Global Individual Giving Lead ( Maternity Cover)

Duration: Maternity Cover up to 12 months

Location: Global Secretariat Hub Office (London, Nairobi, Johannesburg) or AA Country Office

Salary: Grade E – National terms and conditions will apply

Highly successful as a Fundraising Manager, are you are looking for a fresh opportunity in a role that you can make your own while influencing the growth of individual giving in a major international NGO?

This is exactly the opportunity we can offer you at ActionAid International. As Individual Giving Lead, you will support the delivery of the global fundraising strategy to increase individual giving income and will take responsibility for the management of a range of global fundraising projects designed to maximise supporter acquisition, retention and engagement globally, including child sponsorship.

As Individual Giving Lead you will manage ActionAid’s dynamic International Child Sponsorship Team, set their strategic direction and build a motivated team that values continuous improvement and innovation. You will encourage collaborative working across the global fundraising community by coordinating a programme of individual giving peer to peer learning and capacity building and sharing of fundraising best practice. You will also drive individual giving innovation based on market insight, promote new fundraising methodologies and develop new systems so we continue to engage with supporters in meaningful and relevant ways.

You must have significant experience as a successful fundraising manager, be able to demonstrate the ability to acquire and manage a base of regular giving supporters to grow individual giving income. You will have proven expertise in various fundraising techniques, including digital. Ideally you will have experience working across global fundraising markets with a strong project management background and experience in developing fundraising strategies and plans. Your technical skills will be complemented by strong communication, interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills and you will be effective at inspiring, motivating and leading others.

If you have the right skills and experience for this role, please send your CV and motivation cover letter by 27th October 2017 to You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role.  To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK or in another ActionAid Country Office.   

If you do not meet all the essential criteria, please don’t apply as we only invite candidates for an interview if they meet all of the essential criteria listed on the job description. In addition your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.

Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

ActionAid welcomes applications from all sections of the community and we promote diversity. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered.