Director of Fundraising-Volunteer

from International Women's Initiative
Closing date: 20 Dec 2019


The Director of Fundraising will lead a small and dedicated team of fundraisers to provide the necessary vision, leadership, and fundraising skills which will enable the organisation to achieve its fundraising targets and organisational development programmes. They will have substantial fundraising and management experience, a talent for building relationships and a proven track record in securing funds from statutory sources, foundations, trusts and major donors. Experience in development of an individual donor programme including donor marketing is also an advantage. Performed remotely.


Key Deliverables: Strategy and planning

▪ Lead the annual fundraising planning process to produce effective strategies to achieve income targets across the range of revenue streams

▪ In cooperation with the Executive Director, lead the development of any long-term strategy to achieve agreed long term organisational goals

▪ Identify new potential income streams and produce strategies to access these funds

▪ Produce cost-effective budgets to achieve action plans

▪ Develop and maintain income and expenditure tracking and evaluation systems

▪ Undertake annual performance reviews

Key Deliverables: Fundraising

▪ Manage an effective fundraising team that delivers fundraising income meeting set targets

▪ Oversee the management of grant and trust income programme, supporting the Executive Director as necessary and ensuring production of effective, high quality proposals and reports

▪ Lead on development of new funding streams

▪ Develop and maintain effective supporter journeys for the development of relationships and retention


▪ Educated to degree level or equivalent

▪ Highly self-motivated and able to work autonomously, take initiative and make decisions

▪ Evidence of Continued Professional Development relevant to the role purpose and level

▪ Strong leadership skills

How to apply:

To apply please forward your CV & cover letter, or for more Information, email