of fundraising from High Net Worth individuals, charitable trusts and institutional grant makers.
To personally secure funding from HNW individuals and charitable foundations
To work collaboratively to develop and maintain relationships with HNW individuals and key supporters.
To sustain and develop major new relationships with strategic level funders
To work with a lawyer designated by HO to achieve charitable status
To act as an ambassador for HO, protecting and promoting its good name and reputation at all times
To organise and facilitate activities to cultivate and cement funding relationships.
To manage all donor communication and thanking
To develop the fundraising element of HO’s website
To ensure that all fundraising is compatible with HO’s mission and ethos
To develop and maintain an effective donor database
To ensure that the database is in compliance with the Data Protection Act
Undertake other fundraising duties as required by the Executive Director
NB: This post will be subject to a three-month probationary period.
*To download the person specification, please click on the following link: Person Spec Chief Fundraiser
How to apply
Please send your CV, along with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4, outlining your suitability for the position, to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information about the role, please email email@example.com with your contact details.
About Hacked Off
Hacked Off campaigns for a free and accountable press. Established in 2011, it has become an influential movement for change in UK press regulation policy. More than 175,000 members of the public signed our petition calling for implementation of the recommendations of the Leveson Inquiry. We also work with, and have the support of, many victims of press abuses. Hacked Off is working for the implementation of the cross-party royal charter on the press and the establishment of effective and independent self-regulation for newspapers in line with the Leveson recommendations. We and our supporters want to ensure that the public are better protected against unscrupulous press practices in the future, and are provided with affordable, fair and straightforward redress when things go wrong.