Head of Fundraising

Position: Head of Fundraising

Duration: Maternity Cover up to 12 months

Location: Global Secretariat Hub Office or AA Country Office

Salary: Grade F - Local terms and conditions will apply

At ActionAid International we are looking for an experienced Head of Fundraising who would relish working on a global stage and is inspired by the challenge of expanding our international reach and increasing our individual giving and philanthropy income. Is that you? If so we can offer you a unique opportunity to shape a major NGO that helps people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice.

As Head of Fundraising you will lead the implementation of our strategy to increase individual giving and philanthropy income, mobilising people and resources across the ActionAid federation to innovate, improve systems and practices, and develop a top performing team and peer network. 

To succeed you will be a graduate with extensive experience in managing or leading an individual giving  operation within a non-profit organisation. You will have a good understanding of fundraising channels and skills to monitor and assess performance across a broad range of fundraising methods. Your technical skills will be complemented by strong communication, interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills – making you effective at inspiring, motivating and leading others regardless of location.

If you have the right skills and experience please send your CV and motivation cover letter by 22 October 2017 to hrworkspace@actionaid.org. Interviews are likely to be held on 26th October. 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.

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