LOCATION: Ideally Derby but other locations considered (with a requirement to travel to Derby at least once a week)
HOURS: Flexible, between 3 – 5 days per week
SALARY: £27,000 pro rata plus 5% pension contribution
CONTRACT: Initially fixed term for one year
Welcome Churches has an exciting opportunity for a passionate, enthusiastic individual to help us to grow our work, by strengthening our fundraising capacity and ability. We are at a pivotal moment as a charity as demand for our work is growing exponentially. We are seeking to invest in our future growth and sustainability through recruiting a Head of Fundraising. This role will join the organisation as a member of the Senior Management Team and will be in charge of growing and diversifying the charity’s income through a mix of church engagement, donor engagement and trust and grant fundraising. We are looking for a Head of Fundraising who has experience in managing individual regular and one-off donors via Customer Relationship Management software as well as successful experience in grant bid writing and raising funds through eliciting high net worth donors. We are also looking for someone who understands how to engage with churches across the UK to raise financial support.
Our new Head of Fundraising for Welcome Churches will have proven fundraising experience in the charitable sector, as well as an understanding of engaging with churches and Christian individuals. They will have an active Christian faith, and passionate about local churches welcoming refugees and asylum seekers into their communities. If you would like to make a real difference to refugees’ lives and think you may have the skills and experience we need, please download the full job description and details of how to apply here.
Deadline for applications: Monday 14th June, 9am.