Head of Fundraising and Communications

Merrifield Consultants are delighted to be partnering with Your Place to find a Head of Fundraising & Communications, someone to join their dedicated team and help them achieve their mission to solve homelessness in east London, one person at a time!

Role: Head of Fundraising and Communications

Reports to: CEO

Location: Hybrid (2 days), Canning Town, East London Office

Terms: Full time, permanent

Salary: £49,920 – £60,320

The Head of Fundraising & Communications will lead the charity’s strategy on income generation from corporates, individuals, trusts and foundations, and will focus on developing sustainable long-term income streams.

You will oversee Your Place’s fundraising & communication strategy in order to increase overall awareness of their brand, mission and the difference they make in the homelessness sector by building a strong stakeholder engagement strategy across all audiences.

This role is vital to the charity’s continued growth and delivery of strategic goals particularly through diversification of Income streams, brand and engagement across all audiences.

Skills and Experience needed:

  • Experience developing, implementing and successfully delivering a multi-stream fundraising strategy, with targets of £1m+
  • Brand management experience
  • Experience producing fundraising strategies in the charity sector
  • Experience producing communications and/or marketing strategies (desirable)
  • Ability to focus communications strategies on achieving fundraising targets
  • Strategic understanding of supporter management and journeys
  • Experience of managing and developing high-performing teams

This is an exciting time to join the charity in a newly created role that will add huge value when it comes to enhancing the work being delivered across welfare, education and employability. Your Place also operate within an inclusive, friendly working culture where people are given a high level of trust and autonomy. They have parking on-site and offer flexibility with their working hours to suit individual needs.

Closing date for applications: Please apply at your earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

To make an enquiry or to apply please contact Emma Bell at Merrifield Consultants: emma.bell@merrifieldconsultants.co.uk.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

Merrifield Consultants

£49000 - £61000 per annum